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    EPA sets 2012 renewable fuel standard proposal at 15.2 billion gallons

    For 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is once again upping the level for how much renewable fuel the U.S. should use in the Agency's Renewable Fuel Standard program (aka RFS2). The EPA's proposed targets are: Biomass-based diesel (1.00 billion gallons; 0.91 ...

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    EPA turns to AVL for emissions testing of renewable fuels

    Back in July of 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced what it thinks the 2011 amounts and percentages should be for four fuel categories under the agency's Renewable Fuel Standard program (aka RFS2): Biomass-based diesel (0.80 billion gallons; 0.68 percent) Advanced ...

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    Canada finalizes regulations for renewable fuel content in gasoline

    The government of Canada has finalized regulations that will require an average renewable fuel content of five percent in gasoline – two percent in diesel fuel and heating oil – starting December 15th, 2010. The regulations are but one minor step in Canada's far-reaching Renewable ...

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    USDA's Renewable Fuels Standard "roadmap" expects 7.9 billion gallons of non-corn biofuel by 2022

    The U.S. Renewable Fuels Standards (RFS2) becomes effective Thursday, July 1 and it describes a whole lot of changes for the biofuels industry in the U.S in the coming decade or so. To prepare for the changes and to figure out just what's even possible, the USDA issued a "Regional Roadmap to ...

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    White House, EPA move forward on biofuel promotion and rules

    The U.S. biofuel industry gets a potential boost and some new rules from the federal government this week. First, the White House – which sort of passed over biofuels with nothing more than a tiny shout-out in the State of the Union speech last week – said in a 14-page report that the ...

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    Insert corny title here: U.S. may not meet 2022 biofuels mandate

    Baring a major breakthrough in cellulosic ethanol technology, the US Energy Information Administration doesn't think there's any way that the United States will meet its self-imposed Renewable Fuels Standard. The mandate in its current form would require that 36 billion gallons of ethanol be ...

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    Texas denied reduced ethanol requirements by EPA

    Texas Governor Rick Perry had requested that the EPA revise its Renewable Fuels Standard requirement to lessen the amount of ethanol for use in automobiles. Between September 1 of this year till August 31 of 2009, the EPA has mandated that 9 billion gallons of ethanol be blended into gasoline, a ...


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