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EPA Proposes Lowering RFS
Fri Nov 15, 2013 02:53 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 15, released the long-awaited proposed 2014 volume mandates for obligated parties under the Renewable Fuel Standard, which includes a reduction in the overall mandate to 15.21 billion gallons from volumes set by statute at 18.15 billion.

EPA said the proposal seeks to put the RFS program "on a steady path forward -- ensuring the continued long-term growth of the renewable fuel industry -- while seeking input on different approaches to address the E10 blend wall."

Nearly all gasoline sold in the U.S. is now E10, which is fuel with up ...

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