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Fri Sep 13, 2013 02:46 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Less than half of the total biodiesel plants in the U.S. fleet are operating, yet their capacity exceeds the current 1.28 billion gallon 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard mandated blending volume obligation, according to a white paper produced by CIMA Green and Augsburg Energy released Wednesday, Sept. 11.

The analysis included a survey of the 198 biodiesel plants across the United States. Of the total, 88 plants, or 44.4%, are currently running, 65, or 32.8%, are closed, and 31, or 15.7%, are idle. The status of the remaining 14, or 7.1%, was not confirmed.

"The data demonstrates ...

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