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Wed Nov 13, 2013 05:07 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- As the liquid fuels industries await the proposed 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard, the National Biodiesel Board announced a study Wednesday detailing how holding the RVO at the 2013 level would result in a loss of jobs and wages.

The 2013 mandate is for 1.28 billion gallons of biomass-based diesel blended with petroleum diesel. The U.S. biodiesel industry is on pace for a production record of 1.7 billion gallons, according to the NBB study released Wednesday. The NBB is seeking an increased mandate to 1.7 billion gallons for 2014.

"Biodiesel is a ...

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