Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Wed Apr 9, 2014 03:53 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Minnesota mandate for 10% biodiesel blended into petroleum-based fuel kicks in July 1, two years late, according to the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association.

The reason for the two-year delay was the state needed to wait for blending infrastructure to catch up with the mandates, said Mike Youngerberg, senior director of field service for the association.

He said the state legislature passed a biodiesel blending mandate for B5 in 2008 with blends ramping up to B10 in 2012 and B20 in 2015. The higher blends were for summer months only, with the mandate reverting back to ...

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