NEWS
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:42 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Dozens of biodiesel stakeholders from across the country were heading to Capitol Hill Tuesday to support the Renewable Fuel Standard and voice strong disappointment with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal for next year's renewable fuels volumes.

The EPA, the administrator of the RFS, released its proposed 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation on Friday, Nov. 15, that cut next year's RFS to 15.21 billion gallons from 18.15 billion gallons set by statute.

The general renewable fuels category, primarily satisfied with corn-based ethanol, was reduced from 14.4 billion gallons to roughly 13.0 billion gallons. For biomass-based diesel, the RVO ...

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