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Cellulosic Under Construction
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Dec 24, 2013 09:42 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Despite a pending proposal to reduce Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for all biofuels in 2014, one of the nation's first commercial cellulosic ethanol plants in Emmetsburg, Iowa, set to launch next year is still on target to start operations early in 2014, according to a news release from Poet-DSM.

In its RFS proposal still in the middle of a public-comment period that ends Jan. 28, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency called for a cut to the mandated cellulosic-ethanol volume, raising concerns that billions of dollars in investments could be wasted and the wrong market signal sent.

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