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EPA Cuts '13 Cellulosic Biofuel Mandate
Tue Apr 22, 2014 05:12 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is slashing its 2013 cellulosic biofuel mandate from 6 million gallons to less than 1 million gallons based on actual production, the agency announced Tuesday.

EPA said the action follows the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers petitions requesting reconsideration of the standard.

The Renewable Fuel Standard mandates renewable fuels be blended into petroleum-based fuels each year, increasing to 22 billion gallons by the year 2022.

Based on data from the EPA, production of cellulosic biofuel fell vastly short of volume the RFS mandated for obligated parties, including oil ...

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