NEWS
EPA Eyeing Lower RFS
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:48 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- News reports this week that the Environmental Protection Agency is considering reducing the 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation for blending biofuels mandated by the Renewable Fuel Standard are drawing mixed reactions from industries.

News outlets reported the leak of an EPA proposal to reduce the target for biofuel use to 15.21 billion gallons in 2014 from the 18.15 billion gallons originally set by a 2007 law known as the Renewable Fuels Standard. Of that total, 13 billion gallons of corn-based ethanol would be blended into gasoline, down from the current mandate of 14.4 billion, according to the ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
Ethanol Blog
EPA Cuts '13 Cellulosic Biofuel Mandate
Ethanol Campaign Ramps Up
Cellulosic Advantage Disputed
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog