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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 ...

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