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Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Thu Jan 3, 2013 04:58 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- There will be a permanent exemption to Canada's mandate for blending 2% biofuel into home heating oil, the Canadian Minister of the Environment Peter Kent said in a news release this week.

In addition, Kent announced a six-month extension for the exemption from the 2% renewable content requirement for diesel fuel for Canada's Maritime Provinces, giving refineries in the Maritime provinces an extra six months to ensure that 2% of the diesel fuel they produce comes from renewable sources.

"It is also expected that the national exemption for home heating oil will provide relief to Canadians ...

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