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Thu Oct 30, 2014 09:15 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group submitted petitions to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requesting that biodiesel fuel manufacturers be granted the same chemical data reporting exemptions that petroleum-based diesel manufactures already receive.

In a news release posted by BRAG on its website Monday, Oct. 27, BRAG said it submitted the petitions to the EPA Oct. 21 through two mechanisms allowed under Toxic Substances Control Act rules.

"We hope EPA recognizes that these petitions only seek to level the playing field for biodiesel and petroleum-derived diesel manufacturers," said Kathleen M. Roberts, BRAG's executive director.

"Under ...

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