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Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Tue Oct 14, 2014 09:34 AM CDT

U.S. spot biodiesel prices took a 6.0cts plunge early Tuesday as New York Mercantile Exchange ULSD futures drop more than 2% and the biodiesel industry lacks support from federal subsidies, including the expired $1 gallon tax credit and uncertainty surrounding the annual mandate.

"Overall the energy market is hurting biodiesel and the fact that we don't have Renewable Volume Obligation and tax credit, there's nothing to support it," said Pete Moss, president and biodiesel analyst for Frazier Barnes and Associates, Memphis, Tennessee. "My diesel fuel price at pump here dropped 20cts yesterday."

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