Biodiesel Shutdown
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jan 30, 2015 03:42 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to relax sustainability standards for biodiesel is opening the import market for Argentine producers. That couldn't have come at a worse time for a U.S. biodiesel industry already on the ropes from EPA delays on the Renewable Fuel Standard.

Industry representatives told reporters Friday the U.S. biodiesel industry is in full shutdown mode, at a time when the U.S. soon could begin to see an influx of Argentine biodiesel. Anti-dumping duties imposed on Argentina by the European Union in recent years effectively closed off Argentine biodiesel to the EU. That means ...

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