RFS Step-Up Requested
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 20, 2015 02:39 PM CDT

By Todd Neeley

DTN Staff Reporter

OMAHA (DTN) -- A bipartisan group of 36 U.S. senators sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Monday asking for even larger increases in biodiesel's share of the Renewable Fuel Standard proposal that is open for public comment until the end of the month.

Though the biodiesel industry emerged with the best gains of any biofuel in the EPA's four-year proposed RFS, the group of lawmakers told McCarthy they believe the proposal still sells short a biodiesel industry that produced 1.8 billion gallons in 2013.

Lawmakers asked for a ...

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