Palm oil biodiesel doesn't meet EPA greenhouse-gas standards

01/31/2012 | · DTN/The Progressive Farmer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected renewable-fuel status for palm oil-based biofuels, saying that the oil failed to meet the Renewable Fuel Standard's 20% threshold for reduced greenhouse-gas emissions. Palm oil-based biodiesel and renewable diesel have life cycle GHG-emission reductions of 17% and 11%, respectively, compared with conventional diesel, EPA said. The EPA has set a comment period through Feb. 27.

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