EPA announces new RFS volume targets

01/31/2013 | SeattlePI.com · Hoosier Ag Today (Clermont, Ind.) · FuelFix.com

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to require production of 14 million gallons of cellulosic biofuels this year, up from 8.7 million gallons in 2012. The proposed target is "a reasonable representation of expected production" this year, said EPA spokeswoman Julia Valentine. "Cellulosic ethanol is being produced today at commercial scale in Florida, and with construction nearing completion at several other commercial sites, we fully expect 2013 to be the breakthrough year for cellulosic ethanol," said Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association.

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