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BIG NEWS DAY: EPA Announces Volumes through 2017

The EPA today released the Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) proposal to establish volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for all fuel categories including biomass-based diesel. The RVOs proposed are:

2014 – 1.63 BG (billion gallons)
2015 – 1.7 BG
2016 – 1.8 BG
2017 – 1.9 BG

This is good news for the biodiesel industry in terms of certainty and volumes. In 2014 the industry produced 1.7 billion gallons.

Full story: http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/12000/epa-releases-proposed-2014-2015-2016-rfs-volume-requirements

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