24 Feb '17, 4pm

Biotechnology Innovation Organization Supports EPA Proposal for Biofuel Feedstocks Under Renewable Fuel Standard

Biotechnology Innovation Organization Supports EPA Proposal for Biofuel Feedstocks Under Renewable Fuel Standard

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization in recent comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it supports the inclusion of additional biofuel feedstocks and pathways under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard program. BIO’s comments were in response to a request for comments from EPA on its Proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support Rule, published in the Federal Register last November. EPA extended the comments deadline to Feb. 16. Among key actions of the proposed rule would be an updated regulatory structure that would allow biofuel producers to partially process renewable feedstocks at one facility and further process them into renewable fuels at another facility under existing pathways. EPA says this update would increase the economics and efficiency for the production of biofuels, particularly advanced and cellulosic fuels that have the l...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2017/02/biot...

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