[NEWS] Oil, Biofuels Groups Battle Over EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standards

– June 9, 2016, Reuters

A sign advertising E15, a gasoline with 15 percent of ethanol, is seen at a gas station in Clive

Photo: REUTERS/Jim Young

Biofuels advocates, farmers and oil industry supporters gathered on Thursday to weigh in on U.S. regulators’ latest plan for biofuels use requirements.

Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) heard comments from over 100 participants on their plan for how much ethanol and other renewable fuel needs to be blended into motor gasoline and diesel next year, ahead of a Nov. 30 deadline to finalize the proposal.

The following are some of the prepared remarks regarding the EPA’s proposal for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for biofuels use next year and biomass-based diesel use in 2018:

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