EPA publishes notice for 15-day comment period on biomass-based diesel cut

Source: By Biofuels Digest • Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017

In Washington, the 15-day comment period on the proposed cut to the volume obligation of biomass-based diesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2018 and 2019 opens Wednesday when it is published in the Federal Register. The Environmental Protection Agency justifies its proposal for reducing the mandate due to increased biodiesel prices for refiners following the expiration of the biodiesel blending credit and the increased prices of imported biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia following anti-dumping import duties