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RINs Trading Puts Market Forces to Work

CME’s New Contract Comes Amid Shifting DynamicsAs the U.S. moves further along efforts to reduce crude oil imports and carbon emissions, it’s becoming increasingly accepted that market forces produce the lowest-cost and highest-innovation solutions to complex problems…. Continue reading

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GM ‘thanked’ by biodiesel groups for making the Cruze Diesel B20 …

As if one of the world's largest automakers needed additional advertisement, General Motors now is getting big-time support from biodiesel advocates for being the first US automaker to make have one of its light-duty models … Continue reading

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Biodiesel demand has increased price of soybeans by $0.74 per …

Even though biodiesel demand has increased the price of soybeans, it has lowered the cost of meal for livestock producers. Continue reading

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EPA Reports February Biodiesel Production at 77.6 Million Gallons …

Washington�The EPA said Friday that 77.6 million gallons of biodiesel were produced in February. Biodiesel, an EPA-designated Advanced Biofuel that has exce… Continue reading

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Biodiesel Production Bodes Well For RIN Prices And Multi …

The EPA recently released Renewable Fuels Standards 2 (RFS2)production statistics for 2013 through February, and they bode well for the biodiesel and renewable diesel industries. The EPA uses a regulatory device called … Continue reading

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Global Biofuels Production Will Reach Nearly 62 Billion Gallons by 2023, Forecasts Navigant Research

After more than a decade of healthy growth for conventional biofuels like ethanol and biodiesel , the next wave of advanced biofuels is nearing commercialization. The pool of commercially available biomass-derived fuels is expanding to include advanced fuels derived from non-food feedstocks and drop-in synthetic substitutes for gasoline, diesel, and kerosene-based jet fuel. Continue reading

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US EPA preregisters Genscape as QAP-A, QAP-B RIN provider

By Genscape | February 26, 2013 Genscape has announced that it is the first service provider preregistered under the U.S. EPA’s quality assurance plan (QAP) program for A-RIN and B-RIN assurance. The proposed EPA rule provides obligated parties retiring A-RINs … Continue reading

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US EPA approves advanced biofuel pathway for camelina oil

By The National Biodiesel Board | February 25, 2013 The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement Monday after the U.S. EPA finalized its rule approving camelina oil as a new, low-carbon feedstock under the renewable fuel standard (RFS): “This … Continue reading

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U.S. Refiners May Use RINs to Meet Requirement on Biofuel Use

U.S. oil refiners may draw from a reserve of 2.5 billion Renewable Identification Numbers that they’ve banked in previous years to meet federal requirements for the amount of ethanol they blend into gasoline this year. Continue reading

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The 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard: A 10-Minute Guide

In Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its proposed 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS2).??The proposal will be open for a 45-day public comment period and EPA will consider feedback from a range of stakeholders before the proposal is finalized. Continue reading

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