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Biofuel Groups Seek New EPA Methods To Bolster RFS' Cellulosic Goals

February 21, 2018
A coalition of 20 biofuel groups says the industry can significantly ramp up production of low-carbon cellulosic biofuels, including by using agricultural wastes such as corn kernel fiber, and is urging EPA to avoid overly conservative methods for estimating future production when setting blending targets for the renewable fuel standard (RFS). “Existing ethanol plants could produce hundreds of millions of gallons of cellulosic ethanol from this single stream of agricultural residue in the near term,” the groups write in a...

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