Bill due to remove corn ethanol from Renewable Fuels Standard

04/22/2013
Bipartisan legislation will be introduced to remove corn-based ethanol from the federal Renewable Fuels Standard in 2014, a group of US House members announced on Apr. 10. "The RFS Reform Act will eliminate corn-based ethanol requirements, cap the amount of ethanol that can be blended into conventional gasoline at 10%, and require the [US Environmental Protection Agency] to set cellulosic biofuels levels at production levels," said Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the bill's primary sponsor. "Renewable fuels play an important role in our energy policy but should compete fairly in the marketplace," he continued. "This legislation will bring the fundamental reform this u...
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