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Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform – sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four people briefed on the matter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign Read More

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA’s use of biofuel waivers investigated

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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen (Reuters) – Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to Read More

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners – documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to save the oil industry money, Read More

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on Read More

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 bln gallons in 2020: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on Read More

EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources

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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from Read More

Soybean oil comprises a larger share of domestic biodiesel (gasoil) production

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May 7, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Biodiesel (gasoil) Production Report, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Note: Marketing years for soybeans run from October 1 through September 30. Biodiesel (gasoil) production accounts for an increasing share of soybean oil use in the United States, currently representing about 30% of domestic soybean oil disposition. Read More

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel (gasoil) cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption. Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion protest Read More

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government’s climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel (gasoil) cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb. Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion protest at Read More

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small refineries for waivers from U.S. biofuel laws, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at EPA headquarters Read More