EPA Raises Renewable Fuel Standard To 14B Gallons

Law360, New York (July 12, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued its new proposed renewable fuel standards for 2011, raising the total volume of renewable fuel that must be included in gasoline to 13.95 billion gallons, up from 12.95 billion in 2010.

That figure will place the total percentage of renewable fuel that must be included in gasoline, most of which will be ethanol, at 7.95 percent, the EPA said Monday.

The increase in the percentage standards relative to 2010 appears smaller than would otherwise be the case, since more...
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