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EPA proposes 2018 RFS blending levels

Conventional ethanol level set at 15 billion gallons while advanced biofuel levels don’t account for market realities in biodiesel usage.

Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released proposed 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The total renewable fuel volume is proposed to be 19.24 billion gallons, while the proposed conventional biofuel amount of 15 billion gallons maintains the level set in the final RVOs for 2017. The proposal also calls for 4.24 billion gallons of advanced biofuel, including 238 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel.

By law, EPA is require

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