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EPA releases 2018 RFS levels

Conventional ethanol remains at statutory levels, while biodiesel and cellulosic levels not as high as where supporters suggested.

On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency released the final renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The total renewable fuel volume is set at 19.29 billion gal., which includes 15 billion gal. for conventional biofuels. The advanced biofuel target is set for 4.29 billion gal., including 288 million gal. of cellulosic biofuels.

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