EPA Proposes 2012 Fuel Standards | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 26 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 27, 2011

EPA Proposes 2012 Fuel Standards

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: EPA, alternative fuel, renewable energy

EPA has proposed new standards for the incorporation of renewable and alternative fuels into the U.S. energy infrastructure for 2012. These standards are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program, which encourages greater use of renewable fuels, including advanced biofuels. The Energy Independence & Security Act of 2007 (EISA) established annual renewable fuel volume targets, which are mandated to reach a total of 36 billion gal by 2022. To achieve these volumes, . . .

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