EPA expects 2.5 billion gallons of biomass diesel production in 2017

December 13, 2016 |

In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency expects biomass diesel production to increase in 2017 to 2.5 billion gallons, a record and half a million gallons higher than the final rule for the 2017 RFS calls for. The EPA expects the extra RINs generated from that surplus biomass biodiesel will be applied to the advanced biofuels RIN category that will likely remain short due to decreased sugarcane ethanol imports in Brazil. Brazilian sugar mills continue to focus on sugar production to the detriment of ethanol due to high global sugar prices.

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