France looking to ban palm oil for biodiesel

July 10, 2017 |

In France, the environment minister is looking to ban the use of palm oil for biodiesel in a move welcomed by Europe’s largest biodiesel producer, Avril that uses primarily rapeseed to produce biodiesel and animal feed. The minister said he is looking to end policy incoherence regarding issues related to climate change policy, such as “imported deforestation” or importing animal feed from Brazil, insinuating those produced from soybeans that could also have impacts of deforestation.

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