Tag: ENVI

European Parliament’s ENVI committee votes to scrap crop-based biofuels and limit biofuels to 7%

European Parliament’s ENVI committee votes to scrap crop-based biofuels and limit biofuels to 7%

October 24, 2017 |

In Belgium, the European Parliament’s ENVI committee voted 32 votes in favor, 29 against and 4 abstentions for a proposal that would seek to completely phase out crop-based biofuels by 2030 along with a higher, limit biofuels use to 7% of transport fuel and introduce binding renewables targets of 35% but without specific targets for […]

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European Parliament’s ENVI committee calls for palm oil biodiesel phaseout by 2020

European Parliament’s ENVI committee calls for palm oil biodiesel phaseout by 2020

March 13, 2017 |

In Belgium, the European Parliament’s committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety voted in favor of a report that says the European Union should phase out the use of palm oil in biofuels by 2020 because industry has not yet been able to definitively prove that the oils it uses have not led to […]

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Demand for UK wheat and rapeseed oil seen falling on EU parliament vote

Demand for UK wheat and rapeseed oil seen falling on EU parliament vote

February 26, 2015 |

In the UK, the vote earlier this week by the European Parliament’s ENVI committee could have a negative impact on British rapeseed and wheat prices if the Council and European Commission agree to the 6% cap on first generation biofuels. About 2.2 million metric tons of wheat are used for ethanol production while up to […]

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