How the Renewable Fuel Standard works

Thompson, Stephen
March 2009
Rural Cooperatives;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p20
The article focuses on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which is set by the U.S. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The standard requires that U.S. gasoline producers incorporate 9 billion gallons of ethanol or its renewable energy equivalent into their production in 2008. For 2009, the RFS requirement is 11.1 billion gallons.


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