EPA approves increased biodiesel volumes for 2013

September 2012
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;9/21/2012, p1
The article reports on the increased biodiesel volume requirement under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS2) that was approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for 2013. The American Soybean Association (ASA) supports the decision of EPA and points out several benefits of the increased RFS volumes for soybean farmers and the benefits of biodiesel production for livestock producers. Other sources of biodiesel are mentioned.


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