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Renewable Fuel Standard Program

2013 Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for Renewable Fuel Standard Program (RFS2): Final Rulemaking

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EPA establishes an applicable volume of 1.28 bill gallons for biomass-based diesel (BBD) for 2013. EPA is setting this volume based on consideration of the factors specified in the statute, including a consideration of biodiesel production, consumption, and infrastructure issues. As required under the statute, EPA also assessed the likely impact of BBD production and use in a variety of areas.

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