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AFPM asks EPA to reconsider biomass-based diesel rules

3:10 PM MST | November 20, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM; Washington) has filed a petition with US EPA asking the agency to reconsider its final rule for biomass-based diesel renewable fuel volume, which is set to increase 28%, to 1.28 billion gallons, in 2013. The mandate will be costly and ineffective, AFPM says. "Since EPA initially issued the rule, a number of factors have surfaced that could result in unintended consequences that adversely impact both the domestic refining industry and US consumers as well," AFPM says.  There is also data...

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