Biogas from livestock operations and other biomass sources that are used to generate power for electric vehicles could qualify for Renewable Fuel Standard credits for the first time under regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Two major players in the energy space are in talks with a key Capitol Hill Republican on legislation that would allow sales of higher ethanol blends to continue unimpeded by current summer fuel volatility restrictions.
Regulators need to take a closer look at the impacts of biofuel production on land use and the carbon intensity of anaerobic digesters as they develop lifecycle assessments for transportation fuels, a National Academy of Sciences report says.
The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized blending requirements under the nation’s biofuel mandate and is calling for higher usage of renewable fuels this year as consumers face skyrocketing gas prices at the pump.
Stakeholders from all sides of the Renewable Fuel Standard cautioned federal regulators Tuesday about moving forward with its proposed multi-year set of blending targets for the nation’s biofuel mandate.