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Detail

Area
United States of America
Commodity Group
Biofuels
Commodity
Biodiesel
Date
01/05/2013
Policy Category
Renewable energy
Policy Instrument
Renewable energy policy
Description
Decided tha all biofuel and biofuel feedstock, including rapeseed, approved in Canada automatically meet the requirements of the US Renewable Fuels Standard programme
Notes
UNITED STATES – biofuel feedstock: The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) informed that it accepted a petition from Canada by which all biofuel and biofuel feedstock, including rapeseed, approved in Canada automatically meet the requirements of the US Renewable Fuels Standard programme. EPA’s approval opens the doors for the exportation of Canadian rapeseed to the United States for use in biodiesel production.