BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES. REVIEW OUR
COOKIE NOTICE

Register with us today

and in less than 60 seconds continue your access to:Latest news headlinesAnalytical topics and featuresCommodities videos, podcast & blogsSample market prices & dataSpecial reportsSubscriber notes & daily commodity email alerts

Already have an account?

Log in to register

Forgot Password

Please Note: Platts Market Center subscribers can only reset passwords via the Platts Market Center

Enter your Email ID below and we will send you an email with your password.


  • Email Address* Please enter email address.

If you are a premium subscriber, we are unable to send you your password for security reasons. Please contact the Client Services team.

IF you are a Platts Market Center subscriber, to reset your password go to the�Platts Market Center to reset your password.

In this list
Agriculture

US EPA close to releasing 2019-20 biofuel mandate volumes

Agriculture | Grains | Energy | Thermal Coal | LNG | Crude Oil

Market Movers Asia, Dec 17-21: Trade flow between the US and China resumes

Agriculture | Biofuels

Biofuelscan

Agriculture | Electric Power | Natural Gas (North American) | Oil | Metals | Petrochemicals

North American Digital Commodities Summit, 2nd Annual

Agriculture

US soybeans inspected for export up 5.21% on week, down 45.72% on year: USDA

US EPA close to releasing 2019-20 biofuel mandate volumes

Washington — The US Environmental Protection Agency is close to releasing its proposalfor how much biofuel refiners must blend into the US transportation fuelsupply next year, a spokeswoman said Friday.

Not registered?

Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience.

Register Now

The policy will include 2019 blending requirements for ethanol andadvanced biofuels and 2020 requirements for biodiesel.

"The interagency review process is expected to wrap up next week, whichwould put the proposed 2019 RVOs rule on track for publication soonthereafter," the spokeswoman said, referring to required volume obligations."This schedule keeps EPA on track to meet the November 30 statutory deadline."

EPA sent its proposal to the White House in mid-May, according to Officeof Management and Budget records. The notice did not contain any details fromthe proposal.

The Renewable Fuel Standard requires refiners and importers to blend19.29 billion gallons of renewable fuel into the US transportation fuel supplyin 2018, including an implied 15 billion gallons of conventional ethanol. Theconventional level is unchanged from 2017.

EPA set the 2019 biodiesel requirement at 2.1 billion gallons, unchangedfrom the 2018 requirement and up slightly from 2 billion gallons for 2017.

The total 2018 renewable fuel volume represents 10.67% of the UStransportation fuel pool.

EPA publicly released its 2018 proposal last July and met the law'sdeadline for setting final volumes by November 30.

--Meghan Gordon, meghan.gordon@spglobal.com

--Edited by Alisdair Bowles, newsdesk@spglobal.com