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US: Commercial biodiesel production falls to 2006 levels
Source : biodiesel.org
Joe Jobe, CEO of the National Biodiesel Board, issued the following statement after a review of recent and projected U.S. biodiesel volumes for 2009: "America is at risk of going backwards in energy security. A review of the March biodiesel production numbers shows commercial biodiesel production fell to 30 million gallons. If this continues, it will reduce industry production to half of the 700 million gallons produced in 2008. A primary reason for this dramatic downturn is the absence of the federal Renewable Fuels Standard. The RFS would initially require the use of 500 million gallons of bio-massed based diesel, which would substantially stabilize the young biodiesel industry as it struggles to compete on an uneven playing field."
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5 May 2009 |
United States & Canada
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