EPA Finalizes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized the 2013 percentage standards for the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) program for cellulosic biofuel (0.004%), biomass-based diesel (1.13%), advanced biofuel (1.62%), and total renewable fuel (9.74%). In total, renewable fuels will make up 16.55 billion gallons in 2013. Compliance with the RFS will be implemented by using tradable credits termed Renewable Identification Numbers.