US EPA’s 2018 renewable volume final rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the US published the final ruling covering renewable fuel volume requirements for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program on 30 November 2017.

Neste MY Renewable Diesel meets the requirements of an advanced biofuel in the biomass-based diesel category. The final ruling increases requirements for advanced biofuels in the biomass-based diesel category from the current 2.0 billion gallons to 2.1 billion gallons in 2018. The EPA also finalized a volume requirement for biomass-based diesel for 2019 to remain at the same level as in 2018. The final ruling is available on the EPA’s website.

“We appreciate the EPA’s commitment to advanced biofuels and getting the Renewable Fuels Standard program back on predictable track,” says Kaisa Hietala, Executive Vice President of Neste’s Renewable Products business area.

“Neste MY Renewable Diesel is an ideal low-carbon fuel to meet the US renewable fuel standards, as it is fully compatible with existing fuel distribution systems,” continues Hietala.

Many public and private fleets in California use Neste MY Renewable Diesel to meet their greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. Additionally, US refiners, and blenders use Neste MY Renewable diesel to meet their renewable fuel requirements.

Source / More: Neste Corporation

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