TOPICS / Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2)


The United States' primary regulation mandating the supply of biofuels, administered by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Places requirements for the minimum annual supply of biofuel split into three categories: corn ethanol; cellulosic biofuel; advanced biofuel. Primary source on-line:

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Projected availability of fats, oils, and greases in the U.S.
Projects the domestic production and consumption of biodiesel and renewable diesel feedstocks through 2022. 
Working paper
EPA proposal for Renewable Fuel Standard 2017 volumes
Overview of the main elements of the proposed rule, how it differs from the 2016 rule, and what it means for different types of biofuel pathways and blends.
Policy update
Final EPA rule for Renewable Fuel Standard 2014–2016 volumes
Policy update on EPA’s final rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2014–2016, summarizing differences from the proposal and indications concerning EPA’s approach to implementing the RFS beyond 2016.
Policy update

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