Biofuels Washington DC

Biofuels are a renewable energy source that are made from living, or recently living, organisms. Read on to learn more information on biofuels in Washington, DC and gain access to biodiesel, biofuel production, bioalcohols, vegetable oils, oxygenated fuels, and solid biofuels, as well as advice and content on green fuel.

Rainbow Store
(202) 398-1240
3962 Minnesota Ave NE
Washington, DC
J McLaughlin
(202) 333-4333
3278 M St NW
Washington, DC
Universal Gear
(202) 518-7484
1601 17th St NW
Washington, DC
Filene's Basement
(202) 638-4110
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC
Zagodi Fashion
(202) 726-2633
4803 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
J Crew
(202) 537-3380
5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC
Johnston & Murphy Shop
(202) 234-2471
1301 U St NW
Washington, DC
Rainbow Store 1546
(202) 269-0270
622 Rhode Island Ave NE
Washington, DC
Riccardi of Georgetown
(202) 338-5300
3213 M St NW
Washington, DC
Eric Finn Custom Clothing
(202) 232-3042
1732 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC

EPA Proposes Rule to Increase Amount of Renewable Fuel in Gasoline

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EPA Proposes Rule to Increase Amount of Renewable Fuel in Gasoline

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed rule that would require corn-based ethanol or other renewable fuels to comprise at least 3.71 percent of the nation's gasoline supply in 2007. The proposal would implement the renewable fuels standard enacted by Congress as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The act mandates that the United States use 4.7 billion gallons of ethanol or other cleaner-burning biofuels in 2007, and to increase the production requirement steadily to 7.5 billion gallons by 2012.

EPA says that the renewable fuels standard "will expand the use of biodiesel and ethanol, creating new markets for farm products and greater energy security." The agency also predicts that the proposal will promote the development of advanced technologies to produce ethanol from agricultural and industrial waste at a cost that is competitive with current gasoline prices.

The proposal would also establish a program to allow fuel producers to trade credits in order to help implement the renewable fuels standard. Producers would generate credits by blending renewable fuels into their product. The credits could be purchased by other producers that do not meet their renewable fuels mandate.

EPA contends that the proposal would reduc...

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