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January 8, 2015

EPA Anticipates That Sorghum Based Biofuels Could Qualify For RFS


EPA announced that renewable fuels produced from sorghum biomass
could qualify as cellulosic fuel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). This
is a result of a preliminary analysis of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions
resulting from the growth and transport of biomass sorghum feedstocks that are
used to make biofuels. The analysis, which was conducted in response to a
petition from the National Sorghum Producers, assumes that the emissions from
production of biofuels from biomass sorghum are similar to those from
switchgrass. EPA
is accepting comments on the analysis until
January 30, 2015