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Future Renewable Fuel Standard Targets

Future Renewable Fuel Standard Targets

Renewable Fuel Standards designate the minimum levels at which several categories of biofuel are consumed through 2022.

Renewable Fuel Standard

Renewable Fuel Standard

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008 and 15 billion by 2015

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

8 gallons’ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

8 gallons’ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.

Renewable Fuel Standard

Renewable Fuel Standard

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008 and 15 billion by 2015.

Amazon Deforestation

Amazon Deforestation

Recent deforestation in Brazil has been rapid, causing greenhouse gas emissions. Some argue planting more U.S. corn for ethanol may ultimately be a contributing factor.