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Report – Effects of Increased Biofuels on the U.S. Economy in 2022

Resource: Report – Effects of Increased Biofuels on the U.S. Economy in 2022

This report examines how meeting the RFS-2 would affect various key components of the U.S. economy. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) calls for a Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS-2), which mandates that the United States increase the volume of biofuel that is blended into transportation fuel from 9 billion gallons in 2008 to 36 billion gallons by 2022.

Source:
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Economics Research Service

Sectors:
Sustainable Ag., Food & LandTransportation & Fuels

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