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RFA Calls on EPA to Update RFS2 ILUC Models
Posted on November 29, 2010
Earlier this month, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) made a positive step for ethanol by updating its indirect land use models in the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). This in effect, will reduce the ILUC penalties in half. Unfortunately, the new rule doesn't take effect until mid-2011 although LCFS kicks in on January 1, 2011.In light of this change, the ethanol industry is calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to also reevaluate its modeling of lifecycle GHG emissions as defined in the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS2). Recently the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) sub...Original article link