Biofuels Policy in Limbo

Aaron Smith

from ARE Update Vol. 18, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2014

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Federal legislation requires increasing quantities of biofuel to be blended into the fuel supply, but the EPA is vacillating on whether it will enforce this mandate. Biofuel mandates are an expensive way to reduce carbon emissions. The EPA's indecisiveness makes them even more expensive.


Ethanol, Biodiesel, Renewable Fuel Standard


Aaron Smith. 2014. "Biofuels Policy in Limbo." ARE Update 18(2): 1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.