AGRIBUSINESS: EPA Data Shows Biodiesel Industry on Pace for Record Year

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According to new Environmental Protection Agency figures - the U.S. biodiesel industry reached a new production record for the first half of the year and is on pace to break more.

The EPA has reported that biodiesel producers across the country have produced more than 636-million gallons through the end of June. With that, the industry is set to break the previous annual biodiesel production record of just under 1.1 billion gallons and significantly exceed this year’s Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirement.