Calculation of Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Renewable Fuel Standard

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The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) significantly expanded the renewable fuel standard (RFS) established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005. EISA requires an increasing amount of the 36 billion gallons of renewable fuel by 2022 mandate be met with "advanced biofuels." This report defines the classification "biofuels," discusses the ongoing debate regarding several aspects of biofuels endeavors, and discusses related legislative efforts on climate change policy and low-carbon fuel standards.

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Creation Date: June 25, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Yacobucci, Brent D.

Specialist in Energy and Environmental Policy

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Bracmort, Kelsi S.

Analyst in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: June 25, 2009
Description:

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) significantly expanded the renewable fuel standard (RFS) established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005. EISA requires an increasing amount of the 36 billion gallons of renewable fuel by 2022 mandate be met with "advanced biofuels." This report defines the classification "biofuels," discusses the ongoing debate regarding several aspects of biofuels endeavors, and discusses related legislative efforts on climate change policy and low-carbon fuel standards.

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12 pages.

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