Calculation of Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Renewable Fuel Standard

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The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA, P.L. 110-140), significantly expanded the renewable fuel standard (RFS) established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005, P.L. 109-58). The RFS requires the use of 9.0 billion gallons of renewable fuel in 2008, increasing to 36 billion gallons in 2022.

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Location(s): United States
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

Kelsi S. Bracmort; 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
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The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA, P.L. 110-140), significantly expanded the renewable fuel standard (RFS) established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005, P.L. 109-58). The RFS requires the use of 9.0 billion gallons of renewable fuel in 2008, increasing to 36 billion gallons in 2022.

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15 pages.

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