Biofuel, Press Release

EPA approves Aemetis’ sorghum biofuels under D5 RIN

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted Aemetis approval to produce ethanol using grain sorghum and biogas with the plant’s existing Combined Heat & Power (CHP) system to generate higher-value D5 Advanced Biofuels Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs). The EPA approval also includes D5 RIN generation for separated food waste feedstock used at the Keyes plant, allowing Aemetis to qualify its ethanol as Advanced Biofuels.


About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.


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