NEWS Press releases Sep 1, 2010

Canada’s 5% Renewable Fuels Standard Gets Green Light

OTTAWA: The Government of Canada today released its final regulations requiring ethanol and biodiesel blended transportation fuels in Canada.

“This is a milestone day for renewable fuels in Canada,” said Gordon Quaiattini, President of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association. “These regulations will help deliver new jobs, new rural growth, and considerable greenhouse gas reductions.”

“Coupled with the federal EcoEnergy for Biofuels and ecoABC programs these new regulations will help foster a vibrant homegrown renewable fuels industry in Canada, and help position Canada as a global leader in the development of next generation biofuels.”

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