August 2008
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Aug2008, Issue 403, p5
The article discusses the greenhouse gas saving report done by the Renewable Fuel Agency. According to the report, road biofuels which replaced fossil fuel-derived petrol and diesel used in Great Britain under the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) are reaching 42% greenhouse gas savings. The RTFO which started in April 2008 requires suppliers to include biodiesel or bioethanol into fuel that should reach 5% in proportion by 2010. The government set the target by 2013 due to concerns on the environmental impacts of biofuels.


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