TITLE

DATA GAPS EXPOSED IN FIRST BIOFUEL FIGURES

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Aug2008, Issue 403, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34161664

 

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