Fuels and Fuel Additives
Fuel Pathway Petitions: Under EPA Review
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Pending Pathway Assessments*
The following pathway requests have been received and are under review:
|Abengoa Bioenergy Netherlands||Ethanol||Grain Sorghum||New (proprietary)|
|Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.||Biodiesel, renewable diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, naphtha, LPG||New (Brassica carinata oil)||Transesterification, Hydrotreating|
|Arvens Technology, Inc.||Biodiesel||New (pennycress)||Transesterification|
|Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC, and Bonanza Bioenergy, LLC||Ethanol||New (grain sorghum)||New (proprietary)|
|Dakota Ethanol Wentworh||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|DriveGreen, LLC||New (renewable electricity)||Landfill biogas||New (proprietary)|
|EdeniQ, Inc.||Ethanol||New (corn kernel fiber)||Any|
|Element Markets, LLC||CNG||Biogas from anaerobic digesters||Any|
|Emerald Biofuels LLC, Global Clean Energy Holdings, and UOP LLC||Renewable diesel, jet fuel, and naphtha||
|Emerald Biofuels LLC and Global Clean Energy Holdings||Biodiesel||Transesterification|
|Golden Renewable Energy, LLC||Renewable diesel||New (municipal sewage sludge),
Biogenic waste oils/fats/greases
|Granite Falls Energy||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|Green Vision Group||Ethanol||New (energy beets)||Fermentation|
|Growing Power Hairy Hill||Ethanol||New (wheat starch)||New (proprietary)|
|Heartland Corn Products||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|logen||Ethanol||New (grain sorghum)||New (proprietary)|
|Montana Advanced Biofuels, LLC||Ethanol||New (barley, wheat starch residue)||Fermentation|
|National Cottonseed Products Association||Biodiesel, renewable diesel||New (cottonseed oil)||Transesterification|
|N/A||Biodiesel, renewable diesel||New (palm oil)||Trans-Esterification;
|N/A||Cellulosic biofuel||New (pulp wood)||Any|
|National Sorghum Producers||Ethanol||New (biomass sorghum)||Any|
|Oberon Fuels||New (Dimethyl Ether)||New (Biogas)||New (proprietary)|
|Osage Bio Energy, LLC||Ethanol||New (barley)||Fermentation|
|Quad County Corn Processors||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|Permeate Refining, LLC||Ethanol||Non-cellulosic separated food waste||Any|
|Poet Biorefining-Chancellor||Ethanol||Grain Sorghum||New (proprietary)|
|POP Diesel, Inc.||New (un-transesterified plant oil)||New (jatropha oil)||New (proprietary)|
|Rothsay Biodiesel||New (biodiesel)||Biogenic waste oils/fats/greases||Transesterification|
|Sabine Biofuels||Biodiesel||Various biogenic oils/fats/greases||New (proprietary)|
|Solazyme||Biodiesel, renewable diesel, jet fuel||Carbohydrate, Algae||Transesterification Hydrotreating|
|Tracy Renewable Energy||Ethanol||New (Sugar beets)||New (proprietary)|
|Trestle Energy||Ethanol||Corn Starch or Grain Sorghum||New (proprietary)|
|Valero Albion||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|Valero Aurora||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|WM GTL, Inc.||Cellulosic Diesel||New (landfill biogas)||Any|
* This table includes abbreviated descriptions of fuel pathways. Please click the link for the applicable proposal (or notice) for a full description of the pathway under review.
Please note: Only official petitions submitted in accordance with the requirements of Section 80.1416 of the RFS2 regulations are included on this list, which will be updated on a regular basis, but is only current as of the date at the bottom of this page.
Completed pathway assessments will be removed from this list and posted in the Determinations page.
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