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:
|11 Good Energy, Inc.||New (G2 Diesel)||Soy bean oil, Oil from annual cover crops, Algal oil, Biogenic waste oils/fats/greases, and Canola oil||Esterification|
|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)|
|Diamond Green Diesel, LLC||New (renewable naphtha)||Biogenic waste oils/fats/greases, non-food grade corn oil, soybean oil, canola oil||Hydrotreating|
|DriveGreen, LLC||New (renewable electricity)||Landfill biogas||New (proprietary)|
|EdeniQ, Inc.||Ethanol||New (corn kernel fiber)||Any|
|E Energy Adams, LLC||Ethanol||Corn||New (proprietary)|
|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
|Green Vision Group||Ethanol||New (energy beets)||Fermentation|
|Growing Power Hairy Hill||Ethanol||New (wheat starch)||New (proprietary)|
|Guardian Energy, LLC||Ethanol||Corn Starch||New (proprietary)|
|logen||Ethanol||New (grain sorghum)||New (proprietary)|
|Marquis Energy-Wisconsin, LCC||Ethanol||Corn Starch||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|
|Osage Bio Energy, LLC||Ethanol||New (barley)||Fermentation|
|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|
|Solazyme||Biodiesel, renewable diesel, jet fuel||Carbohydrate, Algae||Transesterification Hydrotreating|
|Valero Renewable Fuels Company, LLC: Fort Dodge Plant||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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