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Renewable Fuel Standard Program

Final Rulemaking for Grain Sorghum Oil Pathways

Rule Summary

EPA issued a final notice determining biodiesel and heating oil produced from distillers sorghum oil via a transesterification process, and renewable diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, naphtha, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced from distillers sorghum oil via a hydrotreating process, would meet the lifecycle GHG emissions reduction threshold of 50 percent required for advanced biofuels and biomass-based diesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. 

Final Rule Materials

Final Rulemaking for Grain Sorghum Oil Pathways (PDF) (12 pp, 313 K, published August 2, 2018, About PDF)

Rule History

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Grain Sorghum Oil Pathways