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Comments on EPA’s Proposed RFS Pathway for Biofuel Made from Jatropha

November 12, 2015 Category: Policy Work Area: Land Systems

CATF and other environmental and public health organizations push EPA to revisit its proposal to allow biofuels made from the oilseed plant jatropha curca to qualify for credits under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The comments spotlight the negative impacts of jatropha production on greenhouse gas emissions from land use change, food security, and native ecosystems.