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Fuel ethers improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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Ethers remove barriers wrt ethanol
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European Parliament backs switchover to advanced biofuels
The Parliament has called for a cap on the use of traditional biofuels and a speedy swithover to new biofuels from alternative sources such as seaweed and waste, in a vote on draft legislation that took place on 11...
ENVI VOTE ON ILUC NOT ADDRESSING THE FULL BENEFITS OF EACH BIOFUEL
Rapporteur's report on the Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) adopted by EU Parliament's ENVI Commitee with 43 votes in favour and 26 against.
"MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICES FOR EU BIOFUELS POLICY"
Key MEPs and European Commission representatives attended an EFOA lunch debate organised at the European Parliament on 19 June. The event was hosted by MEP Julie Girling, ECR Shadow Rapporteur on ILUC Dossier for t...
WHAT ARE BIO-ETHERS?
12 June 2013 -- Making the right choices on biofuels quality is the only way forward. Fuel ethers improve air quality, reduce CO2 emissions, provide a cleaner quality fuel. An update of the introductory brochure t...
EP RAPPORTEUR REPORT ON ILUC
15 April 2013 -- EP rapporteur Corine Lepage presented her report (in French only) on Indirect Land-Use Change (ILUC) including a number of amendments on how to address ILUC impacts of convential biofuels.
FUEL ETHERS IN THE CONTEXT OF ILUC
This EFOA position paper on the COM ILUC (Indirect Land-Uce Change) proposal has been tabled at preliminary discussions with MEP’s calling for a more realistic model based on sound science.
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Press Release ENVI vote on ILUC
ENVI VOTE OF ILUC 11 July 2013
Press Release Lunch Debate 19 June 2013
Press Release Lunch debate 19 June 2013
Code of best practice 2012
2nd edition March 2012 addressing environmental aspects resulting from the transportation of fuel ethers by barge. Also available in German and Dutch.
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