Data on Biodiesel Production Shows Harmful Impact of Stop-and-Go, Short-Term Policies
(Environmental and Energy Study Institute) On May 4, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released monthly data on biodiesel production in the United States since 2009. Biodiesel production fell dramatically during 2010 when Congress decided not to renew production tax credits, and then it accelerated dramatically in 2011 after Congress restored the tax credits. Is this any way to run an energy policy?
The EIA Monthly Biodiesel Production Report shows national and regional monthly biodiesel production data from January 2009 through December 2011 and includes data on producer sales, producer stocks, and feedstock inputs. READ MORE