Vermont Heating Oil to Contain Biodiesel
(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine) Vermont continues the momentum for clean air policies in the North East by passing a requirement for renewable, cleaner-burning biodiesel to be used in home heating oil throughout the state.
…The broad-based energy legislation establishes low sulfur and biodiesel requirements for all heating oil sold in Vermont, timed to match implementation of similar legislation in surrounding states.
…The legislation requires all heating oil sold in the state to contain a three percent biodiesel blend (B3) beginning July 2012, increasing to seven percent (B7) by 2016. Vermont becomes the ninth state in the nation to pass a statewide biodiesel requirement. READ MORE