Biodiesel dominates iowa on-road market
A new report released by the Iowa Department of Revenue shows biodiesel blends represented 70% of the total reported sales of on-road diesel last year in the state — with blends of 11% to 20% biodiesel (B11-B20) making up most of those sales.
“There’s no question that Iowa’s comprehensive state policies encouraging production and use of biodiesel have helped Iowa become the number one biodiesel-producing state,” said Grant Kimberley, Iowa Biodiesel Board executive director. “We produced 345 million gallons last year.”
According to the 2019 Retailers Fuel Gallons Annual Report, Iowa fuel retailers reported selling 636.9 million gallons of taxable diesel fuel.
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