EC decision 2014/6/EU - biofuels sustainability
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European commission decision 2014/6/EU on the HVO renewable diesel scheme came into force on 20 January 2014
20 Jan 2014
Climate change - UK
European commission implementing decision 2014/6/EU recognises the HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) renewable diesel scheme as a means to demonstrate compliance with the sustainability criteria under the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) and the amended Fuel Quality Directive (98/70/EC).
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