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Regulatory hurdles in the US hinders advanced biofuels market [Registered]

Regulatory hurdles in the US appear to put a brake on successful commercialization of emerging advanced liquid biofuels in particular. In a recently published study by the University of Illinois law professor Jay P Kesan and Timothy A. Slating, a regulatory associate with the University of Illinois Energy Biosciences Institute, they argue that regulatory innovations are needed to keep pace with technological innovations in the biofuels industry. “Getting regulatory approval for new biofuels is currently a time-consuming and costly process,” said Kesan. “By removing some of the uncertainty and some of the expense without compromising on the regulatory concerns, you…

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