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Virent secures approval from EPA for use of its biogasoline in vehicles [Registered]

Virent recently announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its BioForm® Gasoline in blends of up to 45%. As a registered fuel, Virent’s biogasoline can now be used in cars and trucks. The biogasoline, blended with which blended with conventional gasoline underwent testing at Southwest Research Institute (SWRI) with the results demonstrating that the emissions from the blended fuel were at a level allowed under pollution regulations.. The fuel was manufactured by Virent’s demonstration plant in Madison, Wisconsin, which is capable of producing up to 10,000 gallons of fuel per year. The premium…

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