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DC 2011-02-0001 *amended Mandatory Use of Biofuel Blend

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The Circular mandated the 10% blend of bioethanol by volume into all gasoline fuel distributed and sold by each and every oil company in the country. It is stated that the DOE strictly adheres to the importance and significance of the objective of the Biofuels Act of 2006 to mandate the use of biofuels as a measure to, among others, develop and utilize indigenous renewable and sustainably-sourced clean energy sources to reduce dependence on imported oil, mitigate toxic and greenhouse gas emissions, increase rural employment and income and ensure availability of alternative and renewable clean energy without any detriment to the natural ecosystem, biodiversity and food reserves of the country.
Date: February 06, 2011


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