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EU Targets Palm Oil For Road Fuel Phase-Out, But With Exemptions

Published on Feb 12 2019 8:45 AM in Supply Chain tagged: Palm Oil / Fuel / Environment / European Union / Paywall

EU Targets Palm Oil For Road Fuel Phase-Out, But With Exemptions

The European Commission has concluded that palm oil cultivation results in deforestation and its use in transport fuel should be phased out, but environmentalists criticised it for allowing a number of exceptions.

The Commission published its proposed criteria for determining what crops caused harm at the weekend, following a law passed by the European Union last year to end the use of feedstocks in biofuels that damage the environment.

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