EPA: More than 1.7 billion RINs generated in June

By Erin Voegele, Ethanol Producer Magazine.

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for June, reporting that more than 1.7 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first half of the year to nearly 9.21 billion.

More than 14.11 million D3 cellulosic RINs were generated in June, bringing the net total for the first half of the year to 76.97 million. More than 2.02 million D3 RINs have been generated for ethanol, with 44.03 generated for renewable compressed natural gas and 32.76 million for renewable liquefied natural gas. So far this year, 70.46 D3 RINS have been generated by domestic producers, with 8.35 generated by importers.