Despite lingering uncertainty swirling around an expired biodiesel blenders tax incentive and a possibly lower target mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014, the biodiesel industry is optimistic but preparing for the worst. At the National Biodiesel Board conference in San Diego, market participants offered differing opinions on how the next few months might unfold and how potential legislative actions taken by Congress and the US Environmental Protection Agency could affect an industry coming off a record year of production in 2013. Platts Agriculture Editor Jordan Godwin and Senior Pricing Analyst Shameek Ghosh discuss.
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