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Canadian Environment Minister Rona Ambrose announced new requirements for biofuel use over the next few years. By 2010, five percent of the content of gasoline has to consist of renewable fuels such as ethanol and all diesel and heating oil has to be at least two percent renewable by 2012. That amounts to over 550 million gallons of ethanol and 160 million gallons of biodiesel. The new regulations are expected to take up to two years to implement after being introduced in parliament early next y

Both diesel and regular petroleum gasoline sold in Canada will soon contain at least five percent renewable oil, the federal government committed to recently. Now, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) has announced how they're going to help the country reach this goal. The CRFA's plan was developed with input from farmers, agribusiness, fuel producers and consumers, according to CRFA executive director Kory Teneycke. Unsurprisingly, the plan focuses on producing and using more ethanol