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Wolf Administration suspends Pennsylvania's biodiesel fuel requirement

Pennsylvnaia biodiesel fuel requirement suspended
Pennsylvnaia biodiesel fuel requirement suspended 00:22

HARRISBURG (KDKA) - The Wolf Administration has announced a suspension of Pennsylvania's two-percent biodiesel fuel requirement.

The suspension will run through July 26 in an effort to ease the low stock and spot shortages of diesel fuel.

It will allow out-of-state diesel to be sold in Pennsylvania, which is one of the only states that requires a mix of biodiesel in diesel.

"This step was a proactive measure to help ensure the to help ensure that fuel is available to keep the supply chain functioning and food and other products in the marketplace and on consumer tables during extraordinary circumstances," the administration said in an email.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will monitor the conditions that impact the available supply and the suspension may be modified or extended if deemed necessary.

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