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DATE

14/03/2019

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Nur Aisha Abd. Wahab

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Agriculture.com

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HEADLINE

EU Commission decides palm oil should be phased out in biofuel

Agriculture.com (13/03/2019) - BRUSSELS, March 13 (Reuters) - The European Commission has concluded that palm oil cultivation results in excessive deforestation and its use in transport fuel should be phased out.

The Commission published its criteria for determining what crops caused harm, following a law passed by the European Union last year to end the use of feedstocks in biofuels that damage the environment. (Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; editing by Francesco Guarascio)

Read more at https://www.agriculture.com/markets/newswire/eu-commission-decides-palm-oil-should-be-phased-out-in-biofuel