Transportation and Climate
Strategies & Analysis: Fuels
Renewable & Alternative Fuels
EPA’s Renewable and Alternative Fuels pages provide information on the use of environmentally beneficial alternative fuels and vehicles, including E85 ethanol, biodiesel, and alternative fuel vehicle conversions.
For basic information on E85 and biodiesel, see:
- E85, Ethanol and Flex Fuel Vehicles (PDF) (3 pp, 524K, EPA-420-F-10-010a, May 2010, About PDF)
- Biodiesel (PDF) (3 pp, 90K, EPA-420-F-10-009, February 2010, About PDF)
Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
EPA is responsible for developing and implementing regulations to ensure that transportation fuel sold in the U.S. contains a minimum volume of renewable fuel. Visit EPA’s Renewable Fuels Standard site for more information about the program, including regulations and compliance assistance.