Shares of biofuels and ethanol companies surged for a second day after the EPA proposed...

|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of biofuels and ethanol companies surged for a second day after the EPA proposed increasing required use of renewable fuels: GEVO +10%, PEIX +6.1%, GPRE +3.4%, REGI +2.3%, BIOF +1.5%. Also, renewable fuel producer Amyris (AMRS +5.2%) said its plant in Brazil made its first commercial shipment of farnesene, used in specialty chemicals and fuels.