With Duane Layton, Nikolay Mizulin, Tiffany Smith, Paulette Vander Schueren
On October 17, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive amending the two major pieces of EU legislation on biofuels: Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Energy Directive or "RED") and Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Fuel Quality Directive or "FQD"), both in force since 2009.