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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has sanctioned a law which increases the amount of biodiesel in the diesel oil mixture, from seven percent to eight percent. Since 2008 Brazil has required the use of the renewable raw material into the mixture of diesel oil.

“We all gain from this, family agriculture, commercial agriculture, biodiesel producers, the Brazilian consumer and the environment,” said Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff last week, when signing the new law. “I hope that in this combination we will also have cheaper prices for the fuel,” she added.

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