March 23, 2018

China considers retaliatory tariff on ethanol, 127 other products

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe government of China has announced it is considering enforcing duties on 128 U.S. products, including a 15 percent duty on U.S. ethanol, in response to President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products. READ MORE

March 23, 2018

Colombia increases ethanol blend mandate to E10

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe Colombian government increased its national blend mandate for ethanol to E10 as of March 1, 2018, according to an announcement by the country’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, the government authority that regulates biofuels policy. READ MORE

March 23, 2018

Scientists say California can get tougher on clean fuels

BY Union of Concerned Scientists Found In:Business, PolicyCalifornia can reduce carbon emissions by more than 70 million metric tons by 2030, akin to taking 15 million gasoline-powered cars off the road in one year, by adopting a higher target for its Low Carbon Fuel Standard, according to a new report. READ MORE

March 22, 2018

EPA: 20.36 million cellulosic RINs generated in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for February, reporting 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month, including approximately 20.36 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

March 22, 2018

Ernst urges ACE DC fly-in attendees to stay vigilant

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol and its grassroots members were joined by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, on day two of its 10th annual fly-in. Ernst reiterated her commitment to defending the RFS and being a champion for biofuels. READ MORE

March 22, 2018

Aemetis reaches permitting milestone for cellulosic plant

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis, Inc. has achieved a major milestone by completing the key federal and state agency permitting and environmental approvals for construction of the cellulosic ethanol plant in Riverbank, California. READ MORE

March 22, 2018

RFA, Transcaer to host ethanol safety webinar in April

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessBeginning in early April, the Renewable Fuels Association and Transcaer will be teaming up for the first of three ethanol safety webinars for ethanol emergency response teams. The webinars are scheduled for April 4, May 23, or July 25. READ MORE


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