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Sen. Johanns urges FDA to reconsider proposed animal feed rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicySen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., has written Margaret Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, urging the FDA to exempt distillers grain, raw agricultural commodities, and other products from a proposed rule impacting feed producers. READ MORE

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GMO tobacco plants show potential for ethanol production

BY European Commission Found In:FeedstocksResearchers at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre and the IdAB-Institute of Agrobiotechnology have conducted a study into genetically modified tobacco plants from which it is possible to produce between 20 and 40 percent more ethanol. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

EPA reports cellulosic RINs were generated in March

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for March, reporting that nearly 1.37 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five biofuel categories. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

STB aims to ensure rail fertilizer deliveries for spring planting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessWith the spring planting season underway, the Surface Transportation Board is taking action to ensure U.S. farmers have access to fertilizer. The move comes after a April 10 hearing on railroad service issues. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

GAO report addresses delays in finalizing annual RFS standards

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PolicyThe U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report on the domestic petroleum industry that addresses several issues, including the U.S. EPA's recent failure to meet statutory deadlines to set yearly renewable fuel standard requirements. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

Stanford scientists make ethanol without plants

BY Stanford University, Mark Shwartz Found In:FeedstocksStanford University scientists have found a new, highly efficient way to produce liquid ethanol from carbon monoxide gas. The technique requires no fermentation. READ MORE

April 16, 2014

Zeeland purchases site of partially completed ethanol plant

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:BusinessZeeland Farm Services Inc. has purchased 435 acres and the partially built ethanol facility at Ithaca, Mich., through its affiliate, ZFS Ithaca LLC. The developer of the project halted construction on the planned 110 MMgy project in mid-2008. READ MORE

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