8 hours ago

Axne calls for OIG investigation into EPA’s misuse of SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, sent a letter to U.S. EPA Acting Inspector General Charles Sheenhan Aug. 21 requesting the EPA OIG conduct an investigation into the agency’s questionable decision-making and misuse of its SRE authority. READ MORE

10 hours ago

Iowa officials urge EPA to account for SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agricultural Mike Naig sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Aug. 21 outlining the damaging effects of the agency’s recent approval of 31 small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the RFS. READ MORE

10 hours ago

Groups slam EPA claim that SREs don’t damage ethanol demand

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
The Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy have spoken out to slam the U.S. EPA’s Aug. 20 claim that there is “zero evidence” of demand destruction for ethanol associated with the agency’s treatment of small refinery exemptions (SREs). READ MORE

10 hours ago

EPA extends public comment period on Section 610 review of RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, Retailer
The U.S. EPA posted a notice to its website Aug. 21 extending the public comment period on its review of the Renewable Fuel Standard under Section 610 of the Regulatory the Regulatory Flexibility Act through Sept. 23. READ MORE

10 hours ago

ACE conference highlights ethanol market developments

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, Policy
ACE welcomed USGC CEO Ryan LeGrand as a keynote speaker during its 32nd annual conference last week in Omaha. USGC’s Stephan Wittig and Jorge Lerdo de Tejada also shared a Mexico specific update with conference attendees. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

Report: Canadian ethanol production, use forecast up in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business
A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of Canada’s biofuel industry and the country’s changing biofuels policy framework. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

DuPont hosts Ernst at biofuels enzyme production plant in Iowa

BY DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Found In:Business
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences hosted Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, at its plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Aug. 20. Ernst and DuPont leaders discussed the impact of national biofuels policy on America's farmers, on the environment and on consumer choice. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

Oil bailouts force Poet to lower production

BY Poet LLC Found In:Operations, Business, Policy
Poet announced today it will idle production at its bioprocessing facility in Cloverdale, Indiana, due to recent decisions by the administration regarding SREs. The company also said it has reduced production at half of its 28 biorefineries. READ MORE


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