October 23, 2020

RFA urges Trump to enact reciprocal tariffs on Brazilian ethanol

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, Policy
RFA says it has become clear that Brazil no longer shares the American industry’s desire for free and open biofuel markets. Thus, the association is urging Trump to move forward with reciprocal tariffs on ethanol imports from Brazil. READ MORE

October 23, 2020

Report quantities GHG benefits of biofuel use in Canada

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business
Advanced Biofuels Canada on Oct. 19 announced the release of its Biofuels in Canada 2020 report, which shows that biofuels accounted for 6.5 percent of Canada’s gasoline pool and 2.5 percent of the nation’s diesel pool in 2018. READ MORE

October 23, 2020

Aemetis begins production of dairy biogas

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business
Aemetis Inc. has begun producing dairy biogas from the first two dairies in a 17 dairy digester biogas project. The below-zero carbon intensity gas is initially being utilized for the production of ethanol at the company's plant in Keyes, California. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Oil state senators ask EPA to undermine the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, Policy
Several oil state senators are urging the EPA to set the 2021 RVO for renewable fuel below the E10 blend wall. They also called for cellulosic, advanced biofuel, and biomass-based diesel RVOs be set at the level of demonstrated domestic production. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Grassley, IRFA, IBB speak out against zero-emission vehicles bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, Retailer
Two Iowa biofuel groups and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Oct. 22 spoke out against legislation introduced on Oct. 20 that aims to eliminate sales internal combustion engine vehicles that can be fueled with biofuels. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Valero reports strong Q3 for renewable diesel, ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business
Valero Energy Corp. released third quarter financial results on Oct. 22. The company reported an overall net loss. Results for the company’s ethanol and renewable diesel segments, however, were improved when compared to the same period of 2019. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

EPA delivers final rule on cost, benefits of CAA regs to OMB

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
The U.S. EPA on Oct. 21 delivered its final rule that is expected to change how the agency considers the costs and benefits of regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act to the White House Office of Management and Budget. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

NCGA: E15 testing to start in California

BY National Corn Growers Association Found In:Markets, Business, Retailer
The National Corn Growers Association, along with state corn organizations, ethanol partners and the auto industry, are working with the California Air Resources Board to conduct E15 vehicle testing at the University of California at Riverside. READ MORE


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