Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazineand Pellet Mill Magazine, and has written for several other BBI International publications in the past. She aims to provide members of the biorefining industry with accurate, timely, and relevant information that is vital to operating their businesses. Voegele has been with BBI International since 2008. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University.

Latest Posts by Erin Voegele

April 24, 2015

37 senators issue letter in support of a strong RFS

A bipartisan group of 37 senators have send a letter to the U.S. EPA urging the agency to reverse course from the 2014 proposed rule and maintain a strong renewable fuel standard (RFS) to drive innovation and growth in America's economy. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

House bill aims to extend RVP waiver to ethanol blends beyond E10

Bill Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, recently introduced legislation in the house that includes a provision to extend the ethanol waiver for Reid vapor pressure (RVP) to ethanol blends with more than 10 percent ethanol. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

DuPont highlights cellulosic ethanol in first quarter results

DuPont briefly addressed ethanol during its first quarter investor call, reporting the company is developing new categories of biobased products, including cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

April 22, 2015

Feinstein's PTC bill would impact certain trains carrying ethanol

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., recently introduced legislation that would allow railroads to be granted short-term extensions on the implementation of Positive Train Control. The bill also contains a provision that would impact ethanol trains. READ MORE

April 22, 2015

Syngenta addresses Enogen, Cellerate technology in Q1 results

Syngenta has released financial results for the first quarter of 2015, announcing continuous expansion of the Enogen corn planform. According to the company, Enogen acreage is expected to double this year. READ MORE

April 21, 2015

EPA: 7.8 million cellulosic RINs generated in March

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for March, reporting that more than 1.44 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 7.8 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

April 20, 2015

DOT safety actions target transport of Class 3 flammable liquids

On April 17, the U.S. Department of Transportation and two of its agencies announced a package of actions that aims to enhance the safe transportation of Class 3 flammable liquids, including ethanol and crude oil. READ MORE

April 20, 2015

Iowa bill aims to create tax credit for renewable chemicals

Legislation pending in Iowa aims to create a 5 cent per pound renewable chemical production tax credit. The legislation was introduced in March and is currently awaiting review in the Senate Ways and Means Committee. READ MORE

April 17, 2015

Bill aims to alter RVO process, definition for cellulosic biofuel

Sen. Jeff Flake, R, Ariz., has introduced legislation that aims to amend the renewable fuel standard to require the cellulosic requirement to be based on actual production and alter the statutory definition of cellulosic biofuels to exclude biogas. READ MORE

April 17, 2015

DOE to host webinar on biofuel sustainability April 22

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced plans to host a webinar on biofuel sustainability on April 22, titled "Biofuels for the Environment and Communities." READ MORE