ACE policy update highlights RVP push

The American Coalition for Ethanol held a webinar June 6 to update the ethanol industry on policy issues a few months into Donald Trump’s presidency. Not surprisingly, Reid vapor pressure ranked at the top of the list of barriers.
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Abengoa completes sale of European ethanol business

Abengoa S.A. has completed the sale of its European ethanol business to a company controlled by Trilantic Europe, a private equity fund. According to Abengoa, the transaction includes four ethanol plants and a company that manages grain purchases.
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June 1 marks beginning of RVP control season limiting E15 sales

June 1 marks the beginning of the U.S. EPA’s summer ozone control season, which prevents E15 from being sold in more than two-thirds of U.S. gasoline markets through Sept. 15.
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USDA: April corn use for ethanol up compared to last year

The USDA recently released the June edition of its Grain Crushings and Coproducts Production report, announcing corn consumed for fuel alcohol was 433 million bushels in April, down 6 percent from March, but up 8 percent when compared to April 2016.
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Trump pulls US out of Paris Agreement

In what he described as a move to fulfill his duty to protect America and its citizens, President Donald Trump has officially begun the process to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.
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Aemetis signs biodiesel supply agreement with BP Singapore

Universal Biofuels, an India-based subsidiary of Aemetis Inc., has signed a three-year biofuels supply agreement with BP Singapore Pte Ltd., the regional trading arm of BP Plc.
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RSB report outlines 2016 achievements

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials recently released a report reviewing its 2016 activities and highlighting its increased impact and presence in the global renewable fuels industry. A total of 17 countries are now represented in the program.
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Explosion at Didion Milling leaves 1 dead, 2 missing

One plant employee is dead, two are believed missing and 14 were injured following an explosion that occurred at approximately 11:00 p.m. on May 31 at Didion Milling Inc. in Cambria, Wisconsin.
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GRFA: Ethanol production does not drive food prices

The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance has released a chart showing opposite trends in the UN FAO Food Price Index and world fuel ethanol production since 2008, demonstrating clearly that ethanol production is not a main driver of global food prices.
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UNICA reports delays in sugarcane harvesting

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the south-central region of Brazil processed 38.46 million tons of sugarcane during the first half of May, down 3.1 percent when compared to the same period of last year.
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Alliance Bioenergy licenses process to Earth's Renewable Energy

Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, AMG Energy Group, has entered into a sublicensing agreement with Earth's Renewable Energy LLC of Newport Beach, California.
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IRFA: 3 eastern Iowa stations add E15

Renewable fuels are more accessible than ever in Eastern Iowa. Three stations in Davenport and Conesville recently added E15 to their selection of fuels.
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Fungal enzymes team up to more efficiently break down cellulose

A team led by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara has found for the first time that early lineages of fungi can form complexes of enzymes capable of degrading plant biomass.
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Research aims to produce biofuel feedstock on strip-mine sites

Marvin Hall, a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, is working to bring a highly productive life back to land damaged by mining using switchgrass, a crop that can be used as an alternative fuel source.
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USGC: US DDGS markets diversify, keep exports steady

Despite market challenges, the latest USDA trade data show exports of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) have remained steady due to attractive prices, available supply and market development efforts by the U.S. Grains Council.
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Deinove, Flint Hills enter new stage of animal feed partnership

Deinove recently announced the start of the second phase of the animal nutrition research and development project initiated with Flint Hills Resources in November 2015. The project aims to develop a nutritional supplement for animal feed.
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Ethanol activities highlight importance of policy’s role in trade

Recent U.S. Grains Council activities in South Korea and Vietnam aimed to provide insights on ethanol policy development with a role for trade and share information on the various benefits of increased ethanol use.
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