EPA releases proposed 2018 RFS volume requirements

On July 5, the U.S. released its proposed rule to set 2018 renewable volume standards (RVOs) under the RFS, along with the 2019 RVO for biomass-based diesel. Overall, the proposed RVOs require 19.24 billion gallons of renewable fuels in 2018.
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Groups encouraged by Brazil’s delayed decision on ethanol tariff

The Executive Management Committee of CAMEX, Brazil’s Chamber of Foreign Trade, has announced it will delay a decision on a pending proposal to impose a tariff of up to 17 percent on Brazil’s imports of U.S. ethanol.
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U.S. ethanol production capacity continues to increase

Fuel ethanol production capacity in the U.S. reached 15.5 billion gallons per year, or 1.01 million barrels per day, at the beginning of 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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Blue Flint Ethanol celebrates 10 years

Blue Flint Ethanol in Underwood, North Dakota, is celebrating a successful 10 years of operations.
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Planned Iowa ethanol plant will use Hydro-Thermal slurry heater

Wisconsin-based Hydro-Thermal will provide a turnkey slurry heating system for a planned Elite Octane ethanol plant in Atlantic, Iowa.
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RFA director, member receive ASTM awards

Members of ASTM International gathered for their 2017 Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants recently met in Boston. The Renewable Fuels Association's Kelly Davis and Catherine Woodliff were honored with awards.
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Xylogenics releases new yeast strain

Xylogenics Inc. has released a new strain design for its patented GX-1 yeast and fermentation process. The company said it has performed more than 10,000 commercial lab-scale fermentations with the new yeast design.
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Graduate student discovers yeast, identifies misclassification

Former University of Wisconsin-Madison student Max Haase discovered a new strain of yeast and a 30 year-old mistake in the identification of a common strain.
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Dinneen addresses Ethanol Summit in Brazil

RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen spoke about the most pressing issues facing the ethanol industry during an address to participants of this year’s Ethanol Summit in São Paulo, Brazil.
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