More than 11,700 comments filed on EPA’s SRE proposal


The public comment period of U.S. EPA’s supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking that addresses the agency’s plan to reallocate future RFS volumes lost to SREs closed Nov. 29. More than 11,700 comments were filed on the proposal.
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EPA: 33.07 million cellulosic RINs generated in October


The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that 1.72 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 33.07 million cellulosic RINs.
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RFA: Review of 2020 vehicle models reveals good news for E15


A new analysis of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements by the Renewable Fuels Association reveals that nearly all new 2020 automobiles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15).
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Report: Thailand could benefit from ethanol imports


A recently released report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service says that while Thailand has relied on domestic ethanol production, the country could benefit from importing ethanol and other biofuels.
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USDA: Corn use for ethanol down in September


The USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for November, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production fell to 407 million bushels in September, down from both September 2018 and August 2019.
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ePURE: EU demand for low-carbon fuels can be met sustainably


New research shows Europe’s need for better-performing, low-carbon fuels to reduce emissions from existing and new cars could be met by the ethanol industry, within the RED II framework, according to ePURE.
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USGC: Roadshow finds Iberian market potential for DDGS, sorghum


The USGC conducted a robust, week-long roadshow through Spain and Portugal in October to promote U.S. sorghum and containerized DDGS to key importers and trading companies involved in the Spanish and Portuguese feed industries.
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ACE urges EPA to get RFS back on track


The American Coalition for Ethanol submitted comments on Nov. 26 to the U.S. EPA on its proposed supplemental rulemaking to the 2020 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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Growth Energy welcomes new member The Andersons


Growth Energy has announced the addition of The Andersons Inc. as its newest producer plant member. This addition brings Growth Energy’s membership to a total of 103 producer plant members and 8.7 billion gallons of U.S. ethanol capacity.
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LanzaTech moves forward with scale-up of alcohol-to-jet process


LanzaTech announced it is continuing to make strides in scaling up its alcohol to jet (ATJ) platform. The company said it negotiating with DOE for a $14 million investment in a demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery in Soperton, Georgia.
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