USDA: US ethanol exports at 52 million gallons in July

The U.S. exported 51.64 million gallons of ethanol and 1.06 million metric tons of distillers grains in July, according to data released by the USDA FAS on Aug. 2. Exports of both products were down when compared to July 2020.

EPA seeks to reconsider 31 SREs approved in 2019

The U.S. EPA on Aug. 25 filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit asking the court to remand, without vacatur, 31 SREs approved by the agency for RFS compliance year 2018 under the Trump administration in 2019.

EIA: US biofuel capacity, feedstock consumption down in June

U.S. biofuel production capacity was down in June, falling to 20.732 billion gallons per year, down from 20.792 billion gallons per year in May. Total feedstock consumption was at 26.166 billion pounds in June, down from 26.768 billion pounds in May.

E10 now available in the UK

The U.K. officially adopted an E10 blend as the standard grade of gasoline on Sept. 1, a change that the U.K. Department for Transport said could cut carbon dioxide emissions by up to 750,000 metric tons per year.

Rex reports profitable Q2 for ethanol segment

Rex American Resources Corp. on Sept. 1 announced its two majority-owned plants are operating at below capacity due to several factors, including a planned shutdown, high corn prices and logistics problems.

EIA: Ethanol production down 3%, stocks down 1%

U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by 3 percent the week ending Aug. 27, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 1. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down nearly 1 percent.

ACE calls for legislative hearing on Next Generation Fuels Act

ACE is calling for a hearing on the Next Generation Fuels Act of 2021. The hearing would allow lawmakers learn to how the bill could remove market barriers to ethanol and would provide an opportunity to discuss how the bill can be improved.

IRFA issues open letters to Sanders, Cruz on RFS, ethanol

The IRFA Aug. 27 issued open letters to Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. The letter to Sanders urges him to rethink his support for the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act, while the letter to Cruz asks him to revisit his stance on ethanol and the RFS.

UNICA: Ethanol sales down in first half of August

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sugarcane processing was down nearly 7 percent in early August. Anhydrous ethanol production was up for the period, while ethanol sales were down.

USGC: Higher ethanol blends can benefit Latin America

The USGC's Latin America office in August hosted hosted Evolution Toward E15, a program to help inform policy makers and industry representatives across Latin America of the benefits of transitioning to higher blend levels.

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