12 hours ago

Senators, governors advocate for strong biomass-based diesel RVOs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicySeveral senators and governors are taking action to urge the Trump administration to ensure strong 2018 and 2019 renewable blending obligations (RVOs) are set under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

13 hours ago

Opinion: The Land of Sweetness

BY Ron Lamberty Found In:Business, PolicyFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: When unbranded E15 takes volume away from oil companies, oil company fuel slates will have to add E15. That’s when it’s going to be the land of sweetness. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Opinion: Study: Biofuels Key in Reducing GHG Emissions

BY Jim Grey Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: At the end of the day, ethanol is the only low-carbon, renewable fuel alternative for gasoline available at commercial scale. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

ABFA members oppose proposed cuts to RFS RVOS in letter to Trump

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn Oct. 13, members of the Advanced Biofuels Association sent a letter to President Trump expressing their opposition to a recent proposal issued by the U.S. EPA that could result in lower blending obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

RFA: Analysis shows no relationship between RINs, gas prices

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyDespite continued claims by opponents of the Renewable Fuel Standard, prices of the renewable identification numbers used for RFS compliance have not caused changes in retail gasoline prices, according to Informa Agribusiness Consulting. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

ACE hosts Latin American trade group on ethanol tour

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol hosted a Latin American trade team organized by the U.S. Grains Council at its Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based office Oct. 16 as part of the group’s pre-tour prior to the Ethanol Summit of the Americas in Houston. READ MORE

October 13, 2017

EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Ohio plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has approved an efficient producer pathway for The Andersons Marathon Ethanol LLC, allowing the facility to generate renewable identification numbers (RINs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard for non-grandfathered volumes of ethanol. READ MORE

October 12, 2017

RFA celebrates National Farmers Day

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyOct. 12 is celebrated as National Farmers Day. On this day of recognition, the Renewable Fuels Association would like to thank and honor farmers for their service, especially USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. READ MORE

October 12, 2017

DOT awards hazardous materials planning and training grants

BY U.S. Department of Transportation Found In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is issuing three separate hazardous materials training related grants totaling $23.87 million. A portion of the funding supports ethanol safety training. READ MORE