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May 29, 2020

EPA completes RFS anti-backsliding study, proposes no actions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
The U.S. EPA on May 29 issued a rulemaking that proposes to determine that no additional appropriate fuel control measures are necessary to mitigate air quality impacts of required renewable fuel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

May 29, 2020

OPINION: USDA grant program aims to expand ethanol infrastructure

BY Robert White, vice president of industry relations at the Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, Retailer
Robert White, vice president of industry relations at the Renewable Fuels Association, is encouraging fuel retailers who are considering offering higher blends of ethanol to apply for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program grants. READ MORE

May 29, 2020

Growth Energy celebrates first anniversary of year-round E15

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, Policy, Retailer
May 31 marks the first anniversary of the U.S. EPA’s final rule allowing American drivers to fuel up with E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol, year-round. The rule represented the culmination of a decade-long campaign. READ MORE

May 29, 2020

UAI testimony to EPA cites obstacles to mid-level blends

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Business, Policy
In testimony May 28 before the U.S. EPA, Urban Air Initiative Director Trevor Hinz called on the agency to correct several crucial provisions impacting ethanol blends as part of a new rule designed to streamline fuel regulations. READ MORE

May 28, 2020

US ethanol production increases by 9%, stocks fall by 2%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business
U.S. fuel ethanol production increased by more than 9 percent the week ending May 22, while weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol fell by nearly 2 percent, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on May 28. READ MORE

May 28, 2020

Rex: Production resumes at One Earth Energy ethanol plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business
Stuart Rose, executive chairman of Rex American Resources, announced on May 28 the company’s One Earth Energy ethanol plant in Gibson City, Illinois, has resumed operations after idling earlier this year due to market impacts caused by COVID-19. READ MORE

May 28, 2020

USDA launches B&I CARES Act loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
The USDA announced on May 22 it is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet working capital needs during the pandemic. Biofuel producers who meet eligibility requirements are among those who can apply. READ MORE

May 28, 2020

Noem, Walz urge Congress to provide COVID-19 relief for biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
Representatives of the Governors Biofuels Coalition sent a letter to congressional leadership on May 28 urging direct support for renewable fuel producers in the fourth COVID-19 relief package that is currently making its way through Congress. READ MORE

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