July 31, 2015

3 bioenergy-related House bills introduced in late July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessIn late July, several pieces of legislation were introduced that aim to impact the biorefining industry. Two of the bills aim to benefit bioenergy technologies, while a third would limit the U.S. EPA's ability to set cellulosic mandates. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

DOE solicits applications for loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced it is soliciting applications for up to $4 billion in loan guarantees to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

Buis to step down as Growth Energy CEO, assume role of co-chair

BY Growth Energy Found In:BusinessGrowth Energy has announced that CEO Tom Buis has been named as co-chairman of the organization's board of directors. He will continue overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization until a new CEO has been appointed. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

FRA rule aims to prevent unattended trains from rolling away

BY U.S. Department of Transportation Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyOn July 29, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a final rule to prevent unattended trains that carry crude, ethanol, poisonous by inhalation (PIH), toxic by inhalation (TIH), and other highly flammable contents from rolling away. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

USDA scientist helps Texas sorghum growers reduce water use

BY USDA Agricultural Research Service Found In:FeedstocksSusan O'Shaughnessy, an agricultural engineer with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service in Bushland, Texas, is providing guidance to sorghum farmers in the Texas High Plains who are trying to save water by using less-than-optimal amounts of it. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

USGC presents ethanol export promotion strategy to delegates

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyAn ethanol export promotion strategy developed in consultation with industry partners and the USDA was presented to U.S. Grains Council members from throughout the grains sector at USGC's 55th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting. READ MORE

July 30, 2015

Pacific Ethanol sets second quarter record for ethanol sales

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. has released second quarter financial results, reporting the company sold a record 140.7 million gallons of ethanol during the three-month period. Net sales were $277.6 million and gross profit was $6.3 million. READ MORE


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