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Oregon governor considers Clean Fuels Program sunset date bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLegislation that aims to repeal the Dec. 31, 2015 sunset date of Oregon's Clean Fuels Program has been sent to the governor for consideration. The bill, S.B. 324, was passed by the Oregon House of Representatives on March 4 by a single vote. READ MORE

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Fuels America launches 'Clean, Secure, American Energy' campaign

BY Fuels America Found In:Business, PolicyAs America marks the 102nd anniversary of tax breaks for oil companies this week, the Fuels America coalition is launching a "Clean, Secure American Energy" campaign that will highlight the success of the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

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Miscanthus ethanol increases environmental benefits, profits

BY University of Illinois ACES Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicA recent study simulated a side-by-side comparison of the yields and costs of producing ethanol using miscanthus, switchgrass, and corn stover. The fast-growing energy grass miscanthus was the clear winner. READ MORE

March 05, 2015

Pacific Ethanol reports 2014 was a record year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. has released 2014 financial results, reporting record net sales, gross profit, operating income, adjusted EBITDA and gallons sold. Neil Koehler, CEO of Pacific Ethanol, called 2014 a pivotal year for the company. READ MORE

March 05, 2015

N.D. survey shows support for ethanol fuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe North Dakota Alliance for Renewable Energy has published results of a statewide public opinion survey on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Ethanol was one of the renewable energy types addressed in the survey. READ MORE

March 05, 2015

Ethanol industry pretax profit estimated at $7.8 B for 2014

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry came off its best streak of profitability in January, one that ran 95 consecutive weeks without a loss for the model Iowa plant used to estimate and track industry profitability. READ MORE

March 05, 2015

Wyoming imposes 24-cent-per-gallon tax on alternative fuels

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyWyoming Gov. Matthew H. Mead recently signed a bill into law imposing a fuel tax on previously exempt alternative fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol. The new rate of taxation on alternative fuels beginning July 1 is 24 cents per gallon. READ MORE


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