Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazineand Pellet Mill Magazine, and has written for several other BBI International publications in the past. She aims to provide members of the biorefining industry with accurate, timely, and relevant information that is vital to operating their businesses. Voegele has been with BBI International since 2008. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University.

Latest Posts by Erin Voegele

December 05, 2016

EPA sets cellulosic waiver credit price for 2017 at $2.00

The U.S. EPA recently published a notice to its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC) price for 2017 at $2.00. The CWC price for 2016 was set in at $1.33 in November 2015. READ MORE

November 28, 2016

Canada announces plans for national low-carbon fuel standard

On Nov. 25, the government of Canada announced plans to develop a low-carbon fuel standard that would require reductions in the carbon footprint of fuels supplied in the nation based on lifecycle analysis. READ MORE

November 28, 2016

STB seeks nominations to fill vacancy on RETAC

The Surface Transportation Board has announced it is seeking nominations to fill a vacancy on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee. The STB is seeking candidates representing private railcar owners, lessors or manufacturers. READ MORE

November 25, 2016

EPA: Cellulosic RIN generation reaches 17.79 million in October

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that nearly 1.66 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 17.79 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

November 25, 2016

UNICA: Several sugarcane mills wrap up 2016-’17 season

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently released a crop update for the second half of October, reporting ethanol production in the south-central region during the period reached 1.3 billion liters (343.42 million gallons). READ MORE

November 23, 2016

EPA finalizes 2017 RFS RVOs, biofuels industry applauds rule

On Nov. 23, the U.S. EPA released its final rule to set 2017 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with 2018 RVOs for biomass-based diesel. Several of the RVOs represent increases over proposed volumes. READ MORE

November 22, 2016

EPA: Comment period open on proposed point of obligation ruling

The U.S. EPA has published a notice in the Federal Register proposing to deny several petitions requesting the agency redefine the point of obligation under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), officially opening a 60-day public comment period. READ MORE

November 21, 2016

Comment period opens on EPA rule to update RFS, fuel regulations

On Nov. 16, U.S. EPA’s proposed Renewable Enhancement and Growth Support rule was published in the Federal Register, officially opening a 60-day public comment period on the proposal. Comments are due Jan. 17. READ MORE

November 21, 2016

Mission Innovation launches sustainable biofuel challenge

On Nov. 14, Mission Innovation Partners came together at the UN climate change conference, known as COP22, to report on developments one year from its launch. The global effort aims to double clean energy research and development. READ MORE

November 18, 2016

USGC: Ethanol exports up in September

The U.S. Grains Council recently reported that USDA export data for September, which is the first month of the 2016-’17 marketing year, showed a dramatic increase in exports of feed grains in all forms. READ MORE