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June 11, 2019

Croda, Trucent introduce new distillers corn oil emulsion breaker

BY Trucent Inc. On June 11, Trucent Inc. and Croda International Plc announced their partnership to manufacture and distribute Ascent, a novel emulsion breaker chemistry to improve distiller’s corn oil (DCO) recovery within ethanol plants. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

American drivers reach 10 billion miles driven on E15

BY Growth Energy Growth Energy announced that drivers across the United States have reached a new milestone, logging 10 billion miles on the road using E15. The news comes on the heels of the U.S. EPA’s approval of year-round sales of E15. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

NUVU Fuels making E15 lead fuel product

BY Growth Energy Growth Energy announced June 10 that the Michigan-based fuel retailer NUVU Fuels will make E15 the standard blend available to customers at all NUVU Fuels locations beginning this summer. The company will also offer E85 and E10. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

Cooper delivers FEW keynote from Iowa ahead of Trump’s visit

BY Matt ThompsonThe 2019 FEW kicked off June 11 with RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper delivering his keynote address remotely from Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy. President Trump visited SIRE later in the day to celebrate the approval of year-round E15 sales. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

Vander Griend, Kohl receive awards at FEW

BY Matt ThompsonTwo long-time ethanol industry professionals received honors at this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Steve Vander Griend received the High Octane Award and Scott Kohl was recognized with the Award of Excellence. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

Novozymes unveils new alpha-amylase, yeast at FEW

BY Matt ThompsonNovozymes, a yeast and enzyme provider, announced this week at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo it’s new products: Fortiva, a new alpha-amylase, and Innova Force, a new yeast that is part of the Innova platform announced by Novozymes last year. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

FEW pre-conference event highlights capital improvement projects

BY Matt ThompsonA new event helped kick off the 2019 Fuel Ethanol and Workshop in Indianapolis, Indiana this week. The Ethanol Plant Construction and Project Summit was a half-day seminar, focusing on recent capital projects in the industry. READ MORE

June 07, 2019

Ship & Shore to showcase pollution abatement solutions at FEW

BY Matt ThompsonShip & Shore Environmental Inc., a U.S.-based global manufacturer, designer and fabricator of regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTO) and custom pollution control solutions, is bringing its products and expertise to the ethanol industry. READ MORE

June 07, 2019

EPA solicits nominations for SAB, related committees

BY Erin VoegeleThe EPA is inviting nominations of scientific experts to be considered for appointment to the agency’s Science Advisory Board and four SAB committees, including the SAB Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on ag-related industries. READ MORE

June 20, 2019

Opinion: Dreaming of Data

BY Lisa GibsonFROM THE JULY ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about EPM's 2019 salary survey, a look at Greenfield's biogas use, training initiatives for ethanol producers in Nebraska, and more. READ MORE

June 19, 2019

Opinion: Hardship or Handout? The Facts are Clear

BY Emily Skor FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Legislators on both sides of the aisle voice concerns about small refinery exemptions. READ MORE

June 18, 2019

Opinion: Canada’s CFS: Success is in the Details

BY Andrea Kent FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Making sure Canada's Clean Fuel Standard lives up to expectations requires ironing out the details. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

Opinion: Queen for (75,000 Barrels or Less) a Day

BY Ron Lamberty FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Small refinery exemptions are helping the oil industry, hurting ethanol. READ MORE

June 20, 2019

In Depth: Breaking Down The Data

BY Lisa GibsonFROM THE JULY ISSUE: Ethanol Producer Magazine reports the results of its 2019 Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey, with comparisons to previous years’ figures. READ MORE

June 19, 2019

In Depth: Waste Not

BY Susanne Retka SchillFROM THE JULY ISSUE: Greenfield Global’s ethanol plant in Quebec supplements natural gas with biogas power produced through anaerobic digestion of organic waste from 27 nearby cities. READ MORE

June 18, 2019

In Depth: Room To Grow

BY Matt ThompsonFROM THE JULY ISSUE: The Nebraska Ethanol Board and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln bring targeted training to ethanol producers. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

In Depth: Partners In Prospecting

BY Matt ThompsonFROM THE JULY ISSUE: A predictive technology from the paper mill industry is making its way into ethanol, tying into main databases to plan and troubleshoot. READ MORE

June 14, 2019

In Depth: Around the World

BY Brian Healy FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Several countries are making legislative changes that bode well for U.S. ethanol. READ MORE

June 06, 2019

USDA: 440 million bushels of corn used for fuel alcohol in April

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA has released the June edition of its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report with data for April, reporting that corn consumed for fuel alcohol was up from the prior month, but down from April 2018. READ MORE

June 06, 2019

NCERC hosts visitors as part of American Congressional Exchange

BY National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center The National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center hosted Reps. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., and Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., during the last week in May in an effort known as the American Congressional Exchange Program. READ MORE

June 06, 2019

RFA: Your source for E15 information that matters

BY Renewable Fuels Association With the recent decision by the U.S. EPA to allow the year-round sale of E15 retailers need information and technical resources they can trust. The Renewable Fuels Association is serving as a source of that information. READ MORE

June 05, 2019

OPINION: OK, so NOW can I sell E15 all year?

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol With the U.S. EPA's rule allowing year-round sales of E15 now in place, the American Coalition for Ethanol discusses fearmongering over equipment compatibility and helps explain what retailers need to do to begin offering the fuel blend. READ MORE

June 05, 2019

OPINION: RFA reminds of tools to help retailers sell E15

BY Robert White, vice president of industry relations at the Renewable Fuels Association After years of waiting for approval of year-round E15 sales, the Trump Administration has given its final approval for the year-round sale of E15. The RFA offers several resources designed to help retailers offer the fuel blend. READ MORE

June 05, 2019

OPINION: The road to securing E15 year-round

BY Alec Caso, communications association at Growth Energy Growth Energy takes a look back on its efforts to pave the road for year-round E15 sales. Following a May 31 rule issued by the U.S. EPA, drivers across the U.S. have a choice to fuel up with the cleaner, more affordable fuel option all year long. READ MORE

June 05, 2019

German ethanol production down in 2018, consumption up

BY Erin VoegeleThe German Bioethanol Industry Association (Bundesverband der deutschen Bioethanolwirtschaft – BDBe) has reported ethanol production within the country fell last year. Sales of the fuel, however, were up. READ MORE

June 05, 2019

UAI: Ethanol reduces emissions connected to heart disease, asthma

BY Urban Air Initiative A new study finds that ethanol blends reduce particulate matter coming out of the tailpipe, which in turn reduces overall toxic emissions. The study was conducted by the University of California Riverside and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. READ MORE

June 05, 2019

BIO announces new direction for communications, public affairs

BY Biotechnology Innovation Organization BIO has added Rich Masters as its new executive vice president for public affairs. The restructured position will focus on developing and implementing an integrated communications, branding and marketing strategy for the organization. READ MORE

June 04, 2019

Letter urges extension of 3 biofuel-related tax credits

BY Erin VoegeleReps. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, and Josh Harder, D-Calif., authored a letter June 3 urging the House Ways and Means Committee to retroactively extend several expired biofuel tax credits. The letter was signed by 17 additional members of the House. READ MORE

June 04, 2019

Lallemand announces TransFerm platform milestone

BY Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits, a business unit of Lallemand Inc., announced June 4 that its TransFerm platform of biotech yeasts has surpassed over 25 billion gallons of ethanol production. READ MORE

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