EPA sets 2014, 2015 and 2016 RFS RVOs The U.S. EPA has released its long-anticipated final rule setting the 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable volume requirements (RVOs) under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with the 2017 RVO for biomass-based diesel.
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US sets new weekly ethanol production record The U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly production record the week ending Nov. 20 with production averaging 1.008 million barrels per day. This is the first time weekly production has surpassed the 1 million barrel-per-day mark. READ MORE SHARE
EPA: 1.54 billion RINs generated in OctoberThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that 1.54 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first 10 months of the year to net total of 14.79 billion RINs. READ MORE SHARE
USGC: US corn exports down, but sales continue With 96 percent of this year’s U.S. corn crop harvested as of Nov. 15 according to the USDA's weekly Crop Progress report, U.S. farmers are now turning toward the market, looking for pockets of demand to sell their bountiful crop.READ MORE SHARE
RFA: API push poll proved false by real poll Renewable Fuels Association dismissed a push poll released Nov. 19 by the American Petroleum Institute, which claimed that a majority of voters are concerned about using ethanol in their engines and are opposed to the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE SHARE