EPA: More than 1.7 billion RINs generated in June

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for June, reporting that more than 1.7 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first half of the year to nearly 9.21 billion.
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DOE seeks input on cellulosic sugar, lignin production

The DOE is seeking input from industry, academia, national laboratories and other stakeholders in the biofuels and bioproducts industries regarding cellulosic sugar and lignin production capabilities.
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USDA offers funds for biorefineries to convert to bioenergy

The USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service is soliciting applications under the Repowering Assistance Program to encourage the use of renewable biomass to replace fossil fuels used for process heat or power at eligible biorefineries.
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Pacific Ethanol has record 2016 second quarter sales

Pacific Ethanol reported record sales of $422.9 million for the second quarter of 2016, an 86 percent increase over the $227.6 million in sales the company reported in Q2 2015. Q2 2016 sales were a record 232.2 million gallons of ethanol.
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EPA approves efficient producer pathways for 6 Poet plants

In late June, the U.S. EPA approved efficient producer pathways for six Poet ethanol plants, bringing the total number of plants to receive pathways approvals under the efficient producer program to approximately 60.
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DuPont reports Q2 earnings, stockholder approval of merger

DuPont announced second-quarter 2016 operating earnings of $1.24 per share on sales of $7.1 billion. Shareholders for both DuPont and Dow Chemical approved the merger of equals.
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Syngenta provides update of Enogen activity in financial results

Syngenta has released financial results for the first half of 2016, reporting sales of $7.1 billion, down 2 percent at constant exchange rates and 7 percent at actual rates. Net income was $1.06 billion, down 13 percent. EBITA was $1.77 billion.
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Valero: Operating income of ethanol business up in second quarter

Valero’s ethanol division reported $69 million of operating income in the second quarter of 2016, $39 million less than the second quarter of 2015, but up $60 million when compared to the first quarter of this year.
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USDA announces application periods for loan guarantee program

The USDA is accepting applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program, which provides loan guarantees of up to $250 million to develop, construct and retrofit commercial-scale biorefineries.
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RFA kicks off ethanol industry FSMA training in Omaha

On July 27 in Omaha, Nebraska, the Renewable Fuels Association kicked off the first of four training sessions designed to help ethanol and distillers grains producers comply with impending Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.
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Ag investment banker to headline Export Exchange

Christopher Nolan Sr., PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance, will be the keynote speaker for Export Exchange 2016, scheduled for Oct. 24 to 26 in Detroit.
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USGC: Mexican ethanol producers set sights on sorghum

A U.S. Grains Council trade team of Mexican ethanol producers visited Kansas and Texas last week as part of program designed to engage interest in U.S. sorghum for production of the biobased fuel.
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ePURE: EU should strengthen existing biofuel sustainability rules

A European Court of Auditors report published recently has found that there are a number of gaps in the European Commission’s existing biofuels sustainability certification framework.
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RFA hosting July 30 ethanol safety seminar in Nebraska

The Renewable Fuels Association is hosting an ethanol safety seminar July 30 in Adams, Nebraska. Attendees will receive information on training techniques that emergency responders and hazmat personnel need to respond to ethanol-related emergencies.
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Arkansas railroad to offer ethanol unit train solution

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. recently announced that beginning this fall, its Arkansas Midland Railroad Company Inc. subsidiary will offer the first ethanol unit train solution for the North Little Rock and surrounding gasoline-blending markets.
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Natural gas burn from power generators hits record levels

Intense heat across populous areas of the U.S. in the second half of July has fueled record usage of natural gas from power generators
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DDGS prices weaken with corn price slide

As the corn crop progresses, and the futures prices slip with improving conditions, DDGS values have been sliding as well.
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Ethanol futures tumble on lower production costs

Sharp losses developed in ethanol futures during the last month with traders extremely cautious concerning recent pressure in corn prices as well as consistent losses in other energy markets throughout July.
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Potential for big crop pressures corn prices

The July WASDE Repot showed a one-half million acres increase in planted corn due to the increase shown on June 30 which increased domestic production estimates by 110 million bushels to 14.54 billion bushels.
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2017 International Biomass Conference & Expo

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2017 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

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