Red River Biorefinery breaks ground in North Dakota


An ethanol plant that will process sugar beet tailings, as well as potato and pasta processing waste held a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 22, despite the fact that construction already has begun on the 11-acre site.
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EPA, NHTSA open 60-day comment period on SAFE Vehicles Rule


On Aug. 24, the EPA and NHTSA published the SAFE Vehicles Rule in the Federal Register, officially opening a 60-day comment period on the proposed rule, which addresses the potential of high-octane fuels.
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EPA: 26.35 million cellulosic RINs generated in July


The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting that nearly 1.71 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 26.35 million cellulosic RINs.
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Corn use for fuel ethanol reaches 463 million bushels in June


The USDA recently released the August edition of its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report, noting corn consumed for fuel alcohol production reached 463 million bushels in June, down 2 percent from May, but up 5 percent from June 2017.
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Letter urges Trump to direct EPA to complete RFS electric pathway


The owners of nearly 60 anaerobic digestion (AD) projects recently sent a letter to President Trump asking him to tell the U.S. EPA to prioritize the development of an electric pathway under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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New alliance aims to expand use of high-octane biofuels


National Farmers Union, Farmers Union Enterprises and the Urban Air Initiative have formed a strategic alliance to expand the use of American-grown biofuels. The three groups intend to pursue a broad spectrum of advocacy and advertising activities.
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USGC: Trade talks with key grains partners keep Washington busy


As Washington, D.C., confronts the peak of its infamous August weather, trade talks have also heated up, with officials from Mexico, China and the European Union in town to meet with their counterparts.
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Growth Energy, NAAE partner to celebrate ag, biofuels education


Sept. 20 is National Teach Ag Day, and Growth Energy is partnering with the National Association of Agriculture Educators to show its appreciation for all the ag teachers across the nation.
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ACE conference explores ethanol market prospects, fuel quality


Future domestic and global demand opportunities for ethanol and the importance of ensuring its fuel quality as it travels within the U.S. and across the border dominated the first day of general session panels at the 31st annual ACE conference.
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USGC: Conference highlights burgeoning markets for US corn, DDGS


Building industry relationships and developing opportunities for U.S. agriculture in Southeast Asia were the goals of the 2018 Southeast Asia U.S. Agriculture Cooperators Conference in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, cosponsored by the USGC and others.
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