EPA finalizes E15 rule, steps back approach to RIN market reform


The EPA released its final E15/RIN market reform rule May 31. The rule extends the RVP waiver to E15. It also includes reforms to the RIN market compliance system, although those changes are less severe than those originally proposed by the agency.
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Attis acquires New York ethanol plant from Sunoco


Attis Industries Inc. has completed the acquisition of a 100 MMgy corn ethanol plant and grain malting operation in Fulton, New York, from Sunoco LP. Attis plans to develop the site into a state-of-the-art green tech campus.
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RFA discusses future impact of E15 rule


The RFA hosted a conference call on June 3 to discuss the expected impact of the U.S. EPA’s rule to allow year-round sales of E15 on the ethanol industry and fuel retail markets. The call also addressed expected legal challenges to the rule.
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Casey’s General Stores accelerates E15 store openings


Growth Energy and Casey’s General Stores have announced that Casey’s will expand its E15 offering to more than 60 new sites this summer. The company attributed this rapid expansion to the EPA's May 31 approval of year-round E15 sales.
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USGC: Ethanol represents fasting growing US agricultural export


A recent analysis by the U.S. Grains Council shows non-beverage ethanol has been the fastest growing U.S. agricultural export over the past decade by a significant margin, growing 13 percent year-over-year over the past 10 years.
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A staple of FEW, industry awards celebrate 19-year history


This year marks the 19th year the Award of Excellence and the High Octane Award will be presented at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo. The awards aim to recognize individuals for their contributions to the ethanol industry.
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Nebraska passes renewable fuels infrastructure bill


Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts recently signed a bill creating a renewable infrastructure grant program. The bill creates a grant program to provide financial assistance to retailers who undertake projects to dispense and store E15 or higher blends.
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Rex discusses impact of weather, flooding on plant operations


Rex American Resources Inc. released fiscal first quarter 2019 financial results on May 30, discussing the impact of weather-related interruptions to the company’s business and projecting continued low crush margins into the second quarter.
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UNICA: Ethanol sales stay strong in early May


UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sugarcane processing and ethanol production were both down during the first half of May. Sales of ethanol, however, remained strong.
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EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Iowa ethanol plant


The U.S. EPA recently approved an efficient producer pathway for The Andersons Denison Ethanol LLC, allowing the facility to generate RINs for non-grandfathered volumes of ethanol. The 65 MMgy plant is located in Denison, Iowa.
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