Groups comment on USDA’s new biofuel infrastructure program


The Renewable Fuels Association, American Coalition for Ethanol and Growth Energy are among the groups that submitted comments to the USDA regarding the development of its new Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program.
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RFA analysis finds record E15 sales in 2019


A new RFA analysis found that approximately 500 million gallons of E15 were sold nationwide in 2019, setting a new record. However, sales would have been even stronger if not for the RFS compliance exemptions granted by EPA to dozens of refineries.
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Nebraska Corn Board, Casey’s partner on higher ethanol blends


The Nebraska Corn Coard has provided grant funds through its blender pump incentive infrastructure program to help Casey's General Stores upgrade existing fuel pumps at 12 locations to offer Unleaded88, a 15 percent ethanol blend.
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OPINION: A new focus on infrastructure


The USDA has announced the creation of a new Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, or HBIIP. With rising demand for E15 , the announcement of this new program is perfectly timed, according to the Renewable Fuels Association.
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Iowa retailers recognized with Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the 2020 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards to Elliott Oil Company of Ottumwa, Iowa, and Diamond Oil Company of Des Moines at the FuelIOWA Annual Meeting.
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Censky discusses infrastructure grant program at IRFA Summit


Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky told attendees of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit that “there are some really positive things that are happening that are going to be great for the biofuels sector.”
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Gov. Reynolds highlights recent wins in IRFA address


Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds highlighted recent positive developments for the biofuels industry during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s 2020 summit. She also spoke about her plan to increase funding for the state's biofuel infrastrcuture program.
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Shaw opens 2020 IRFA Summit with optimism


Monte Shaw, executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, kicked off the 2020 IRFA Summit in Altoona, Iowa, by acknowledging the difficulties 2019 brought to the biofuels industry, but also expressing optimism for recent policy changes.
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USDA seeks input on new biofuel infrastructure incentive program


The USDA on Jan. 16 launched a request for information (RFI) seeking public input to aid in the creation of its new Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, which aims to expand the availability of ethanol and biodiesel.
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USGC: Workshops educate Mexican gas station owners on ethanol


As 2019 drew to a close, so did the second successful year of a workshop series the U.S. Grains Council has conducted with the Mexican Retailer Service Station Association to promote increased use of ethanol.
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