RFA: Casey’s becomes 5,000th station to offer E85


The number of fuel stations now offering Flex Fuel E85 has reached an important milestone. A Casey’s store in Ankeny, Iowa, has become the 5,000th station nationwide to sell E85, according to the Renewable Fuels Association.
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Rutter’s continues operations during crisis


As the coronavirus crisis forces people to stay at home and fuel prices plunge, retail stations remain open and are doing their best to weather the storm. Rutter's is being impacted by the outbreak, but plans to continue to add E15 in the future.
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Same-store gasoline sales start to show impact of COVID-19


U.S. gas station operators are bracing for the impact of COVID-19 on fuel sales, as same-store gasoline sales were down 2.4 percent nationwide for the week ending March 14, when compared to the same week last year, according to OPIS Demand Report.
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OPINION: Finding hope in dark times


Emergencies like pandemics are times of disruption, trauma, and even fear. But they are also moments when people can come together to help each other. The reaction to COVID-19 from businesses and communities worldwide offers a bit of optimism.
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Ethanol production falls to 6 year low, stocks set new record


U.S. ethanol production fell by more than 16 percent the week ending March 27 to an average of 840,000 barrels per day, the lowest level since September 2013, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on April 1.
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EPA issues guidance on future SRE actions, RFS compliance date


The EPA on March 27 announced it will provide flexibility to the marketplace to transition from winter-grade gasoline to summer-grade fuel during the COVID-19 crisis. The announcement also included policy changes related to SREs and RFS compliance.
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US, Brazil classify ethanol industry as essential during pandemic


The U.S. and Brazil have classified ethanol plant employees as essential critical infrastructure workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers at retail fuel centers and those who work in fuel distribution are also classified as essential in the U.S.
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RFA: New report shows ethanol industry fueled by veterans


A study released on employment in the U.S. energy sector shows that America’s ethanol industry employs a significantly larger share of military veterans than any other segment of the energy industry.
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