Governors’ Biofuels Coalition urges EPA to reject gap year SREs


The Governors’ Biofuels Coalition sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on June 29 urging the agency to deny the 52 gap year SREs oil companies have filed in an effort to circumvent the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeal's Jan. 24 ruling.
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Blue Flint plant advances CO2 project, receives $3.4M grant


Midwest AgEnergy Group, the parent company of Blue Flint, announced on June 25 the company has received a $3.4 million grant from the North Dakota Industrial Commission and is moving forward with a CO2 capture and storage project.
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Rex resumes production at NuGen Energy plant in South Dakota


Rex American Resources Corp. filed an 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 29 announcing it has resumed production at its NuGen Energy facility, a 150 MMgy ethanol plant located in Marion, South Dakota.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 6%, weekly ending stocks down 2%


U.S. ethanol production was up more than 6 percent the week ending June 19, while ethanol stocks fell by nearly 2 percent, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on June 24.
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Ernst blocks nomination of deputy EPA administrator over SREs


Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, announced she will block the nomination of Doug Benevento to serve as deputy administrator of the U.S. EPA until the agency discloses exactly how it plans to deal with gap year SRE petitions under the RFS.
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Corn use for ethanol falls to 245 million bushels in April


The USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for June, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production fell to 245 million bushels in April, down significantly from both the previous month and April 2019.
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Biofuel groups urge Congress to extend tax biofuel credits


Six biofuel trade groups sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee on June 19 expressing support for the proposed extension of tax incentives for advanced biofuels that were included in the GREEN Act.
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Biofuels, bioenergy to benefit from Growing Climate Solutions Act


Testimony offered during a June 24 hearing held by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to consider the Growing Climate Solutions Act explains how the bill could benefit the biofuel and bioproducts industries.
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Proposal aims to add flexibility to Japan’s ethanol target


Japan has opened a public comment period on a proposal that aims to increase the GHG emission value for gasoline and expand the list of conditions under which an unfulfilled ethanol target can be carried into the following fiscal year.
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ADM to expand production of industrial alcohol in Clinton, Iowa


To help meet continuing high demand for hand sanitizer, ADM on June 23 announced it is significantly increasing production of industrial alcohol at its Clinton, Iowa, corn processing complex. The new capacity will be available on an on-demand basis.
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