EPA issues proposed consent decree related to SRE court challenge


The U.S. EPA on Jan. 4 published a notice of a proposed consent decree that would require the agency to issue a decision regarding a 2019 SRE petition filed by United Refining Co. by Feb. 19. A public comment period is open through Feb. 3.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USDA expects no actions under Feedstock Flexibility Program


The USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. announced on Dec. 23 that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2020, which runs from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021.
READ MORE   SHARE    


Green Plains completes sale of Texas plant


Green Plains Inc. on Dec. 28 announced that its subsidiary, Green Plains Hereford LLC, has completed the previously announced sale of its ethanol plant located in Hereford, Texas, to Hereford Ethanol Partners L.P.
READ MORE   SHARE    

EIA: Ethanol production down 4%, stocks up 1%


U.S. ethanol production was down 4 percent the week ending Dec. 25, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Dec. 30. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol increased by more than 1 percent.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Corn use for fuel ethanol at 433 million bushels in October


The USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for December, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production reached 433 million bushels in October, up from the previous month, but down from October 2019.
READ MORE   SHARE    


USGC promotes ethanol’s air quality, human health benefits


As the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 push air quality and climate issues to center stage, the U.S. Grains Council is continuing its work to demonstrate the environmental benefits of ethanol to global stakeholders.
READ MORE   SHARE    

RFA Completes a Decade of Ethanol Safety Training Leadership


The RFA's industry-leading safety program celebrates 10 years of national leadership this month. Over the past decade, RFA’s safety training has reached thousands of first responders, rail shippers, ethanol plant workers and others.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Canadian Hutterites investigate US DDGS value in swine diets


Capitalizing on successful virtual engagement with the Mennonite community in Southeast Mexico, the USGC recently began promotion of the nutritional and economical value of U.S. DDGS with Hutterite swine producers in western Canada.
READ MORE   SHARE    

ORNL: Co-Optima research develops roadmap for biofuels design


Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been on a quest for the past few years to identify the most significant indicators for predicting how a fuel will perform in engines designed for light-duty vehicles.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

2021 National Ethanol Conference

February 16-18, 2021

Virtual Event, Online

2021 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 15-17, 2021
Producers Are Free
Virtual Event, Online

2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 14-16, 2021
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Industry Jobs







308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | ethanolproducer.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2021