USDA to open 30-day application period for HBIIP on Dec. 21


The USDA has announced it will open a new 30-day application period for the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive program on Dec. 21. The RFA, Growth Energy and ACE say they are ready and willing to help retailers apply for the program.
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Trump signs COVID-19 relief, tax extenders package


President Trump on Dec. 27 signed a legislative package that includes tax extenders, $900 billion in COVID-19 relief, and government funding, averting a government shutdown and providing potential COVID-19 relief to biofuel producers.
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OMB updates timelines for 2021 RFS, E15 label rules


Information released by the White House Office of Management and budget indicates the a proposed rule to set 2021 RVOs under the RFS could be released soon. A rulemaking is also underway to alter E15 labeling requirements.
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OPINION: Have equipment needs? These incentive programs can help


Introducing higher blends of ethanol with the support of incentive programs might be a way for fuel retailers who need to install new equipment, convert or retrofit older equipment, or meet EMV compliance lower their equipment costs.
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Report: E15 poised to fast-track climate progress


Growth Energy has released a new report examining the potential climate benefits of a nationwide transition from the standard 10-percent ethanol blended fuel (E10) to a 15-percent ethanol blend (E15).
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OPINION: USDA HBIIP 2020 year-end free money clearance!


The USDA's Higher Blends Infrastructure and Incentive Program has some money left over, and the agency is offering fuel retailers a rare second chance to submit applications. The current application period is open through Jan. 19.
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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.
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