Research shows E30 is safe for long-term use in non-FFVs


Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on March 8 announced that research conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with support from the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services clearly demonstrates that E30 is safe for long-term use in non-FFVs.
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Senators urge Vilsack to provide COVID-19 relief for biofuels


A bipartisan group of 10 senators on March 8 sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to provide targeted COVID-19 relief to U.S. biofuel producers through the USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp.
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USDA: US exports 165 million gallons of ethanol in January


The U.S. exported 164.63 million gallons of ethanol and 916,541 metric tons of distillers grains in January, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on March 5. Exports of both products were up from the previous month.
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Washington House passes bill to establish Clean Fuels Standard


The Washington House of Representatives on Feb. 27 voted 52 to 46 to pass H.B. 1091, a bill that aims to establish a state-wide Clean Fuels Standard. The legislation is currently pending in the Washington Senate.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 29%, stocks down 2%


U.S. ethanol production rebounded significantly the week ending Feb. 26, reaching 849,000 barrels per day following a substantial downturn the previous week related to disruptions caused by February’s polar vortex.
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Biofuel infrastructure, GHG modeling bills introduced in House


Co-chairs of the House Biofuels Caucus on March 3 introduced two pieces of legislation that aim to expand access to higher biofuel blends and fully recognize the environmental benefits of renewable fuels.
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CLEAN Future Act includes RFS, renewable energy provisions


House Committee on Energy and Commerce democrats on March 2 introduced the CELAN Future Act, which sets a goal to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. The bill includes provisions related to the RFS and bioenergy.
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Bill funds tax credit that could benefit biofuel, CCS projects


Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Joe Manchin, D-W.V., on March 1 introduced the American Jobs in Energy Manufacturing Act of 2021, which aims to incentivize domestic manufacturing of advanced energy technologies.
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RFA, USGC, Growth Energy comment on Canada’s CFS proposal


The Renewable Fuels Association, U.S. Grains Council and Growth Energy on March 4 submitted joint comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada in support of proposed regulations for the country’s Clean Fuel Standard.
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Fluid Quip to supply flex plant system ethanol plant in Brazil


Fluid Quip Technologies on March 4 announced São Martinho SA has selected and contracted Fluid Quip’s Flex Plant Technology to be installed at its Boa Vista sugarcane ethanol facility. The project is expected to be complete in Q4 2022.
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