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. READ MORESHARE
CHS Inc. has announced it will expand access to higher ethanol blend fuels by offering E15 through 10 additional fuel terminals starting in early April 2021. The company has offered E15 through its McFarland, Wisconsin, terminal since January 2021.
The U.S. EPA on March 12 announced it has approved a change in fuel requirements that will allow E15 to be sold year-round in the Kansas City metro area. Representatives of the ethanol industry are applauding the EPA’s action.
The RFA helped eight companies secure awards under the USDA's second round of HBIIP grants to support the installation of more than 100 new fuel dispensers at more than 20 sites spanning six states, according to RFA's Cassie Mullen. READ MORESHARE
Legislation introduced by the 32 democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on March 11 could provide federal funding to support the development of alternative fuel infrastructure and expanded use of alternative fuel vehicles.
ACE's Ron Lamberty discusses the potential impact of the U.S. EPA's proposed rule on E15 labeling and underground storage tank (UST) system compatibility. A public comment period on the proposal is open through April 19. READ MORESHARE
Legislation introduced in the Minnesota Legislature in March aims to establish a clean fuels standard (CFS) that would require a 20 percent reduction in the carbon intensity of transportation fuel sold within the state by 2035. READ MORESHARE
Growth Energy's Mike O'Brien is excited to announce another retail market milestone: Americans have surpassed 20 billion miles driven on E15. This milestone is a testament to the continued success of E15 at the pump. READ MORESHARE
The USDA on March 15 announced it is opening a 45-day public comment period to gather input on its climate-smart agriculture and forestry strategy, including several topics focused specifically on biofuels, bioproducts and renewable energy.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig in February announced Burlington, Iowa-based Reif Oil Co., and Omaha, Nebraska-based Sapp Bros Inc. have been named the recipients the state’s 2021 Renewable Fuel Marketing Awards.