USDA announces $26 million in third round of HBIIP awards


The USDA on Aug. 19 announced $26 million in investments under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. The funds will expand the availability of higher-blend renewable fuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states.
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Biofuel groups challenge court’s ruling on E15


The Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the National Corn Growers Association are challenging a recent court decision that vacated a 2019 rule issued by the U.S. EPA allowing for year-round sales of E15.
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ACE unveils hybrid electric flex fuel vehicle project


ACE unveiled a vehicle demonstration project at its conference in August showing low to net-zero-carbon vehicles powered by ethanol already have cleaner lifecycle GHG emissions than plug-in electrics.
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OPINION: EPA should help retailers provide US energy security


Natural disasters and other factors often remind us how fragile our fuel supply is. For that reason, RFA is encouraging the U.S. EPA to allow more flexibility when it comes to fuel options and the myriad regulations fuel retailers face.
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Bustos introduces bill to create high-octane fuel standard


Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., on Aug. 24 introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act of 2021, a bill that, in part, aims to establish a high-octane, low-carbon fuel standard. Bustos introduced similar legislation in September 2020.
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OPINION: The reports of E15’s death…


Despite recent legal setbacks, ACE is confident E15 will continue to be sold. It's been 10 years since the U.S. EPA first approved a waiver allowing the fuel blend, and the oil industry has been fighting against the availability of E15 ever since.
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RFA: EPA can help reduce Hurricane Ida’s fuel price shock


With Hurricane Ida impacting the nation’s liquid fuel supply and distribution, the Renewable Fuels Association is uring the U.S. EPA to take two quick and simple steps that can extend fuel supplies and reduce price spikes expected at the fuel pump.
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OPINION: Mid-year E15 update


Labor Day weekend is here, signaling the close of another summer season for E15. This year, of course, hasn’t been without its setbacks, but despite this – E15 remains on track for growth, according to Growth Energy.
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ACE to Biden: RFS implementation, year-round E15 can reduce GHGs


ACE on Aug. 11 called on President Biden to set the maximum statutory volumes under the RFS in the 2021 and 2022 renewable volume obligation (RVO) rulemaking and pursue all options to ensure uninterrupted market access for E15.
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RFA: Ethanol roars again into Sturgis


The Renewable Fuels Association is once again partnering with the Buffalo Chip Campground to host the 81st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, scheduled for Aug. 6 through Aug. 15 in Sturgis, South Dakota.
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Industry Events

WEBINAR: Improving Performance and Efficiency with Analytics

September 15-21, 2021
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2021 UAS Summit & Expo

October 13-14, 2021
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2022 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 14-16, 2022
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Jacksonville, Florida

2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Carbon Capture & Storage Summit

June 13-13, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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