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EPA opens comment period on RFS waiver requests

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA announced on Jan. 15 it will open a 30-day comment period on several petitions it has received asking the agency to waive Renewable Fuel Standard blending requirements for 2019 and 2020. READ MORE

January 14, 2021

EPA proposes to extend 2019, 2020 RFS deadlines

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is scheduled to publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register on Jan. 15 extending certain Renewable Fuel Standard deadlines for compliance years 2019 and 2020. A public comment period is open through March 11. READ MORE

January 14, 2021

EIA: Ethanol production to average 1.02M barrels per day in 2022

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessThe U.S. EIA has released is Short-Term Energy Outlook for January, The EIA currently predicts ethanol production will average 1.02 million barrels per day next year, up from 980,000 barrels per day in 2021. READ MORE

January 14, 2021

EPA finalizes determination on RFS anti-backsliding study

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has announced its final anti-backsliding determination for renewable fuels and air quality. The agency has finalized its proposed determination no additional measures are necessary to mitigate adverse air impacts from the RFS. READ MORE

January 14, 2021

Senators call on EPA to protect the integrity of the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyA group of seven republication senators from the Midwest sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Jan. 14 urging him to avoid making any decisions on SREs until the U.S. Supreme Court issues its ruling on the matter. READ MORE

January 14, 2021

Opinion: 4 Factors for Global Ethanol Growth

BY Brian Healy Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyEthanol-producing countries should not be those with the most restrictive barriers to market entry. They should be our partners in opening global markets, instead of shutting their own markets down. Equitable tariff treatment is critical. READ MORE

January 13, 2021

EIA: Ethanol production up 1%, stocks up 2%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. ethanol production was up nearly 1 percent the week ending Jan. 8, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Jan. 13. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol increased by nearly 2 percent. READ MORE

January 13, 2021

House Biofuels Caucus urges Trump to reject SRE petitions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyMembers of the House Biofuels Caucus sent a letter to President Trump on Jan. 12 urging him to direct the U.S. EPA to immediately reject any pending SRE requests that do not meet criteria established by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. READ MORE

January 13, 2021

Fuel retailers, drivers raise thousands for local cancer center

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerIn the past three years, fuel retailers across Nebraska have raised more than $18,000 for cancer research as part of “Fuel the Cure.” During October, when drivers chose higher blends of ethanol fuel, gas stations donated 3 cents per gallon. READ MORE