3 hours ago

EPA clarifies details of temporary enforcement policy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA sent a letter to members of Congress on April 2 clarifying the temporary enforcement policy the agency announced on March 26 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and offering assurances the agency continues to enforce its regulatons. READ MORE

3 hours ago

USDA seeks extension of a survey that gathers ethanol data

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessThe USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service has requested a revision and extension of a currently approved information collection that, in part, provides data on the production of fuels from agricultural commodities. READ MORE

3 hours ago

ePURE, EBB concerned COVID-19 will impact blending obligations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicySeveral European biofuel trade groups on March 24 sent a letter to the European Commission offiical leading the European Green Deal expressing concern EU member states may reduce blending obligations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

April 02, 2020

USDA: Ethanol exports reach 194.16 million gallons in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 194.16 million gallons of ethanol and 852,904 tons of distillers grains in February, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on April 2. Exports of both products were up when compared to February 2019. READ MORE

April 02, 2020

KAAPA idles Ravenna facility, continues operations in Minden

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessKAAPA Ethanol sent a letter to stakeholders on March 31 announcing the company is idling its ethanol plant in Ravenna, Nebraska, due to impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. KAAPA plans to continue operations at its Minden, Nebraska, facilty. READ MORE

April 02, 2020

Greenfield Global helps fight the spread of COVID-19

BY Greenfield Global Inc. Found In:BusinessGreenfield Global Inc., a producer of ethanol, speciality alcohols and solvents, has been producing and shipping vital alcohols and solvents at a record pace to combat the worldwide spread of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. READ MORE

April 02, 2020

ADM commits $1 million to aid in COVID-19 response

BY ADM Found In:BusinessADM has committed approximately $1 million to various organizations involved in the fight against COVID-19. ADM also has available funds for employees who have been adversely affected in this difficult time under its Colleague Emergency Fund. READ MORE

April 02, 2020

Valero contributes $1.8 million to COVID-19 response efforts

BY Valero Energy Corp. Found In:BusinessValero Energy Corp. announced March 19 that the Valero Energy Foundation has committed $1.8 million to support organizations on the front lines helping people most in need primarily in cities where the company operates. READ MORE

April 01, 2020

Ethanol production falls to 6 year low, stocks set new record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, RetailerU.S. ethanol production fell by more than 16 percent the week ending March 27 to an average of 840,000 barrels per day, the lowest level since September 2013, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on April 1. READ MORE