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Renewable fuel associations express mixed reactions to final rule

BY Sue Retka-Schill and Holly Jessen Found In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyPositive aspects were found in the U.S. EPA's final rule establishing the renewable volume obligations for compliance with the renewable fuel standard, but the overall tone from associations responding immediately after the announcement was negative. READ MORE

November 27, 2015

EPA: 1.54 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that 1.54 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first 10 months of the year to net total of 14.79 billion RINs. READ MORE

November 27, 2015

Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee to meet Dec. 1

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe Surface Transportation Board has announced the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Dec. 1. The committee serves as a forum for the discussion of issues related to the transportation of energy resources. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

US sets new weekly ethanol production record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly production record the week ending Nov. 20 with production averaging 1.008 million barrels per day. This is the first time weekly production has surpassed the 1 million barrel-per-day mark. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

High octane ethanol fuels championship for Oder

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, BusinessJohn Oder claimed the Kearney Raceway Pro Class Points Championship in a come-from-behind victory Nov. 1. This was his first year racing on Ignite Fuel, a 90 percent ethanol and 10 percent gasoline blend. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Redfield Energy unveils ICM's Fiber Separation Technology

BY Redfield Energy Found In:Operations, BusinessThere is a new look to the Redfield Energy ethanol plant, as officials with both Redfield Energy and ICM Inc. unveiled ICM's Fiber Separation Technology in a public ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 19. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Ontario program to boost industrial bioproduct development

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOntario Centres of Excellence and the Agricultural Adaptation Council are fostering innovation in the province's growing agri-based industrial bioproducts sector through the $$3 million Agri-Based Industrial Bioproducts R&D Challenge launched Nov. 9. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

RFA call features experts on ethanol’s impact on GHG emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Nov. 24, the Renewable Fuels Association hosted a press call featuring several experts in the field of biofuel life cycle greenhouse gas analysis and agricultural land use. The speakers addressed the flawed arguments made by ethanol opponents. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

Kanas Ethanol, Corn LP named to efficient producer list

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyKansas Ethanol LLC, Lyons, Kansas, and Corn LP, Goldfield, Iowa, have received letters of notification that they have been approved as efficient ethanol producers by the U.S. EPA, bringing the total to 52 corn ethanol plants. READ MORE