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Wyoming imposes 24-cent-per-gallon tax on alternative fuels

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyWyoming Gov. Matthew H. Mead recently signed a bill into law imposing a fuel tax on previously exempt alternative fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol. The new rate of taxation on alternative fuels beginning July 1 is 24 cents per gallon. READ MORE

March 03, 2015

Economists examine recent trends in ethanol production, policy

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA decline in ethanol prices has accompanied the decline in gasoline prices, yet ethanol production has been at record levels for much of the current corn marketing year, biofuels economist Robert Wisner noted in a recent analysis. READ MORE

February 27, 2015

Growth Energy gathers for 6th leadership conference in Phoenix

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyFor the ethanol industry, 2015 is about "moving ahead and moving faster," Growth Energy co-chairman Jeff Broin told attendees in his opening remarks at Growth Energy's sixth annual Executive Leadership Conference Feb. 26-27 in Phoenix. READ MORE

February 27, 2015

Vilsack calls for ethanol industry support of trade negotiations

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicySecretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack asked for the ethanol industry's support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership in his keynote address at the 2015 Growth Energy Executive Leadership Conference held in Phoenix Feb. 26-27. READ MORE

February 26, 2015

California GHG reporting obligations extend to ethanol

BY Graham Noyes, Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyGraham Noyes, an attorney with Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP, discusses California's Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions program and its impact on ethanol producers and others who do business in the state. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Report provides overview of European biobased economy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Information Network provides an overview of the EU biobased economy and estimated biomass requirements for the production of biofuels, bioplastics, biochemicals and other products. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

RFA acquires E85prices.com

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association recently announced that it has acquired E85prices.com, which is a crowdsourced website that offers updated prices for E85 and other ethanol flex-fuels, including E15, from thousands of stations across the country. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

EU committee votes to cap first-generation biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn Feb. 24, the Environment Committee of the European Parliament approved a draft law to cap the production of traditional biofuels and accelerate the shift to alternative feedstocks, such as seaweed and waste. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

All eyes on China for DDGS market impacts

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Inc. Found In:Markets, CoproductsThe DDGS market is still waiting to see what China is going to do in the container markets. As many as 35 boats having been reported as traded for the upcoming March through September time frame. READ MORE