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USDA: Exports of ethanol, distillers grains down in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 67.53 million gallons of ethanol and 601,029 tons of distillers grains in May, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on July 2. Exports of both products were down significantly. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

ACE: EPA misses opportunity to raise 2020 RVO as requested

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyACE CEO Brian Jennings has expressed his disappointment in the EPA for taking no action to follow through on ACE’s request to issue an interim final rule by July 1 to increase the RVO for 2020 to ensure 20.09 billion gallons of biofuel is blended. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Harvestone adds 4 more plants to its platform

BY Harvestone Group Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyHarvestone Group has added four plants owned by Glacial Lakes Energy to its marketing, logistics and trading platform. The four plants represent 360 MMgy of production capacity. Harvestone's platform now handles more than 850 MMgy of production. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

USGC celebrates USMCA as it enters into force

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyU.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement officially entered into force on July 1. The agreement represents a culmination of years of work to update and improve NAFTA, offering improved agricultural market accesses and fairer trade between the countries. READ MORE

June 30, 2020

Reynolds signs biofuel tax differentials bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerIowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on June 30 signed a bill that will extend Iowa’s biofuel tax differentials for six years and announced her intention to use $7 million of Iowa’s federal CARES Act funding to expand the Iowa's biofuel infrastructure program. READ MORE

June 30, 2020

Report: Ethanol, LCFS can help US meet net-zero goal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on June 30 unveiled a climate crisis action plan that aims to serve as a congressional roadmap to help the U.S. reach net-zero emissions by 2050. The plan shows ethanol can help meet that goal. READ MORE

June 25, 2020

UNICA: Ethanol production, sales down in second half of May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production was down significantly during the final half of May, while ethanol sales were down nearly 30 percent when compared to the same period of 2019. READ MORE

June 25, 2020

ePURE: GHG reduction performance of EU ethanol reaches new high

BY ePURE Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyProduction and use of renewable ethanol from ePURE members delivered an average of more than 72 percent greenhouse gas (GHG) savings compared to fossil fuels in 2019, according new certified data released in June. READ MORE

June 23, 2020

Proposal aims to add flexibility to Japan’s ethanol target

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyJapan has opened a public comment period on a proposal that aims to increase the GHG emission value for gasoline and expand the list of conditions under which an unfulfilled ethanol target can be carried into the following fiscal year. READ MORE