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EPA: Nearly 17 million cellulosic RINs generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) data for April, reporting more than 1.511 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the net total for the first four months of the year to nearly 5.88 billion RINs. READ MORE

May 21, 2016

Opinion: Thanking Tom Buis— A Strong Voice for the Ethanol Industry

BY Jeff Broin Found In:OperationsAnyone who has spent time with Tom Buis knows his love for the ethanol industry is unquestionable. This column is published in the June issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

May 20, 2016

STB issues SNPR for rail reporting requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyIn early May, the Surface Transportation Board published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPR) that aims to update pending regulations requiring Class I railroads to report certain service metrics, including data on ethanol unit trains. READ MORE

May 20, 2016

In Depth: Helping Ethanol Producers Get the Most Out of Their Product

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessWhen margins matter most, strategies to ratchet up ethanol yield make good business sense. This article is published in the June issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine under the headline "Up On Output." READ MORE

May 19, 2016

RFA holding FDA-certified FSMA training classes this summer

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has scheduled four training courses to help facilities meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act. The classes are designed for individuals overseeing the food safety plan of an ethanol plant. READ MORE

May 19, 2016

In Depth: Advancing the Brewing Process With New Yeasts, Enzymes

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessThe pace of innovation in fermentation has picked up. This article is published in the June issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

May 17, 2016

SIRE reports reduced net loss for fiscal second quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessSouthwest Iowa Renewable Energy has published financial results for its second fiscal quarter of 2016, the three-month period ended March 31, reporting a slight decrease in revenues, but improved net income and modified EBITDA. READ MORE

May 17, 2016

In Depth: Women Head 3 Ethanol Plants in the Midwest

BY Janna Farley Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessPassion, leadership and vision are more important than gender in the work of three top managers. This article is published in the June issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine under the headline "Women at the Top." READ MORE

May 16, 2016

UNICA releases forecast for 2015-’16 sugarcane season

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently published a sugarcane harvest forecast for the 2016-’17 season, predicting the south-central region of the country will crush approximately 605 to 630 million tons of sugarcane. READ MORE