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The USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service has released the May edition of its Grain Crushing and Co-Products Production report, which shows corn consumed for fuel alcohol production was down slightly in March when compared to March 2015.
April 29, 2016
On May 5, Biomass Research and Development Board operations committee is expected to hold a listening session, titled “Building a Billion Ton Bioeconomy in the United States.” The two-hour webinar is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
April 27, 2016
Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management have released a study that reveals insights into the transportation of biofuels and crude oil by rail around and through the state.
April 20, 2016
Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. has developed a technology that the company said will allow corn ethanol plants to process their own distillers grains and corn kernel fiber into cellulosic ethanol, adding millions of gallons to their annual output.
April 19, 2016
Green Biologics Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of U.K.-based Green Biologics Ltd., announced two distribution agreements in April. The company is currently retrofitting a corn ethanol plant in Little Falls, Minnesota, to produce n-butanol and acetone.
April 18, 2016
The U.S. EPA delivered the proposed rule for the 2017 renewable fuel standard (RFS) to the White House Office of Management and Budget on April 15. OMB review marks a final step before the proposed rule is published in the Federal Register.
April 14, 2016
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the April edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting 2016 ethanol production will increase when compared to 2015 levels, averaging 970,000 to 980,000 barrels per day in 2016 and 2017.
April 13, 2016
The Missouri House of Representatives has passed legislation that aims to extend the sunset date on the state’s ethanol producer incentive fund from Dec. 31, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2020. The Missouri Senate is now considering the bill.
April 13, 2016
The American Coalition for Ethanol and nearly 70 of its grassroots members are in Washington, D.C., as part of the group’s 8th annual fly-in April 13-14. ACE members will have more than 125 meetings with lawmakers representing 36 states.