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OECD-FOA Agricultural Outlook features ethanol forecast

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations has published a new agricultural outlook predicting that ethanol and biodiesel use will continue to grow over the next decade, although at a slower pace. READ MORE

July 02, 2015

ACE: Ethanol providing a few extra bucks in people’s pockets

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyMore drivers in the United States are expected to hit the road for the long 4th of July holiday weekend than any time in the past eight years, and they should notice an extra benefit after they fill up at the pump—more money left over. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

OMB weighs in on biomass language included in appropriations bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe White House Office of Management and Budget has published a statement detailing its opposition to several components of an appropriations bill pending the in the U.S. House of Representatives, including a provision related biogenic emissions. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

EU approves funding for circular bioeconomy projects

BY Bio-based Industries Consortium Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, a public-private partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium, has approved the funding of 10 projects totaling EUR 120 million ($132.66 million). READ MORE

June 30, 2015

DOE announces intent to fund innovative bioenergy technologies

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced its intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) targeting innovative technologies and solutions to help advance bioenergy development. READ MORE

June 30, 2015

Clean fuel standards face political attacks in Washington, Oregon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyClean fuel standards under development in Oregon and Washington have been under attack by their respective state legislatures in recent weeks. While the threat against the Oregon program has passed, the Washington program could still be eliminated. READ MORE

June 29, 2015

ACE: Fuel retailers counter EPA's blend wall assumptions

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyStation owners who offer ethanol blends above 10 percent are gaining increased sales and higher customer counts, contrary to assumptions made by the U.S. EPA in its recent proposal for the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

June 26, 2015

USDA publishes rule for revamped Biorefinery Assistance Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PolicyUSDA’s Rural Business Cooperative Service and Rural Utilities Service has published an interim final rule for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

RFS supporters testify at EPA hearing, participate in rally

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn June 25, the U.S. EPA held a hearing to address its proposed rule for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable fuels standard (RFS) in Kansas City, Kansas. More than 250 people were scheduled to testify at the event. READ MORE