Policy

April 16, 2021

EPA: No new SRE petitions filed for second consecutive month

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyData released by the U.S. EPA on April 15 shows that for the second consecutive month, no new SRE petitions have been filed with the agency. The EPA has also not taken any action on the 66 SRE petitions that have been pending since mid-February. READ MORE

April 15, 2021

ACE urges for a technology-neutral approach to infrastructure

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyAs Congress considers infrastructure legislation, ACE CEO Brian Jennings urges lawmakers to take a technology-neutral approach when making investments to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy in the transportation sector. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

EIA: Ethanol production down 4%, stocks fall by 1%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyU.S. ethanol production fell by nearly 4 percent the week ending April 9, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on April 14. Fuel ethanol stocks were also down nearly 1 percent. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Axne: House infrastructure package should support biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerRep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, on April 14 sent a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and chairs of four House committees urging them to provide support for biofuels in the upcoming infrastructure package. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

DOE to hold webinar on $61.4 million FOA for biofuels on April 16

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced it will host a webinar on April 16 that will be of interest to those who may apply to topic area one of the agency’s recently announced $61.4 million FOA for biofuel and bioenergy projects. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

UAI: EPA provides some clarity on mid-level blends in court

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerA three-judge-panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments on April 13 that the U.S. EPA did not go far enough when it extended the 1 pound RVP waiver to allow year-round E15. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Opinion: Ethanol’s Role in Future Fuels

BY Brian Jennings Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyNearly three years of behind-the-scenes coalition building has paid dividends with the introduction of the “Future Fuels Act” in Minnesota, the first clean fuel standard legislation in a Midwest state. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo agenda released

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerEthanol Producer Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place July 13-15, 2021 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Court hears oral arguments in case challenging year-round E15

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerA three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on April 13 heard oral arguments in a case filed by oil interests challenging the U.S. EPA’s June 2019 final rule to allow year-round E15 sales. READ MORE