Policy

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

15 hours ago

USGC asks USDA to intervene in China's MIR-162 trade requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, PolicyOn July 27, U.S. Grains Council Chairman Julius Schaaf asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to personally intervene with his counterpart in China to halt the "current regulatory sabotage of the DDGS trade with China." READ MORE

15 hours ago

RFA to DOE: Update your E85 data

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has pointed to the vast underrepresentation of E85 stations in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center database and implored DOE to accurately account for all stations selling E85. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

USDA selects 36 energy facilities to accept biomass deliveries

BY USDA Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the USDA has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

Ethanol rolls into Sturgis

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association will partner with the Sturgis Buffalo Chip campground to host the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally set to take place Aug. 4-10. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

ACE announces final agenda for August 4-6 conference in Minnesota

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyEthanol advocates can expect an agenda including notable speakers and timely topics for the upcoming 27th annual ACE Ethanol Conference, August 4-6. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

DOT proposes new standards for ethanol, crude oil rail shipments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyOn July 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released proposed rulemaking that aims to improve the safety of rail transportation of flammable materials, particularly crude oil and ethanol. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

Opinion: Ethanol, A Global Commodity

BY Mike BryanFound In:Business, PolicyWhile the oil industry works very effectively on an international level the ethanol industry could use improvement in this area, particularly in terms of trade, writes Mike Bryan of BBI International. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

Bill would benefit manufacturers of alternatively fueled vehicles

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyLegislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would provide automakers an option to reduce their corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards by warranting at least half the vehicles they manufacture for alternative fuels. READ MORE