Policy

August 26, 2015

ACE honors ethanol contributors with 2015 awards

BY ACE, Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol honored a select group of individuals and companies for their substantial efforts to advance the U.S. ethanol industry during ACE’s annual conference in Omaha, Nebraska, last week. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Fuels America ad targets Obama, decries RFS proposal

BY Fuels America Found In:PolicyFuels America sponsors full-page ad in Las Vegas aimed at President Obama during his appearance at the National Clean Energy Summit. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

E15, E85 at retail gas stations highlighted at ACE conference

BY Holly JessenFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe argument that consumers don’t want E15 because they aren’t asking for it doesn’t ring true with Ron Lamberty, senior vice president for the American Coalition for Ethanol, he said at the ACE conference, held Aug. 19-21 in Omaha. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

USDA announces incentives to establish biomass crops

BY USDA Farm Service Agency Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyOn Aug. 19, the USDA Farm Service Agency announced that enrollment has begun for farmers and forest landowners seeking financial assistance for growing new sources of biomass for designated project areas under the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

Opinion: EPA more enemy than ally to ethanol

BY Mike Bryan Found In:PolicyThere is a long history of antagonism and sometimes outward hostility by the EPA toward ethanol, writes Mike Bryan. This column is titled "Ally or Enemy" in the September issue of EPM. READ MORE

August 19, 2015

RFA tells AMA to stop spreading misinformation about E15

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has released a statement in response to a press release issued by the American Motorcyclist Association in which the group calls on motorcycle riders to support legislation that would amend the renewable fuel standard. READ MORE

August 19, 2015

EIA data show refinery outage caused spike in Midwest gas prices

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyData released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration confirm that the unplanned outage of a 240,000-barrels-per-day unit at a refinery in Whiting, Indiana, caused gas prices to spike throughout the Midwest. READ MORE

August 18, 2015

IRFA: Grants available for E15 infrastructure upgrades in Iowa

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIowa fuel retailers wishing to offer E15 now have assistance available to them through the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program. Since 2007, the Iowa RFIP has provided cost-share grants to increase the accessibility of higher biofuel blends. READ MORE