Policy

6 hours ago

EPA approves efficient producer pathways for 6 Poet plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyIn late June, the U.S. EPA approved efficient producer pathways for six Poet ethanol plants, bringing the total number of plants to receive pathways approvals under the efficient producer program to approximately 60. READ MORE

13 hours ago

Opinion: With Pride Comes Responsibility

BY Mike Bryan Found In:PolicyThe things that happen in America regarding renewable fuels provides a blueprint for the world to follow. With the pride of success comes the burden of responsibility to never give in. The world is watching. READ MORE

July 22, 2016

DOE to fund projects combining biofuel and engine research

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced its intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines.” The initiative’s approach combines the previously independent areas of biofuels and combustion. READ MORE

July 22, 2016

RFA: Washington state’s proposed CAR ignores biofuel benefits

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyWashington state’s proposed clean air rule fails to recognize the climate benefits associated with biofuels and in fact penalizes their use, the Renewable Fuels Association told the Washington Department of Ecology in comments submitted July 22. READ MORE

July 22, 2016

Opinion: All Smoke, No Fire on RFS Reform, Repeal Efforts

BY Bob Dinneen Found In:PolicyWhile Congress will be preoccupied with other legislative issues as it winds down this session, the RFA will continue to be on guard, hitting back at misinformation and making sure the RFS and all its benefits stay put. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Billion-Ton Update authors discuss report findings

BY Anna Simet Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn July 19, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute held a briefing to discuss the U.S. Department of Energy's 2016 Billion-Ton Update, its methodology and data collection strategies, findings and goals. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Opinion: Getting Ready for FSMA Compliance

BY Chris Bliley Found In:PolicyWhether producers must comply in September or next year or even 2018, they need to become FSMA-aware now and especially aware of their customers' needs. READ MORE

July 20, 2016

US ethanol production sets new weekly record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly ethanol production record the week ending July 15, with production reaching an average of 1.029 million barrels per day, according to information published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. READ MORE

July 20, 2016

Branstad honored for biofuels leadership

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyIowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the nation's longest serving governor, was recently honored by renewable fuels industry leaders, the Governors' Biofuels Coalition and the National Governors Association at a breakfast commemorating his biofuel leadership. READ MORE