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USGC: Southeast Asia DDGS buyers still adapting to low-oil DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyDuring last month's Export Exchange program in Seattle and associated pre- and post-tours, Council staff discovered that some end-users in Southeast Asia are still learning how to adjust to the newer, low-oil distillers dried grains with solubles. READ MORE

November 26, 2014

Comments due Dec. 8 on draft California energy report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe California Energy Commission is accepting public comments on its Draft 2014 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update through Dec. 8. The report outlines the commission's assessments of a variety of energy issues currently impacting the state. READ MORE

November 26, 2014

USGC video: Why ethanol exports are vital to U.S. producers

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has partnered with USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association to assess how best to promote ethanol exports as part of overseas market development efforts. READ MORE

November 25, 2014

USGC explores growth in mature Japanese market

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyJapan is a mature market, but ethanol could represent a new opportunity in the country. In partnership with industry associations, the U.S. Grains Council has opened a strategic discussion with key industry and government officials about biofuels. READ MORE

November 25, 2014

RFA: Feed Food Fairness Campaign not big on transparency

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyThe Feed Food Fairness Campaign, backed by members of the livestock and fast food industries, recently ran a one-sided advertisement in a popular Beltway publication inaccurately blaming the renewable fuel standard for rising food prices. READ MORE

November 24, 2014

In Depth: Coaching Compliance

BY Tom BryanFound In:Business, PolicyWhile every EH&S manager’s playbook is unique, safeguarding human health and protecting the environment are their common goals. READ MORE

November 24, 2014

Opinion: Government Intervention a No-Brainer

BY Mike Bryan Found In:Business, PolicyIt's confusing to watch Congress do nothing but saber rattling in the face of the current U.S. rail crisis, writes Mike Bryan. Government intervention in this issue seems like a no brainer. READ MORE

November 24, 2014

Opinion: What’s App-ening?

BY Bob Dinneen Found In:PolicyA new free mobile app offered by the RFA provides smartphone users with access to ethanol news and information, writes Bob Dinneen. READ MORE

November 21, 2014

EPA punts: Agency delays 2014 RVO determination into next year

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Cellulosic, PolicyThe U.S. EPA announced Friday morning it would not be finalizing the 2014 renewable volume obligation requirements (RVO) by the end of the year. This will also affect the compliance deadline for 2013, which will be moved into 2015. READ MORE