Policy

September 23, 2016

China issues preliminary duties against US DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council, the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyChina’s Ministry of Commerce has issued a preliminary determination claiming that U.S. dried distillers grains with or without solubles (DDGS) are being dumped and have caused injury to China’s DDGS industry. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Poet plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyOn Sept. 19, the U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer pathway petition for Poet Biorefining – Lake Crystal, bringing the total number of plants to receive pathway approvals under the efficient producer program to approximately 62. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

Assobari sugarcane producer organization earns RSB certification

BY Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyAssobari is the first organization of sugar cane producers in Brazil to earn the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certification. The RSB certification is for the production of sugarcane by 62 farmers and approximately 1,860 hectares. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

Ethanol industry advocates for tax credit extensions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyGrowth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association and Advanced Biofuels Business Council are among 52 organizations that signed a Sept. 20 letter addressed to congressional leadership advocating for a multi-year extension of expiring tax provisions. READ MORE

September 20, 2016

EPA: 15.63 million cellulosic RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for August, reporting more than 1.76 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 15.63 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

September 20, 2016

ACE ad buy urges congress to act on RVP legislation

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol has kicked-off a two week ad campaign in Environment & Energy Publishing, a Washington DC-based media outlet with five daily online publications and a daily video webcast for energy and environmental policy leaders. READ MORE

September 20, 2016

Growth Energy: Tom Buis receives America’s Fuel Award

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, PolicyOn Sept. 19, former Growth Energy CEO and current co-chairman of the Growth Energy board of directors, Tom Buis, was presented with the America’s Fuel award. The award is the highest honor given by Growth Energy. READ MORE

September 20, 2016

RFA hosting 2 ethanol safety seminars in Illinois Sept. 27

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association is hosting two free ethanol safety seminars later this month in Benton, Illinois. The seminars will be held on Sept. 27 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. CT or 5:30 p.m.–10 p.m. CT at the Benton Fire Department. READ MORE

September 20, 2016

Opinion: Passing the Torch

BY Mike Bryan Found In:Business, PolicyI’ll stop here and express my gratitude to friends and the ethanol industry, in general, for giving me 30 years of fruitful work and the ability to not only look back with pride and satisfaction, but to look forward with renewed optimism. READ MORE