22 hours ago

EPA: 23 SRE petitions now pending for compliance year 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on Feb. 21, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard for compliance year 2019. READ MORE

22 hours ago

Trump urged to declare waived RFS gallons will be recaptured

BY Rep. Steve King's office Found In:Business, PolicyRep. Steve King, R-Iowa, is uring President Trump to “make a declarative statement that a minimum of 15 billion gallons will be blended annually and that all gallons actually waived will be annually recaptured under the RFS.” READ MORE

February 20, 2020

USDA: Ag Innovation Agenda will benefit biofuels, bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA unveiled its Agriculture Innovation Agenda on Feb. 20. The initiative, in part, aims to support renewable fuels, including ethanol, biodiesel and biomass. This includes a goal to achieve market-driven blend rates of E30 by 2050. READ MORE

February 19, 2020

Opinion: Driving Demand in 2020 and Beyond

BY Emily Skor Found In:Markets, PolicyFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: Emily Skor highlights Growth Energy's collaboration with biofuels supporters to promote ethanol, expand use of E15 and develop new export markets. READ MORE

February 18, 2020

Trump nominates Benevento, Menezes to fill posts at EPA, DOE

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PolicyPresident Trump on Feb. 13 nominated Douglas Benevento to serve as deputy administrator of the U.S. EPA and Mark Wesley Menezes to serve as deputy secretary of energy. Both nominations are subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate. READ MORE

February 18, 2020

Opinion: Climate Change and Ethanol: Get the Facts Right

BY Andrea Kent Found In:Markets, PolicyFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: Myths and misinformation about ethanol and its effect on health and the environment need to be corrected to expand higher blends. READ MORE

February 13, 2020

Nebraska Ethanol Board to hold E15 workshop on Feb. 20

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Nebraska Ethanol Board's third E15 Retailer Workshop is coming up Feb. 20 in Lincoln. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

USDA’s McKinney speaks at NEC

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyTed McKinney, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, addressed the 2020 National Ethanol Conference Wednesday, offering kudos to the U.S. ethanol industry. READ MORE

February 11, 2020

Cooper delivers state of the industry at NEC

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyGeoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO, said that while 2019 was a difficult year for the ethanol industry, there is reason for optimism in 2020. READ MORE