Policy

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

15 hours ago

Sen. Johanns urges FDA to reconsider proposed animal feed rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicySen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., has written Margaret Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, urging the FDA to exempt distillers grain, raw agricultural commodities, and other products from a proposed rule impacting feed producers. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

EPA reports cellulosic RINs were generated in March

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for March, reporting that nearly 1.37 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five biofuel categories. READ MORE

April 17, 2014

GAO report addresses delays in finalizing annual RFS standards

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PolicyThe U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report on the domestic petroleum industry that addresses several issues, including the U.S. EPA's recent failure to meet statutory deadlines to set yearly renewable fuel standard requirements. READ MORE

April 16, 2014

CFDC calls for ethanol to stand up as alternative fuel

BY Clean Fuels Development Coalition Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyClean Fuels Development Coalition Executive Director Douglas Durante has called on ethanol supporters to not only defend the federal renewable fuel standard, but to move beyond it by capitalizing on the benefits of mid- and high-level ethanol blends. READ MORE

April 16, 2014

IPCC: Bioenergy to play significant role in carbon mitigation

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:PolicyBioenergy plays a big role in the multiple mitigation scenarios examined in the AR5 report from the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and is expected to play a role in the future. READ MORE

April 16, 2014

In Depth: Corn Oil Removal Impacts Carbon Accounting

BY James RammFound In:Coproducts, PolicyManaging carbon intensity values under California’s LCFS. READ MORE

April 16, 2014

Opinion: A Remarkable and Crucial Year

BY Robert VierhoutFound In:PolicyThis year is crucial from a political and policy perspective, writes Rob Vierhout, of ePURE. The industry needs to convince the new Parliament and Commission that the renewable energy target must be continued. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

Moniz testifies on DOE FY 2015 budget request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyEnergy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently addressed U.S. DOE's fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request at hearings held by the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. READ MORE