Policy

May 17, 2019

In Depth: All For One

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE JUNE ISSUE: The American Coalition for Ethanol’s annual Washington, D.C., fly-in attracts participants from all sectors affected by ethanol to spend an afternoon lobbying for the industry. READ MORE

May 17, 2019

USGC demonstrates ethanol’s cost savings in Indonesia

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyEthanol could generate significant cost savings while boosting octane in fuel supplies in Indonesia. That’s the message the USGC and its partners are conveying to Indonesian importers and government agencies to promote increased ethanol use. READ MORE

May 16, 2019

EPA misleads on reason for SRE policy change

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA reportedly changed its small refinery exemption (SRE) evaluation process at least four months before a 2017 court ruling the agency often cites as the reason for its changed process. The policy change has financially benefited refiners. READ MORE

May 16, 2019

Senate Finance Committee taskforce to examine energy tax credits

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerLeaders of the Senate Finance Committee announced the formation of several bipartisan taskforces May 16 to examine 42 temporary tax provisions that expired or will expire by the end of 2019, including those related to biofuels and bioenergy. READ MORE

May 16, 2019

EPA: 1 SRE application for 2018 withdrawn or declared ineligible

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA released updated data on small refinery exemptions (SREs) May 16, reporting one of the 40 SRE applications filed for compliance year 2018 was withdrawn or declared ineligible. The 39 remaining SRE petitions for 2018 are still pending. READ MORE

May 16, 2019

USGC, USDA promote fuel ethanol In South Korea

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe USGC is encouraging ethanol use in the South Korean transport sector, working with the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service to provide information on the environmental, human health and economic benefits of blending ethanol into fuel supplies. READ MORE

May 16, 2019

Opinion: Market Access Key to Building Demand

BY Brian Healy Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE JUNE ISSUE: Driving global ethanol demand by strengthening nations' fuel policies critical in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

May 15, 2019

EU repeals anti-dumping duties on US ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe European Commission issued a decision May 14 announcing it will repeal anti-dumping duties on European Union imports of U.S. ethanol. The anti-dumping duties have been in place since early 2013. READ MORE

May 15, 2019

New Study: RFS saves consumers 22 cents on every gallon of gas

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe RFS has lowered gas prices by an average of 22 cents per gallon in recent years and saved the typical American household $250 annually, according to a study published May 15 by economist and energy policy expert Philip K. Verleger, Jr. READ MORE