5 hours ago

Opinion: Regulatory Fixes Will Open the Market to Ethanol Quickly

BY Adam Gustafson Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: Adam Gustafson, attorney with Boyden Gray and Associates, explains how EPA could easily remedy issues with RINs. READ MORE

March 15, 2018

Governors ask Trump to reject proposals that would weaken the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn March 15, a group of five Midwestern governors send a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to reject proposals designed to weaken the Renewable Fuel Standard, specifically those recently proposed by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. READ MORE

March 14, 2018

Biofuel groups advocate for tax credit extensions at hearing

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn March 14, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on post tax reform evaluation of recently expired tax provisions. Several representatives of the biofuels industry offered testimony at the event. READ MORE

March 14, 2018

Export Exchange 2018 scheduled for Oct. 22-24 in Minneapolis

BY U.S. Grains Council, Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyExport Exchange 2018 has been set for Oct. 22 to 24 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event will focus on timely topics related to exports of U.S. corn, sorghum, barley, distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and related products. READ MORE

March 13, 2018

EPA proposes to settle RFS obligation with PES

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has proposed to settle with Philadelphia Energy Solutions over its Renewable Fuel Standard compliance obligations, according to documents filed with the U.K. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on March 12. READ MORE

March 09, 2018

EIA increases 2018, 2019 ethanol production forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has published the March edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, increasing its ethanol production forecasts for 2018 and 2019. Ethanol consumption is also expected to grow through 2019. READ MORE

March 08, 2018

Bill aims to dismantle RFS, limit biofuel blending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn March 8, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., introduced companion bills that aim to dismantle the Renewable Fuel Standard and sunset blending obligations for conventional, advanced, cellulosic, and biomass-based diesel fuels. READ MORE

March 07, 2018

Biofuel plant managers ask Trump to protect RFS from Cruz

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn March 7, managers at more than 150 U.S. biofuel plants sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging the White House to defend the Renewable Fuel Standard from efforts by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to alter the program. READ MORE

March 07, 2018

Letter urges reauthorization of energy title in next Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn March 6, a group of more than 200 companies and trade associations sent a letter to House and Senate Agricultural Committee leaders urging them to reauthorize and fund energy title programs in the next Farm Bill. READ MORE