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Opinion: Doing the Math, Part 4 or 5

BY Ron Lamberty Found In:Markets, PolicyACE's Grassroots Voice columnist explains the RINs math behind E85, that ought to result in savings at the pump. Lamberty's column appears in the February print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

January 20, 2017

ORNL: Populus SNP dataset holds promise for biofuels

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyDepartment of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have released the largest-ever single nucleotide polymorphism dataset of genetic variations in poplar trees, information useful to plant scientists, biofuel researchers and others. READ MORE

January 20, 2017

Opinion: US Must Maintain Its Leadership on Biofuels

BY Bliss Baker Found In:PolicyThe Global Scene columnist from the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance says the importance of the RFS cannot be overstated. This column appears in the February print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

January 19, 2017

Trump nominates Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyPresident-elect Donald Trump has nominated former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead the USDA. The nomination, which is subject to U.S. Senate confirmation, represents Trump’s final cabinet selection. Perdue served as Georgia governor from 2003-2011. READ MORE

January 19, 2017

EPA denies cellulosic waiver filed by APFM

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn Jan. 17, the U.S. EPA sent a letter to the American Petrochemical and Fuel Manufacturers denying its petition for a partial supplemental waiver of the 2016 cellulosic biofuel standard under the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

January 19, 2017

Opinion: The Promise of Ethanol in an Unknown Political Climate

BY Doug Durante Found In:Business, PolicyThe ethanol industry is a good fit for a new regulatory era. This Clearing the Air column from the executive director of the Clean Fuels Development Coalition appears in the February print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

January 18, 2017

Senators question Pruitt on biofuels, RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn Jan. 18, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works held a hearing on the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the U.S. EPA. Biofuels were among the topics discussed. READ MORE

January 18, 2017

Opinion: Legislative Uncertainty Calls for Vigilance

BY Joe Leo Found In:Business, PolicyThe change in administrations raises multiple questions and the need to stay-up-to-date with potential business implications. This Business Matters column also appears in the February print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

January 17, 2017

EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Kentucky plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA recently approved an efficient producer pathway petition for Commonwealth Agri-Energy LLC, bringing the total number of plants to receive pathway approvals under the efficient producer program to approximately 64. READ MORE