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

Leader of ePURE steps down, looking to serve as consultant

BY Holly JessenFound In:Business, PolicyRob Vierhout, secretary general of ePURE, is stepping down from his position at the European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association. The group has not yet publically announced the name of his successor. READ MORE

September 15, 2014

Froman asked to intervene in MIR 162 issue, Cargill sues Syngenta

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicySeveral senators have asked U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman asking to work with China to restore the flow of agricultural-related trade following the MIR 162 trade issues. Meanwhile, Cargill has filed a lawsuit against Syngenta. READ MORE

September 12, 2014

Legislation, hearing aim to alleviate rail delays

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyAs the 2014 harvest season kicks off, members of the U.S. Senate are taking action to ensure the Surface Transportation Board has the authority necessary to help mitigate the rail backlog currently plaguing the Midwest. READ MORE

September 12, 2014

Letters highlight importance of RFS to cellulosic investments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyAs the industry continues to wait for the U.S. EPA to hand down the final rule for the 2014 renewable fuel standard (RFS), political figures and members of the biofuel industry continue to advocate for maintaining a strong RFS program. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

Fuels America call stresses the importance of the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn Sept. 11, Fuels America hosted a conference call to stress the importance of maintaining a strong renewable fuel standard. The group also plans to publish a new advertisement highlighting achievements made by cellulosic biofuel producers. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

EIA forecast predicts continued growth in ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has published the September issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, slightly altering its ethanol production forecasts for this year and next year. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

RFA: Fuel volatility regulations continue to stifle E15

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association implored Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. EPA, to immediately address disparate fuel volatility regulations that hinder the sale and expansion of E15. READ MORE

September 08, 2014

RFA study debunks food vs. fuel again

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has released a report that further debunks the fictional food vs. fuel argument. The report shows that while corn prices have dropped dramatically over the past two years, retail food prices have not. READ MORE