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Research shows E30 is save for long-term use in non-FFVs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerNebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on March 8 announced that research conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with support from the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services clearly demonstrates that E30 is safe for long-term use in non-FFVs. READ MORE

2 hours ago

Senators urge Vilsack to provide COVID-19 relief for biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyA bipartisan group of 10 senators on March 8 sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to provide targeted COVID-19 relief to U.S. biofuel producers through the USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. READ MORE

2 hours ago

USDA: US exports 165 million gallons of ethanol in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. exported 164.63 million gallons of ethanol and 916,541 metric tons of distillers grains in January, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on March 5. Exports of both products were up from the previous month. READ MORE

March 05, 2021

RFA, USGC, Growth Energy comment on Canada’s CFS proposal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association, U.S. Grains Council and Growth Energy on March 4 submitted joint comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada in support of proposed regulations for the country’s Clean Fuel Standard. READ MORE

March 05, 2021

Washington House passes bill to establish Clean Fuels Standard

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Washington House of Representatives on Feb. 27 voted 52 to 46 to pass H.B. 1091, a bill that aims to establish a state-wide Clean Fuels Standard. The legislation is currently pending in the Washington Senate. READ MORE

March 04, 2021

Oil groups urge Supreme Court to overturn SRE ruling

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicySeveral groups representing oil refining interests filed amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in late February and early March urging the court to overturn the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals January 2020 ruling on SREs. READ MORE

March 04, 2021

USDA changes how it classifies ethanol when reporting trade data

BY USDA Found In:Business, PolicyBeginning with the release of the January 2021 monthly trade data on March 5, USDA will adopt the WTO;s internationally recognized definition of “agricultural products,” which includes ethanol, distilled spirits and manufactured tobacco products. READ MORE

March 04, 2021

USGC: Swine feeding trial leads to DDGS sales to Ireland

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThanks to the U.S. Grain’s Council’s work promoting the benefits of DDGS to Irish swine, producers in the country have upped their inclusion of U.S. DDGS significantly, opening a market worth tens of millions annually. READ MORE

March 03, 2021

Biofuel infrastructure, GHG modeling bills introduced in House

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerCo-chairs of the House Biofuels Caucus on March 3 introduced two pieces of legislation that aim to expand access to higher biofuel blends and fully recognize the environmental benefits of renewable fuels. READ MORE