Policy

Dinneen: ‘Elections matter’

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, PolicyTwo weeks from Election Day, Bob Dinneen told grain and animal feed buyers gathered in Seattle that whichever party controls Congress next year will “have the gavel” on energy and agriculture but lack the power to advance or upset biofuels policy. READ MORE

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

21 hours ago

CREW sues EPA for release of RFS-related documents

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit legal watchdog group, has announced it is suing the U.S. EPA for failing to release documents related to oil industry efforts to influence the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

21 hours ago

Urban Air Initiative calls new EPA emission models flawed

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyA computer model that states use to assess mobile source emissions is seriously flawed, according to an analysis by Urban Air Initiative and could effectively block access to the market for higher ethanol blends. READ MORE

23 hours ago

DOE opens funding opportunity for feedstock research

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced plans to award up to $14 million to support the development of landscape design approaches for cellulosic feedstocks that enhance environmental and socio-economic sustainability. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

Opinion: Food vs Fuel: Enough To Make You Scream

BY Bob Dinneen Found In:Feedstocks, PolicyThe RFA recently compiled a report that found that corn price fluctuations don't have a significant affect on consumer food prices, writes Bob Dinneen. The food vs. fuel argument is complete and utter malarkey. READ MORE

October 20, 2014

Cellerate process technology earns EPA certification for D3 RINs

BY Syngenta Found In:Cellulosic, PolicyQuad County Corn Processors has achieved U.S. EPA certification to generate D3 cellulosic biofuel renewable identification numbers (RINs) for cellulosic ethanol produced with Cellerate process technology. READ MORE

October 20, 2014

Opinion: Get Out the Vote for Ethanol

BY Tom Buis Found In:PolicyWith election day right around the corner, ethanol's advocates can show how powerful the renewable fuels industry is just by exercising their rights to vote, writes Tom Buis. The power of a coordinated grassroots effort cannot be overstated. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

Virginia releases new energy plan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PolicyOn Oct. 14, Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan, which aims to provide a strategic vision for energy policy within the state. READ MORE