August 06, 2020

RFA celebrates 15th anniversary of RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe RFA on Aug. 6 celebrated the 15th anniversary of the RFS by releasing a report detailing the success of the program and hosting a media call to discuss the program’s achievements and current challenges faced by the ethanol industry. READ MORE

August 06, 2020

OPINION: RFS anniversary is something for retailers to celebrate

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development at the Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerOn Aug. 8, 2005, President George W. Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005, creating the Renewable Fuel Standard. This important bipartisan policy (expanded in 2007) has led to more energy security, a stronger rural economy and cleaner air. READ MORE

August 03, 2020

Nebraska lawmakers consider action to promote biofuels industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, RetailerA resolution introduced in the Nebraska Legislature on July 23 aims to determine what changes should be made to the state’s statutory and regulatory policies in order to enhance and promote the biofuels industry in Nebraska. READ MORE

July 29, 2020

NDEE offers funding for ethanol blender pumps

BY Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy Found In:Business, RetailerThe Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy is taking applications for a new grant program designed to encourage the installation of ethanol blender pumps across Nebraska. An informational Zoom meeting is scheduled for Aug. 4. READ MORE

July 28, 2020

Ernst urges Wheeler to take action on barriers to E15 growth

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerSen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on July 28 urging him to initiate a rulemaking to certify biofuel infrastructure for E15 and remove unnecessary labeling requirements for the fuel blend. READ MORE

July 27, 2020

Biofuels Vision 2020 announces ad blitz on EPA threat to biofuels

BY Biofuels Vision 2020 Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerBiofuels Vision 2020 is launching a new ad campaign raising the alarm over a major regulatory threat to the economic recovery in Iowa. The group is calling on Iowa voters to share their concerns about the the Trump administration's record on biofuel. READ MORE

July 27, 2020

Growth Energy champions biofuels in comments to USDA

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerOn July 24, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted comments to the USDA in response to a request for input on the agency’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda, a new initiative to promote conservation and boost productivity in American agriculture. READ MORE

July 21, 2020

Nebraska Corn Board grant supports higher ethanol blends

BY Nebraska Corn Board Found In:Business, RetailerCooperative Producers Inc. in Hildreth, Nebraska, is one of the latest fueling stations to offer higher blends of ethanol. At its location at 201 Nelson Street, the company added an ethanol blender pump with the help of a Nebraska Corn Board grant. READ MORE

July 16, 2020

2020 FEW will be 3-day virtual event

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBBI International has announced that the 2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the ethanol industry's largest conference, has been moved and will be virtual, due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The event will now take place Sept. 15-17. READ MORE