October 5, 2012
BY Tom Bryan
The U.S. EPA on Aug. 21 released data indicating nearly 2.04 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in August, up from 1.84 billion generated in August 2022. Total RIN generation for the first eight months of the year reached nearly 15.45 billion.
We all know corn ethanol can someday attain carbon neutrality, but not without credit for low-carbon farming, and certainly not without sequestering our fermentation CO2.
Geoff Cooper, president and CEO of the RFA, discusses how U.S. EPA regulations have caused the number of flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) capable of running E85 to plummet in recent years, from 2.8 million in 2014 to less than 350,000 in 2022.
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sugarcane processing and ethanol production were both up during the second half of August. Ethanol sales for the full month were up more than 9 percent from last year.
Growth Energy held its 14th-annual Growth Energy Biofuels Summit in mid-September. During the event, three Biden administration officials discussed the White House’s commitment to supporting domestic, farm-based biofuels as a climate solution.
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