Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazineand Pellet Mill Magazine, and has written for several other BBI International publications in the past. She aims to provide members of the biorefining industry with accurate, timely, and relevant information that is vital to operating their businesses. Voegele has been with BBI International since 2008. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University.

Latest Posts by Erin Voegele

December 02, 2022

Biden signs legislation to avoid rail strike

President Joe Biden on Dec. 2 signed legislation to implement tentative agreements reached between railroads and workers in September, avoiding an economically devastating rail strike that was set to begin Dec. 9. READ MORE

December 01, 2022

EPA’s RFS ‘set’ rule boosts RVOs through 2025, addresses eRINs

The U.S. EPA on Dec. 1 released its long-awaited RFS “set” rule, which includes RVOs for 2023, 2024 and 2025. The proposed rule also expands the program beyond liquid fuels to include certain types of renewable electricity used to fuel cars. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

EIA: Ethanol production down 2%, stocks up 1%

U.S. fuel ethanol production was down 2 percent the week ending Nov. 25, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 30. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were up nearly 1 percent. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

Fischer introduces bill to ensure year-round availability of E15

Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., on Nov. 29 introduced the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act of 2022. The bill aims to allow the year-round sale of E15 nationwide. The RFA, Growth Energy and ACE are among the groups speaking out in support of the bill. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

House passes bill to avoid rail strike, Senate action needed

The U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 30 voted 290 to 137 to approve a bill that aims to adopt a tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators in an effort to avert an economically devastating rail strike. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Biden urges Congress to act to avoid rail strike

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on legislation on Nov. 30 to adopt a tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators in an effort to avert a potentially crippling national rail shutdown. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Ethanol groups suggest improvements for HBIIP program

Representatives of the ethanol industry filed public comments with the USDA ahead of a Nov. 28 deadline highlighting ways the agency can maximize the impact of $500 million in biofuel infrastructure funding appropriated by the IRA. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

REEEAC to hold meeting Dec. 7

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting on Dec. 7. The meeting is open to the public, but registration is required. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

Corn use for fuel ethanol at 386 million bushels in September

The USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for November, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol was down in September when compared to both the previous month and September 2021. READ MORE

November 23, 2022

EIA: Ethanol production up 3%, stocks up 7%

U.S. fuel ethanol production expanded by 3 percent the week ending Nov. 18, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 23. Ethanol stocks were up more than 7 percent. READ MORE