Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks 2016
October 18-20, 2016 - London UK

DOE issues ethanol pipeline feasibility study

The U.S. DOE recently concluded a study to determine the feasibility of constructing and using a pipeline to transport ethanol from the Midwest to the East Coast.READ MORE

CARD study says ethanol production, corn demand will grow without subsidy, tariff

A new staff report by Bruce A. Babcock, director of the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.card.iastate.edu/ " rel="external">Center for Agricultural and Rural Development</a> and a professor of economics at Iowa State University, projects that allowing the blender credit and tariff to expire would have neither the dramatic, adverse effect U.S. ethanol producers claim nor create the export bonanza foreign producers hope for. The report also projects that American drivers and taxpayers stand to benefit if the supports are allowed to lapse.READ MORE

UNL: EPA not recognizing environmental impact of protecting oil

U.S. military operations to protect oil imports coming from the Middle East are creating larger amounts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than once thought, new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows. Regulators do not currently attribute these emissions to U.S. gasoline useóbut they should, the authors say.READ MORE

Marketing Act zeros in on biofuels equipment

A bill to set up a U.S. EPA system to evaluate new and existing retailer equipment for safe use of renewable fuels has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Reps. Mike Ross, D-Ark., and John Shimkus, R-Ill., introduced the Renewable Fuels Marketing Act of 2010 on July 20, saying it would open up a greater potential market for ethanol or biodiesel blends. The bill, if passed, would also require retailers to post signs if the fuel they sell is not approved by the EPA for use in certain vehicles or equipment.READ MORE

GPRE moves on algae, corn oil extraction

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. is moving to Phase II with its algae project at one plant and planning to install corn oil extraction technology at all six of its ethanol plants.READ MORE

PA offers funding for alternative fuel projects

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is making funding available through the state's Alternative Fuel Incentive Grant program for projects focused on advancing biofuels production and infrastructure expansions.READ MORE

Groups launch new campaign against E15

Environmental organizations, small engine manufacturers, food manufacturers and petroleum associations have teamed up to launch a new ad campaign urging Congress and the U.S. EPA to prevent the widespread use of E15.READ MORE
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