USDA funds ACE-led project to help farmers access LCFS markets


The USDA on Sept. 24 awarded $7.5 million to a Regional Conservation Partnership Program led by ACE. The program will help secure farmers premier access to LCFS markets through the adoption of USDA climate-smart agricultural practices.
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Biofuel groups tell EPA ethanol can reduce vehicle GHG emissions


Representatives of the U.S. ethanol industry are calling on the U.S. EPA to recognize how low-carbon, high-octane ethanol can reduce transportation GHGs in its proposed rule to set emissions standards for MY 2023-2026 light-duty vehicles.
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EPA’s OIG to audit agency oversight of RFS RIN market


The U.S. EPA’s Office of Inspector General on Sept. 17 announced its intent to begin fieldwork on an audit of the agency’s oversight of the Renewable Fuel Standard renewable identification number (RIN) market.
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Gevo acquires patents from Butamax, receives new US patent


Gevo Inc. on Sept. 23 announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain patents from Butamax. Less than a week later, the company announced that it has been awarded a new U.S. patent for technology to produce drop-in fuels.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 1%, stocks up 1%


U.S. fuel ethanol production was down approximately 1 percent the week ending Sept. 17, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 22. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol expanded by nearly 1 percent.
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STB renews Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee charter


The STB on Sept. 20 announced its intent to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, which provides guidance to the STB regarding rail transportation of energy resources, including biofuels.
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Lawmakers urge Biden to uphold the RFS


A group of 22 republication members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 22 sent a letter to President Joe Biden expressing disappointment in rumors that his administration is reversing course on its promise to uphold the RFS.
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USGC: US-India biofuels task force launched


On Sept. 10, the U.S.-India Biofuels Task Force was launched to encourage biofuels use in India to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and promote clean energy. India has set a goal to adopt E20 by 2025.
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Growth Energy calls on Biden to uphold clean energy commitments


During Growth Energy’s virtual fly-in, 87 Growth Energy members sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to stand behind his promise to take clear action on climate change by supporting low-carbon biofuels and upholding the RFS.
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Farm, biofuel leaders urge Biden to pull EPA back from the brink


America’s top biofuel and farm advocates called on the White House to take immediate action to address reports that the U.S. EPA soon seek to destroy demand for billions of gallons of low-carbon biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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Industry Events

2021 UAS Summit & Expo

October 13-14, 2021
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March 14-16, 2022
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June 13-15, 2022
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