Growth Energy petitions SCOTUS to review E15 ruling


Growth Energy on Oct. 4 filed a petition with SCOTUS asking the court to review a July 2 decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that vacated a 2019 rule issued by the U.S. EPA allowing year-round sales of E15.
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Build Back Better Act benefits biofuels industry


President Biden and Congressional leaders on Oct. 28 released a proposed Build Back Better budget reconciliation framework that includes nearly $1 billion for biofuels infrastructure, an extension of the biodiesel tax credit and a new SAF tax credit.
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Minnesota takes initial steps to develop new Clean Fuel Standard


Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Oct. 7 directed state agencies to explore ways to reduce climate change impacts from transportation fuels. As part of that effort, state agencies will begin work to develop a new Clean Fuel Standard for Minnesota.
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OPINION: Fuel retailers must keep one eye underground


The U.S. EPA recently reminded c-store operators of the need to maintain insurance on older underground storage tanks. The RFA is reminding retilers not to let their financial responsibility requirements be neglected over time.
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UAI files brief supporting challenge to E15 court ruling


Nearly a dozen groups, led by the Urban Air Initiative, filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 25 in support of a petition for certiorari filed by Growth Energy earlier in the month asking the court to review a July 2 ruling on E15.
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Growth Energy applauds Oregon’s E15 action


Growth Energy is applauding Oregon for moving foward to clarify the law to provide for the sale of E15. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill approving the fuel blend in June. A state agency has since issued a proposed rule implementing the change.
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Drivers in Richfield, Minnesota, win with E15


The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM teamed up on Oct. 20 to educate drivers on the benefits of using Unleaded Plus (E15) during an hour-long promotion at a Winner station in Richfield.
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Senators ask to meet with White House on biofuels


A group of nine senators are reiterating a request to meet with President Biden and members of his cabinet to discuss the opportunity biofuels can contribute to his administration’s energy, environmental and transportation agenda.
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EIA projects global conventional vehicle fleet will peak in 2038


In its International Energy Outlook 2021, the EIA estimates the global light-duty vehicle (LDV) fleet contained 1.31 billion vehicles in 2020. The agencdy projects this fleet will grow to 2.21 billion vehicles by 2050.
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Farm, biofuel leaders urge Biden to embrace homegrown solutions


America’s top biofuel and farm advocates are calling on President Biden to swiftly expand access to lower-carbon, lower-cost biofuels as the administration seeks to address the rising cost of transportation fuel.
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Iowa Corn, IRFA: Biofuels can help lower prices at the pump


On Oct. 15, the Iowa Corn Growers Association and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking his administration to take three immediate steps to expand market opportunity for E15 and lower prices at the pump.
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RFA to Biden: Low-carbon fuels can solve pump price concerns


In response to media reports that the White House has been meeting with oil industry officials to discuss solutions to recent higher gas prices, the RFA is reminding President Biden that low carbon ethanol can help reduce prices at the pump.
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