Supreme Court consider E15 case during Jan. 7 conference


The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to consider whether it will review a July 2, 2021, decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that vacated a U.S. EPA rule allowing year-round E15 sales during its Jan. 7 conference.
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RFA: More MY 2022 vehicles approved for E15, fewer FFVs


According to a new analysis of model-year 2022 vehicle owners’ manuals and warranty statements by the Renewable Fuels Association, nearly all new automobiles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use E15.
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USDA announces $3.1 million in HBIIP awards


The USDA on Dec. 3 awarded a combined $3.1 million to eight recipients under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Inventive Program, which aims to increase the sales and use of higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel by expanding biofuels infrastructure.
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USDA announces $800 million in support for biofuels


The USDA on Dec. 7 announced the agency will make up to $800 million available to support biofuel producers and infrastructure, including $700 million in pandemic relief and $100 million in infrastructure funding to support the use of higher blends.
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OPINION: Take the opportunity to save on capital improvements


Smart retailers know how to take advantage of every opportunity when it comes to capital improvements, and a federal program to help defray the cost of infrastructure for alternative fuels like E85 sometimes goes overlooked.
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Growth Energy urges SCOTUS to review lower court’s E15 ruling


Growth Energy is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision that vacated a U.S. EPA rule allowing year-round sales of E15 despite the U.S. Department of Justice’s recommendation that the court let the ruling stand.
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Farm, biofuel groups ask EPA to resolve summertime E15 barrier


To facilitate year-round sales of E15 nationwide, six national farm and biofuel organizations have asked the U.S. EPA to enact regulations requiring lower-volatility conventional gasoline blendstock in the summertime.
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Growth Energy: Oregon finalizes E15 rule


Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor on Dec. 2 applauded the State of Oregon for finalizing its rule to allow the sale of a 15 percent ethanol blend (E15) throughout the state. The rule will take effect in January 2022.
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RFA ends landmark 40th year growing even stronger


The RFA closesd out its yearlong 40th anniversary celebration the final week of 2021. The organization welcomed more than 20 new members during the year. The RFA's anniversary activities also included a series of profiles and a video released at NEC.
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US government urges Supreme Court to deny review of E15 case


The government on Dec. 8 filed a brief urging the SCOTUS to deny a petition seeking the review of a lower court’s decision to vacate an EPA rule allowing year-round E15. The brief points to alternatives to court review, such as a legislative fix.
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Growth Energy: E15 ready to fuel 98% of US miles traveled


Growth Energy on Dec. 13 released a new report showcasing nearly universal compatibility with fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol (E15) among vehicles on the road today. The report was prepared by Air Improvement Resource Inc.
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