Iowa Houses passes bill to increase access to E15, B20


The Iowa House of Representatives on Feb. 2 voted 82 to 10 in favor of legislation introduced by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds in January that aims to increase consumer access for higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel.
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Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee.
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SCOTUS rejects E15 case, biofuel groups call for Midwest solution


The Supreme Court on Jan. 10 denied a petition filed by Growth Energy in October 2021 seeking a review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s July 2, 2021, ruling that vacated a portion of a 2019 EPA rule allowing year-round E15 sales.
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Missouri bills aim to incentivize sales of higher biofuel blends


Two separate bills currently pending in the Missouri Legislature aim to establish tax credits to incentivize fuel retailers to offer higher blend of ethanol and biodiesel. Both bills are currently being considered by a House ag committee.
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OPINION: NEC to provide insight, opportunities for retailers


RFA's Robert White discusses educational and networking opportunities for fuel retailers at the organization's upcoming National Ethanol Conference, including a panel discussion ffeaturing representatives of NACS, SIGMA, NATSO and EMA.
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Michigan bill aims to create tax credit for sales of E15, E85


Legislation introduced in the Michigan Senate on Jan. 11 aims to create a tax credit for retailers that choose to sell higher ethanol fuel blends, such as E15 and E85. The tax credit would be in place for five years.
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IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities


The 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers.
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RFA: New Hauk partnership yields flex-fuel Can-Am UTV


RFA and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council are working together on a new Can-Am X3 project running on low-carbon E85 fuel, to be featured on Season 4 of the popular Hauk Machines television program.
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Reynolds introduces biofuels bill, recognizes IRFA


Iowa Gov. Reynolds introduced legislation on Jan. 24 that aims to increase consumer access for E15 and B20 fuel blends. The following day she issued a proclamation declaring Feb. 27 as Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Day.
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MN Bio-Fuels 2021 annual report highlights growth in E15 sales


The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association released its 2021 Annual Report on Jan. 14. The report deatils work carried out by the organization and highlights signficiant growth in the state's E15 sales last year.
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Iowa announces 2022 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has announced that the winners of the 2022 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards are Danlee Corp. and Casey’s General Stores. The winners were recognized during the FUELIowa annual meeting on Jan. 11.
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Studies: Transition to E15 can boost Iowa’s economy, environment


On Jan. 11, Gov. Reynolds highlighted biofuels and her commitment to expand consumer access to E15 and B20. Two new studies highlight the positive economic and health benefits of using E15 instead of E10.
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