RFA: EIA data confirms record ethanol blend rate in 2021


Data released on Feb. 28 by the EIA shows that ethanol comprised a record share of America’s gasoline in 2021, averaging 10.34 percent of every gallon sold. The data also confirmed ethanol production and consumption rebounded in 2021.
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Indiana Senate upholds 2021 veto of E15 labeling bill


The Indiana Senate on March 3 voted to uphold Gov. Eric Holcomb’s April 2021 veto of a bill that would have implemented additional labeling requirements for fuel pumps located within the state that sell E15.
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Ag groups challenge EPA’s vehicle emissions rule


Representatives of the biofuels industry on Feb. 28 filed two separate petitions in with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging a final rule issued by the EPA in December setting GHG emissions standards for MY 2023-2026 vehicles.
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Biofuel, ag groups tell Biden biofuels can lower fuel prices


To provide relief at the pump in response to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis while simultaneously reducing carbon emissions from the transportation sector, six ag and biofuel groups are urging Biden to allow year-round sales of E15.
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Continental Resources invests in Summit Carbon Solutions


On March 2, Summit Carbon Solutions announced a strategic investment of $250 million from Continental Resources Inc. to create the largest carbon capture and sequestration project of its kind in the world.
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Climate advisor tells EPA that ethanol reduces GHG emissions


In the wrap-up session of a two-day EPA workshop, Reid Detchon, senior advisor for climate solutions for the United Nations Foundation, urged EPA to stop dwelling on uncertainties in GHG modeling and incorporate Argonne's GREET model.
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EIA: Biofuel capacity down in December, feedstock use up


Total U.S. operatable biofuels production capacity fell slightly in December to 20.834 billion gallons per year, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Feb. 28. Feedstock use was up for the month.
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DOE publishes report on CCS supply chain risk


A report released by the DOE in February found that the development of CCS technology poses no significant supply chain risk and will support U.S. net-zero goals. In addition, CCS deployment could produce up to 1.8 million good-paying jobs.
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Twelve, LanzaTech partner to create ethanol from CO2


Carbon transformation company Twelve and biotechnology company LanzaTech have transformed CO2 emissions into ethanol as a part of an ongoing research and development partnership. The companies are also working to produce polypropylene.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 3%, stocks down 2%


U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by nearly 3 percent the week ending Feb. 25, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on March 2. Fuel ethanol stock were down more than 2 percent.
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Biofuel, ag groups show support for Iowa Biofuels Access Bill


On March 2, more than 200 Iowa biofuels supporters from around the state packed the Iowa State Capitol rotunda to show support for the Iowa Biofuels Access Bill, which aims to boost consumer access to E15 and B20 blends.
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Gevo discusses plans for ethanol-to-SAF production


Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo Inc., provided an update of the company’s plans to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other renewable hydrocarbons from ethanol during a fourth quarter earnings call held Feb. 24.
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