RFA: E15 sales reach record levels in 2021


Sales of E15 hit a record 814 million gallons in 2021, according to a new analysis from the RFA. The 2021 volume represented a 62 percent increase over the prior year and was nearly double pre-pandemic sales volumes in 2019.
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Iowa, Kansas petition EPA to issue emergency waiver for E15


Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on April 4 sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan asking the agency to use its emergency waiver authority to allow E15 sales this summer.
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2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo agenda released


Ethanol Producer Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) and co-located events taking place June 13-15, 2022, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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OPINION: Fuel retailers join push for year-round E15


As the Russian attack on Ukraine continues with no end in sight, its impact on oil and fuel prices is clearly felt each time someone fuels up at the pump. RFA's Robert White explains that E15 can offer a solution, helping to reduce fuel prices.
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White House action on high fuel prices ignores E15


The White House on March 31 announced a set of proposals that aim to address skyrocketing fuel costs caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The proposals overlook the potential of homegrown biofuels and focus primarily on increasing oil supplies.
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OPINION: Support year-round E15 – even if you don’t sell E15


Ron Lamberty, chief marketing officer at the American Coalition for Ethanol, explains why all fuel retailers should support the ability to sell E15 year-round, even if they don't currently offer the fuel blend.
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RFA issues ‘Pump Up the Savings’ challenge


To show the value of ethanol to drivers around the U.S., the RFA has kicked off a new “Pump Up the Savings” sweepstakes encouraging consumers to share pictures of fuel prices when they fill up at the pump to illustrate the savings ethanol offers.
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Biofuel infrastructure bill introduced in Minnesota


Legislation introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives on March 17 aims to create a reimbursement program that would help fuel retailers install equipment compatible with higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel.
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RFA: American voters support expanded use of E15


Three in four American voters support expanding the availability of E15 as a way to replace petroleum imports from Russia, and more than 80 percent support increasing domestic renewable fuel production as a way to lower record-high gas prices.
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House bill bans Russian oil, increases access to US biofuels


Reps. Angie Craig, D-Minn.; Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa; Cheri Bustos, D-Ill.; and Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, on March 21 introduced the Home Front Energy Independence Act, a bill that aims to expand access to biofuels and ban Russian oil.
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RFA: 2021 California E85 sales shatter previous record


Sales of E85 flex fuel in California surged to a new record in 2021, jumping 55 percent over 2020 levels and nearly doubling since 2018, according to new data released by the California Air Resources Board.
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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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