Biden visits Poet plant to discuss emergency action on E15


President Joe Biden on April 12 visited Poet’s 150 MMgy ethanol plant in Menlo, Iowa, to discuss the U.S. EPA’s plan to issue an emergency waiver allowing E15 to be sold through the summer 2022 driving season.
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USDA announces efforts to boost homegrown biofuels


On April 12, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced steps the USDA is taking to implement President Biden’s plan to enable energy independence by boosting homegrown biofuels, including HBIIP grants and SAF initiatives.
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National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo to be held Nov. 8-9


Carbon Capture Magazine's National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo will be held in Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa Event Center on Nov. 8-9, 2022. Speaker presentation abstracts are being accepted through July 8.
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Summit Carbon Solutions partners with Bushmills Ethanol


Summit Carbon Solutions has announced a new partnership with Bushmills Ethanol Inc. to decarbonize its ethanol plant in Atwater, Minnesota. Bushmills Ethanol is the 32nd ethanol plant to officially join Summit's CCS project.
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Senate bill aims to improve parity for renewable diesel, SAF


Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on April 7 introduced legislation that aims to improve data reporting for renewable diesel and SAF, incentivize their production, and eliminate unnecessary labeling regulations.
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OSTP improves the federal definition of ‘sustainable chemistry’


The Office of Science and Technology Policy, a part of the Executive Office of the President, is taking action to improve the federal definition of “sustainable chemistry” via a public comment period that is open through June 3.
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IEA predicts growth in global biofuel supply through 2026


The IEA in March released a report predicting that global biofuels supply will reach 3.3 million barrels per day by 2026, up from 2.6 million barrels per day in 2020. The forecast was included in the IEA's Oil 2021 report.
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Survey: Most Iowans view ethanol as a critical to economic growth


A broad, bipartisan majority of Iowans support the ethanol industry and believe it is critical to the future of agriculture, the health of the state’s economy, and improving environmental outcomes, according to a new survey.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 1%, stocks down 4%


U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by approximately 1 percent the week ending April 8, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on April 13. Fuel ethanol stocks were down more than 4 percent.
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EIA maintains 2022, 2023 ethanol production, blending forecasts


The U.S. Energy Information Administration maintained its 2022 and 2023 forecasts for fuel ethanol production in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released April 12. The forecasts for fuel ethanol blending were also unchanged.
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USGC programs stabilize DDGS exports in Mexico


In 2020, pandemic restrictions prompted the U.S. Grains Council to redesign its promotion approach in Southeast Mexico because its DDGS feeding trials could not take place in person. The USGC utilized WhatsApp and Zoom meetings.
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Green Plains releases 2021 sustainability report


Green Plains Inc. has released its 2021 Sustainability Report, outlining ESG priorities, progress and targets. In part, the report highlights progress towards the company's committment to carbon neutrality in operational emissions by 2050.
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Industry Events

2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Carbon Capture & Storage Summit

June 13-13, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo

November 8-9, 2022
Iowa Event Center
Des Moines, Iowa

2023 International Biomass Conference & Expo

February 28-2, 2023
Cobb Galleria Centre
Atlanta, Georgia

Industry Jobs

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