House passes biofuel infrastructure, E15 bill


The U.S. House of Representatives on June 16 voted 221 to 204 in favor of the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, a legislative package that includes funding for biofuel infrastructure and a provision to allow year-round sales of E15.
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Senators ask GAO if SRE denials require congressional review


Sens. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn.; Shelly Moore Capito, R-W.V.; and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., are asking the GAO to determine whether the U.S. EPA’s June 3 denial of 69 SREs must be submitted to Congress for review under the Congressional Review Act.
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EPA: 1.84 billion RINs generated in May


The U.S. EPA has released data showing that nearly 1.84 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in May, up from 1.72 billion generated during the same month of last year.
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Clariant produces cellulosic ethanol at plant in Romania


Clariant on June 14 announced that it has produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its sunliquid production plant in Podari, Romania. The entire offtake is contracted with a multi-year agreement to Shell.
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EU ethanol sets new record for GHG reduction


Renewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced GHG emissions by 77 percent compared to fossil fuel in 2021, according to the latest audited producer data. ePURE also said ethanol refineries produced more feed than fuel.
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EPA: 3 SRE petitions currently pending


The U.S. EPA on June 16 published updated data on small refinery exemptions (SREs) filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard, reporting that only three SRE petitions are currently pending, down from 69 that were pending as of mid-May.
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UNICA: Ethanol sales down in May


UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data showing that sugarcane processing and ethanol production during the second half of May were roughly flat with last year. Ethanol sales were down slightly.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 2%, stocks down 2%


U.S. fuel ethanol production expanded by 2 percent the week ending June 10, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on June 15. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down nearly 2 percent.
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CropEnergies acquires stake in biotech startup LXP


European ethanol producer CropEnergies AG has acquired a stake in LXP Group GmbH, a Germany-based company that has developed a patented, energy-efficient process that enables mild digestion of lignocellular biomass.
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Partnership aims to enhance ethanol-to-hydrogen technology


Proteum Hydrogen Technologies Corp. and the University of Regina have embarked on a joint project aimed at advancing Proteum’s patented and proprietary steam SnMR technology to produce hydrogen from ethanol.
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Gevo injects dairy RNG into Iowa natural gas pipeline


Gevo Inc. announced that its RNG project in Northwest Iowa has been producing biogas and is now upgrading and injecting RNG into the natural gas pipeline. The project generates RNG from dairy cow manure supplied by three dairy farms.
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Feed formulation training gives feeders confidence to use DDGS


Hoping to increase DDGS inclusion rates in Indonesian feed lots, the U.S. Grains Council’s team in Southeast Asia and Oceania recently partnered with a local distributor to demonstrate the benefits it offers in beef cattle feed rations.
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