Inflation Reduction Act welcomed by ethanol groups


Senate democrats on on July 27 announced an agreement to add the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to the FY2022 Budget Reconciliation bill. The legislative package will benefit the U.S. ethanol industry, according to the RFA and Growth Energy.
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Novozymes launches new yeast innovations


Novozymes introduces Innova Apex and Innova Turbo to the Innova platform. Innova Apex and Turbo are tailored to work in specific fermentation times, enabling ethanol producers to maximize their fermentation process.
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Grassley introduces Next Generation Fuels Act


Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, on July 26 introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, which aims to leverage higher-octane fuels to improve engine efficiency and performance. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, introduced the bill in 2021.
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Growth Energy urges EPA to require small refineries to meet RVOs


On July 28, Growth Energy submitted comments to the U.S. EPA in response to EPA’s proposed alternative RIN retirement schedule for small refineries urging the agency to hold small refineries to a Dec. 1, 2022, deadline for 2020 RVO compliance.
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Valero reports solid Q2 performance for biofuel segments


Valero Energy Corp. released second quarter financial results on July 28, reporting record high renewable diesel production volumes and the sale of the company’s 110 MMgy ethanol plant located in Jefferson, Wisconsin.
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Western New York Energy launches high-purity alcohol


Western New York Energy has completed a $38 million expansion to produce high-purity alcohol products under the ClearSource brand. The 6,000 square-foot expansion will enable WNYE to produce 15 million gallons of alcohol annually.
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EIA: Fuel ethanol production down 1%, stocks down 1%


U.S. fuel ethanol production was down more than 1 percent the week ending July 22, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on July 27. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were also down 1 percent.
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Study shows Nebraska’s ethanol industry continues to expand


The Nebraska ethanol industry produced over 2.25 billion gallons in 2019, resulting in a value of production for ethanol and co-products of greater than $4.04 billion, according to a new University of Nebraska–Lincoln study.
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ADM reports strong Q2 performance for ethanol


Archer Daniels Midland Co. on July 26 reported its ethanol-related business segements benefited from good gasoline demand, strong ethanol blending economics and $50 million in COVID-19 relief funds during the second quarter.
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Navigator CO2 announces new headquarters, expands executive team


Navigator CO2 has announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Omaha, Nebraska, and the key addition of Tyler Durham as chief development officer and senior vice president. The company is developing the Heartland Greenway CCS project.
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USGC: Event connects Southeast Asian buyers with DDGS suppliers


Due to the expansive geography of Southeast Asia and the cultural norms leaning toward face-to-face business dealings, the USGC's Southeast Asia office partnered to hold the Agricultural Supply Chain Conference earlier this year.
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MN Bio-Fuels: Gov. Walz tours Guardian Energy


Gov. Tim Walz visited Guardian Energy on July 22 to take a closer look at the plant’s state-of-the-art production capabilities, the important role ethanol plays in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and it’s impact on rural economies.
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