Gevo breaks ground on South Dakota SAF facility


Gevo Inc. on Sept. 15 broke ground of its first commercial-scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility, Net-Zero 1 (NZ1). This project schedule is expected to allow Gevo to begin delivery of initial volumes of SAF in 2025.
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EPA to hold virtual workshop on biointermediates on Sept. 29


The U.S. EPA has announced it will hold a virtual public workshop on Sept. 29 that focuses on the new biointermediates provisions of the Renewable Fuel Standard program. Attendees must preregister by Sept. 27.
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DriveClean initiative launches, advocates for national CFS


A diverse group of clean fuel stakeholders, including several biofuel producers, on Sept. 19 launched the DriveClean initiative, which is urging lawmakers to create a market-based technology-neutral national Clean Fuel Standard.
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EPA: 1.81 billion RINs generated in August


The U.S. EPA on Sept. 15 released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data, reporting that nearly 1.81 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in August, up from 1.72 billion generated during the same month of last year.
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Biden announces tentative agreement to avoid rail strike


President Joe Biden on Sept. 15 announced a tentative agreement has been reached between rail companies and labor unions that is expected to avert a rail strike that would have caused massive disruption in the U.S.
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USDA invests up to $2.8B in 70 climate-smart projects


The USDA on Sept. 14 announced it is investing up to $2.8 billion in 70 selected projects under the first pool of the agency’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Communities funding opportunity. Projects include those addressing RNG and SAF.
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ePURE: EU rejects attempt to further limit sustainable biofuels


The European Parliament voted on Sept. 14 to keep a limited but vital role for sustainable biofuels, such as renewable ethanol, in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions from EU transport. MEPs rejected additional restricitons on crop-based biofuels.
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DOE announces $178 million to advance bioenergy technology


The DOE has announced $178 million for bioenergy research to advance sustainable technology breakthroughs that can improve public health, help address climate change, improve food and agricultural production, and create resilient supply chains.
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Cooper discusses impact of IRA, possible rail strike


Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper on Aug. 13 discussed several current issues impacting the U.S. ethanol sector, including a possible rail strike, ahead of an event held by the White House in celebration of the IRA.
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Skor, Regan discuss E15, RFS at Growth Energy event


Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor kicked of the 13th Annual Biofuels Summit with a discussion of E15 and the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act. EPA Administrator Michael Regan and Deputy Ag Secretary Jewel Bronaugh also delivered remarks.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 3%, stocks down 1%


U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by nearly 3 percent the week ending Sept. 9, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 14. Stocks of fuel ethanol fell by more than 1 percent.
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White House announces $2B in support for biotechnology


The White House on Sept. 14 announced more than $2 billion in funding as part of the launch of a National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative, which was created via an executive order issued by President Joe Biden on Sept. 12.
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