EPA: 1.72 billion RINs generated in September


The U.S. EPA has released data showing that 1.72 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the RFS in September, up from 1.62 billion generated during the same month of last year.
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Senators urge EPA to issue a strong RFS ‘set’ rule


A bipartisan group of senators, led by Sens. John Thune, R-S.D., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., on Oct. 19 sent a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan urging the agency to establish robust and expanded RVOs in its upcoming RFS "set" rule.
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EPA approves expanded E30 demonstration project in Nebraska


On Oct. 19, 2022, the U.S. EPA approved the continuation of ground-breaking research being done in Nebraska on the long-term adaptability and feasibility of E30 fuel. The initial E30 pilot program was launched in 2019.
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Biofuel groups urge Walz to continue push for year-round E15 fix


MN Bio-Fuels, along with other biofuel and agriculture stakeholders in the state, sent a letter to Gov. Tim Walz on Oct. 17 asking him to remain committed to a regulatory solution that will ensure the year-round availability of E15.
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Sugarcane cultivation will boost Imperial County’s energy boom


Sugarcane ethanol production diversifies the farming economy in Imperial County, California, connecting the past with the future as part of a booming energy portfolio, according to Benson Farms CEO Steven Benson.
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Growth Energy outlines opportunity to reduce emissions


Growth Energy recently submitted comments to the Washington Department of Ecology and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in response to the states’ proposals to follow California’s Advanced Clean Cars II regulation.
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EIA: 95% of fuel ethanol moved by rail in H1 2022


Fuel ethanol is second only to coal as the most-transported fuel by rail. According to U.S. EIA data, 95 percent of all U.S. fuel ethanol deliveries between regions in the first half of 2020 were by rail.
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Breakthrough Energy awards $50 million grant to LanzaJet


Breakthrough Energy announced that its first Catalyst project funding will go to LanzaJet’s Freedom Pines Fuels sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant in Soperton, Georgia, in the form of a $50 million grant.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 9%, stocks down slightly


U.S. fuel ethanol production expanded by 9 percent the week ending Oct. 14, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Oct. 19. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down slightly.
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EPA: 1 new SRE petition filed, 5 SRE petitions currently pending


The U.S. EPA on Oct. 20 released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that one new SRE petition was filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard during the past month. According to the agency, five SRE petitions are now pending.
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BASF CircleStar catalyst converts ethanol to ethylene


BASF introduces CircleStar, an innovative dehydration catalyst to process renewable feedstocks. The novel star-shaped catalyst achieves a 99.5 percent electivity for the ethanol-to-ethylene (E2E) conversion.
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UNICA: Ethanol production down in late September


UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that sugarcane crushing in the country’s south-central region was down nearly 30 percent during the second half of September due to heavy rains. Ethanol production was also down.
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