EPA’s RFS ‘set’ rule boosts RVOs through 2025, addresses eRINs


The U.S. EPA on Dec. 1 released its long-awaited RFS “set” rule, which includes RVOs for 2023, 2024 and 2025. The proposed rule also expands the program beyond liquid fuels to include certain types of renewable electricity used to fuel cars.
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Biden signs legislation to avoid rail strike


President Joe Biden on Dec. 2 signed legislation to implement tentative agreements reached between railroads and workers in September, avoiding an economically devastating rail strike that was set to begin Dec. 9.
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Fischer introduces bill to ensure year-round availability of E15


Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., on Nov. 29 introduced the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act of 2022. The bill aims to allow the year-round sale of E15 nationwide. The RFA, Growth Energy and ACE are among the groups speaking out in support of the bill.
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EIA: US ethanol blending reaches a new high during summer 2022


Last summer, when the price of fuel ethanol was lower than the petroleum component of gasoline, record amounts of ethanol were blended into the gasoline sold in the U.S. The blend rate reached 10.5 percent, according to the U.S. EIA.
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ACE to IRS: Consider climate smart ag under clean fuel tax credit


The American Coalition for Ethanol submitted feedback Dec. 2 to the Internal Revenue Service request for comment on implementation of the new clean fuel tax credit (§45Z) contained in the Inflation Reduction Act.
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RFA comments on IRA’s clean fuel production, CCUS credits


As federal agencies continue to work on implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act, the RFA has filed two sets of comments to the Internal Revenue Service, related to credits for carbon sequestration and clean fuel production.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 2%, stocks up 1%


U.S. fuel ethanol production was down 2 percent the week ending Nov. 25, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 30. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were up nearly 1 percent.
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Ethanol groups suggest improvements for HBIIP program


Representatives of the ethanol industry filed public comments with the USDA ahead of a Nov. 28 deadline highlighting ways the agency can maximize the impact of $500 million in biofuel infrastructure funding appropriated by the IRA.
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REEEAC to hold meeting Dec. 7


The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting on Dec. 7. The meeting is open to the public, but registration is required.
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EIA: Ethanol blend rates shatter records amid rising savings


Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor dicusses recent U.S. EIA data that shows how E15 helped consumers save money on fuel costs last summer. Surging demand for ethanol has promted the ageny to increase its ethanol consumption forecast.
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USGC: Egyptian poultry sector holds potential for US DDGS exports


To reengage with the poultry sector in Egypt, U.S. Grains Council staff in the Middle East, Africa and Europe region traveled to the country in early November to conduct a general trade servicing mission. The event, in part, addressed DDGS.
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