EPA opens comment period on draft RFS report


The U.S. EPA on Jan. 3 released an external review draft of its third triennial report to congress on biofuels and environment for public comment. A 60-day public comment period will be open through March 6.
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RFA: Voters support ethanol and RFS, oppose EV mandates


A new survey of registered voters shows robust support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard, while also revealing significant opposition to policies that ban liquid fuels or mandate electric vehicles, according to the RFA.
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2023 FEW now accepting speaker presentation ideas


The call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW). The three-day event is scheduled to take place June 12-14, 2023 in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Japan proposes new biofuel standards, update of ethanol CI scores


The government of Japan is inviting comments on proposed biofuel standards for fiscal years 2023 through 2027. The proposal also includes updated carbon intensity (CI) values for both U.S. corn-based ethanol and Brazilian sugarcane-based ethanol.
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STB seeks biofuel representative to fill vacancy on RETAC


The STB is seeking nominees to fill nine vacancies on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee. One of those vacancies is to be filled with an individual representing biofuel feedstock growers or providers and biofuel refiners.
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USDA: US ethanol, distillers grains exports down in November


The U.S. exported 81.44 million gallons of ethanol and 728,409 metric tons of distillers grains in November, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Jan. 5. Exports of both products were down.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 12%, stocks down 1%


U.S. fuel ethanol production fell more than 12 percent the week ending Dec. 30, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Jan. 5. Ethanol stocks were down nearly 1 percent.
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EIA: Biofuel capacity, feedstock consumption up in October


U.S. operatable biofuel production capacity increased slightly in October according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Dec. 30. Total feedstock use was up from the previous month, but down from October 2021.
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ACE bringing advocates to the Hill for DC fly-in March 29-30


ACE has announced its 12th annual Washington, DC Fly-in and Government Affairs Summit will take place March 29-30, 2023. Fly-in prioritiies include year-round E15, technology-neutral clean fuels policy, and the Next Generation Fuels Act.
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OMB agenda confirms timelines for RFS, E15, Biopreferred rules


The White House OMB on Jan. 4 published its 2022 Fall Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan, confirming the expected timeline on federal rulemakings related to the Renewable Fuel Standard, E15 sales and the Biopreferred program.
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Brazil extends import tariff suspension for ethanol


The government of Brazil on Dec. 23 announced it will extend its suspension of the import tariff on ethanol through at least the end of January. The RFA is calling the extension “a positive first step toward a permanent resolution."
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Senate confirms McKalip, Taylor to federal posts


The Senate has confirmed Doug McKalip and Alexis Taylor to posts critical to agriculture trade. McKalip is now chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the USTR and Taylor is USDA under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs.
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2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 12-14, 2023
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Ethanol 101

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