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House bill aims to create high-octane, low-carbon fuel standard

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyRep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, and 19 cosponsors on March 30 reintroduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, which aims to establish a high-octane, fuel standard. Companion legislation was introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on March 22. READ MORE

March 29, 2023

Tai confirms USTR continues work to end Brazil’s ethanol tariff

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyU.S. Trade Representative Katherine C. Tai confirmed her office is working to get Brazil to end its import tariff on U.S. ethanol imports during a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on March 23 focused on U.S. trade policy agenda. READ MORE

March 29, 2023

USGC: Trade servicing, DDGS promotion takes place in Nicaragua

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessTo identify opportunities to increase corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports to Nicaragua, U.S. Grains Council staff in Latin America (LTA) recently met with relevant beef and poultry producers. READ MORE

March 28, 2023

GAO: Federal agencies should track progress toward SAF goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Government Accountability Office on March 27 issued a report that includes recommendations on how three federal agencies can track progress related to the Biden administration’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge. READ MORE

March 28, 2023

New nationwide poll: Voters want E15 available year-round

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerAs the Biden administration and Congress consider taking action to allow continued sales of lower-cost E15 this summer, a new poll shows overwhelming support among voters for ensuring the popular fuel blend remains available year-round. READ MORE

March 27, 2023

Rex reports progress with CCS project, plans capacity expansion

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessRex American Resources Inc. released fiscal Q4 results on March 23, reporting a profitable quarter. During an earnings call, company officials discussed plans to increase ethanol production capacity and reported progress with a CCS project. READ MORE

March 27, 2023

ITA’s renewable energy advisory committee to meet April 4

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe 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 April 4 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

March 24, 2023

USGC signs ethanol MOU in Panama

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe USGC and the Industrial Association of Sugar Cane of Panama signed an ethanol MOU during a regional seminar held by USGS in Panama City on March 21-22 to discuss the benefits and challenges of ethanol blending in the region. READ MORE

March 23, 2023

Regan discusses RFS RVOs, E15 waiver during Senate hearing

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerSen. Pete Ricketts, R-Neb., pressed U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan on the agency’s proposed biomass-based diesel RFS RVOs and its delayed action on a Midwest E15 petition during a March 22 Senate committee hearing. READ MORE