Policy

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

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe 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. READ MORE

December 02, 2022

Biden signs legislation to avoid rail strike

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyPresident 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. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

Fischer introduces bill to ensure year-round availability of E15

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerSen. 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. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

House passes bill to avoid rail strike, Senate action needed

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 30 voted 290 to 137 to approve a bill that aims to adopt a tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators in an effort to avert an economically devastating rail strike. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

EIA: Ethanol blend rates shatter records amid rising savings

BY Emily Skor Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerGrowth 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. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Biden urges Congress to act to avoid rail strike

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe House of Representatives is expected to vote on legislation on Nov. 30 to adopt a tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators in an effort to avert a potentially crippling national rail shutdown. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Ethanol groups suggest improvements for HBIIP program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerRepresentatives 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. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

REEEAC to hold meeting Dec. 7

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 Dec. 7. The meeting is open to the public, but registration is required. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

RFA’s Davis appointed to advisory committee

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyRenewable Fuels Association Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs Kelly Davis has been appointed for the fifth time to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee. READ MORE