Renewable Fuels Association news
Farm, aviation and biofuel groups voiced support for a science-based approach to measure greenhouse gas emission reductions in Sustainable Aviation Fuel.
National Corn Growers Association President Harold Wolle outlined the organization’s efforts at the Illinois Corn Growers Association’s recent annual meeting.
The Illinois Corn Growers Association thanked Rich Clemmons for over four decades of work representing agriculture in Illinois policy. Clemmons announced his retirement after supporting ICGA as a lobbyist since 2008.
Critics of the EPA’s biofuel blending targets say it doesn’t accurately reflect the industry’s expected growth and is below the corn-based ethanol mandate previously proposed.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s move to issue an emergency waiver for fuel stations to sell a 15% ethanol blend through the summer nationwide was met with kudos from the renewable fuels industry and agriculture groups, but not the petrochemical manufacturers.
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing the amount of ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the nation’s fuel supplies over the next three years, a move welcomed by renewable fuel and farm groups, but condemned by environmentalists.
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Renewable fuel boosters did some “myth busting” and discussed ethanol’s role in gasoline prices during a National Corn Growers Association podcast.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a package of action setting 2020, 2021 and 2022 Renewable Fuel Standard biofuel volumes.
Eight Midwest governors sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of the year-round sale of E15 fuel.
A new analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association found corn ethanol now provides nearly three times the energy used to produce it.
Agriculture organizations voiced support of the Biden administration’s move to lift the restrictions of using E15 gasoline during the summer.
E15 gasoline blend sales reached a record level of 814 million gallons in 2021. The volume represented a 62% increase over 2020 and was nearly double pre-pandemic sales volumes in 2019, according to analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently denied 36 small refinery exemption petitions for the 2018 compliance year. EPA is still considering petitions from other refineries for compliance years ranging from 2016 to 2021.
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