Biofuels: Small-Refinery Exemptions Discussed at House Committee Hearing Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Reuters writer Richard Valdmanis reported this week that, “The U.S. oil and corn industries continued a long-running public battle over America’s biofuels policy on Tuesday during a Congressional hearing about […]

Biofuels: EPA Blending Plan Disconnect- Additional Background on SREs Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019Last week, Bloomberg writer Jennifer A Dlouhy reported that, “Administration officials warned that an EPA plan for boosting biofuel-blending requirements violated the spirit of a deal brokered by President Donald Trump. “The White House blessed it […]

Biofuel Blending Deal — Not As Advertised In Big Announcement – DTN Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019Trump administration officials assured dozens of representatives from agriculture and biofuels groups on an Oct. 3 phone briefing the EPA would use a three-year rolling average of small-refinery exemption volumes […]

Biofuels Agreement Announcement Welcomed, Details Lacking Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Jacob Bunge reported on Friday that, “The Trump administration outlined a plan to boost biofuel demand, aiming to ease Farm Belt frustrations over recent changes to […]

Biofuels: EPA, USDA Announce Agreement Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019On October 4, 2019, EPA’s Andrew Wheeler and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue issued a joint statement making changes to the current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. Under this agreement, the […]

Two Oil Refineries Want in on RFS Waiver Action – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Two small refiners not receiving exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard in EPA’s latest round of waivers announced on Aug. 9, continue to fight the agency’s rejection in federal court. […]

Biofuel Waiting Game Drags On, No Waiver Remedy So Far – DTN Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019The waiting continues for the biofuels industry after meetings on the Renewable Fuels Standard continued last week at the White House, but no new details have emerged. Steve Censky, deputy […]

Biofuels: Farmers Anxious About Tentative Blending Rules Agreement Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy, Jennifer Jacobs, and Josh Wingrove reported last week that, “Global disputes over trade and nuclear weapons have consumed plenty of President Donald Trump’s time and attention […]

RFS and SRE: A Simple Proposal to Clear the Logjam Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in the U.S. has been controversial from the start. The latest controversy revolves around a seemingly obscure provision of the RFS that allows […]

Biofuel Reallocation Possible – Don’t Celebrate Just Yet – DTN Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Recent media reports outlining a possible agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard may sound promising for the biofuels industry and agriculture, but Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on […]

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