Ethanol: EPA Reacts to Trump Promise, ‘Hold Up, No Decision Yet’ – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2018Although President Donald Trump made clear on Thursday his support for granting a waiver to allow year-round sales of E15, the EPA told DTN on Friday the agency hasn’t yet […]

Biofuel: Trump Promises Ethanol Blend Increase Year-Round – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018At a White House meeting Thursday focusing on agriculture and trade, President Donald Trump said his administration will approve a long-standing demand of the biofuels industry and allow 15% ethanol […]

RFS Waivers: EPA Underfire, Ethanol Futures Drop, RIN Market is “Cratering” – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2018Damage may have been done to ethanol and corn markets by waivers granted to refiners in recent years, but one ethanol industry official said it’s too soon to know the […]

RFS Waiver for Large Refiner Looks Like a ‘Handout,’ says Sen. Grassley – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, is pressing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt for answers as to why the agency granted a Renewable Fuel Standard waiver to a large […]

Biofuel Groups Happy that EPA Rewriting Some Emission Standards – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018With the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard in question, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be opening another avenue to expand the role of ethanol in the nation’s fuel […]

Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA’s Back Door Waiver is Starting to Smell – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2018The Environmental Protection Agency has opened its own “back-door waiver” to the Renewable Fuel Standard by granting retroactive exemptions to RFS obligations to more than a dozen small refiners, including […]

Ethanol Plant Builder Steps Up with RIN Plan – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Jeff Broin, the founder of POET, a South Dakota company that builds and manages ethanol plants, plans to present the White House with a proposal to multiply the number of […]

RFS Deal-Making: Follow the North Star

🕔Mar 9, 2018With a flurry of negotiations and political conflict, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) squeezed its way into the national news cycles of recent weeks (Kopperud, February 23, 2018; Renshaw, February […]

RFS Changes: ‘No Deal’ in Washington

🕔Mar 1, 2018No deal was struck between senators and the Trump administration Tuesday at a White House meeting centered on proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but two Iowa Republican senators […]

USDA Undersec. Confirmed After Cruz Holdup – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Bill Northey was confirmed by voice vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to be the next USDA undersecretary of agriculture for farm and foreign agricultural services, according to the […]

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