Biofuels: Farmers, Lawmakers Dismayed Over Proposed EPA Ethanol Formula Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration, in an effort to mend fences with the powerful corn lobby, proposed a new formula on Tuesday to boost biofuels demand, but the proposal […]

Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos — sold under various product names, including Lorsban — will end in California at the end of next year as a result of an […]

Biofuels’ New Deal – Making it Right with Midwest Farmers – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Looking to right the ship with Midwest farmers, the Trump administration on Friday released its long-awaited proposal to restore the Renewable Fuel Standard and reallocate billions of gallons of biofuels […]

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. […]

Biofuels Blending Agreement at Hand Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy, Mario Parker, and Jennifer Jacobs reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration has agreed to a new plan for boosting renewable fuels and offsetting waivers exempting oil […]

Biofuels: Trump Quiet About Potential Blending Agreement Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Last week, Reuters writers Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly reported that, “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted some refineries full waivers from biofuels regulation for the 2018 compliance year, even though the Department of Energy had recommended partial exemptions, according […]

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 […]

Clean Water Act Rule Is Dead – DTN Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019Farm groups declared victory Thursday after the Trump administration formally ended the 2015 waters of the U.S. rule. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, announced […]

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