Biofuel: Sorghum Gets Heads Up from EPA – Ethanol Extraction

🕔Jul 25, 2018EPA has approved sorghum oil as an eligible feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The EPA’s announcement marks a significant step toward leveling the playing field for ethanol plants extracting […]

Biodiesel: RFS Waivers – Huge Losses for Farmers – DTN

🕔Jul 20, 2018EPA had not planned to address small-refinery waivers in a public hearing on Wednesday, but farmers and biofuels groups had other ideas as they unloaded on the agency. EPA is […]

EPA 2019 RFS Proposed Rulemaking: What You See Is Not What You Get

🕔Jul 13, 2018On June 26, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its proposed rule for establishing the volume obligations under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) (EPA Proposed Rule).  If finalized, the […]

EPA Acting Admin. Wheeler Plans to Reign in Regulations – DTN

🕔Jul 13, 2018Doors at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., were open to the press on Wednesday, as new Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addressed agency employees about the future of the EPA. While […]

Ethanol Plant Margins Improve – DTN

🕔Jul 12, 2018A rise in ethanol prices and a drop in corn prices since the end of May helped boost the net margin for DTN’s hypothetical 50-million-gallon ethanol plant in South Dakota. […]

EPA: Pruitt is Out – Sigh of Relief from Farmers and Biofuel Producers – DTN

🕔Jul 6, 2018Scott Pruitt is out as EPA administrator after the embattled agency head tendered his resignation to President Donald Trump on Thursday.   Trump made the announcement via Twitter on Thursday afternoon: […]

Biofuel Losses to EPA Waivers: “Gut Punch to Midwest farmers…” – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2018The amount of biofuels gallons lost to small refinery waivers was worse than many had estimated. The EPA granted waivers to the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2016 and 2017, totaling […]

Biofuel Policy: Trump’s EPA Not Helping the Industry – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018While President Donald Trump continues to express his undying love for the ethanol industry, Trump’s EPA continues to march in a different direction. This seeming confusion on biofuel policy continues […]

Ethanol, Farm Supporters Continue Ongoing Battle with EPA – DTN

🕔Jun 7, 2018 The ethanol industry and supporters in agriculture filed a formal petition on Monday with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to change its regulations to account for lost gallons of renewable […]

Ag, Ethanol Groups Sue EPA for “Clandestine” Waivers – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2018Ethanol and agriculture groups sued the EPA on Tuesday in response to the agency’s recent approval of small-refinery waivers from the Renewable Fuel Standard granted in recent years, according to […]

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