Trump Mulls Policy Options After Biofuels Waiver Backlash

🕔Aug 21, 2019Reuters writers Jarrett Renshaw and Humeyra Pamuk reported this week that, “President Donald Trump’s administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after […]

Small Refinery Biofuel Waivers Stir Ire from Farm State Lawmakers

🕔Aug 20, 2019Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018, an action relating to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that has caused concern among […]

Ethanol: Corn Growers Hit Hard by Trump Turnabout – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2019Has President Donald Trump turned a 180 on his publicly stated support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard?  It’s a question ethanol and agriculture industry officials are asking after […]

Biodiesel: EPA’s Chilling Signal Will Limit Growth – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019Overall biofuel volumes would remain virtually the same in 2020 as they were 2019 in EPA’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard renewable volume obligations released on Friday. One day after the […]

Oil State Republicans Tell Trump to Keep Purdue Out of RFS Decisions – DTN

🕔Jul 2, 2019Republican senators from oil-producing states are pressing President Donald Trump to tell Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to effectively stay in his lane and out of EPA’s decision-making on small-refinery […]

Ethanol’s Lost Demand – No Change in RFS Waiver Policy – DTN

🕔Mar 15, 2019The EPA granted five additional 2017 small-refinery exemptions (SREs) to the Renewable Fuel Standard on Thursday, raising the agency total for that year to 34, according to an update posted […]

Biofuel: EPA Releases E15 Rule; The Clock is Ticking – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019The EPA on Tuesday released a much-anticipated rule to allow year-round E15 sales and to reform the biofuels credits market, with plans to finalize the rule by the start of […]

Biofuel: E15 Rule Sent to White House – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019The EPA has sent a rule proposing allowance of year-round E15 sales, as well as reforms to the biofuel credits market, to the White House Office of Management and Budget. […]

Biofuels: Have Small Refinery Exemptions Destroyed E85 Demand?

🕔Jan 17, 2019There continues to be considerable interest in whether small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the RFS have “destroyed” demand for ethanol in the physical market. It seems obvious that this would […]

Biofuels to House: Octane Idea a Dud – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018In a hearing before a U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday, biofuel interests stood their ground and told lawmakers a proposal to replace the Renewable Fuel Standard with a […]

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