Iowa Ethanol Industry’s Fate Tied to Year-Round E15 – DTN

🕔Jan 31, 2019Andrew Wheeler, EPA’s acting administrator, wasn’t at the Iowa Renewable Fuels on Tuesday, but he was the focus of the industry’s outlook on multiple fronts.  At the Iowa Renewable Fuels […]

Ethanol Demand Destruction and Small Refinery Exemptions

🕔Sep 14, 2018Small refinery exemptions (SREs) represent the latest controversy to engulf the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). When the U.S. Congress first created the RFS in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Farm Policy: Corn Belt Farmers Uneasy Over Potential Policy Impacts

🕔Jun 6, 2018Donnelle Eller reported on the front page of Tuesday’s Des Moines Register that, “Iowa farmers, battling too much rain, cold — and even snow — this planting season, have a new crop of […]

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 […]

Biofuel: Senators Blame EPA’s Scott Pruitt for ‘Closed Door’ RFS Waivers – DTN

🕔Apr 19, 2018Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, didn’t mince words on Tuesday when talking about EPA granting waivers to the Renewable Fuel Standard while at the same time apparently slow-walking the approval of […]

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