Biofuels: Republicans Push EPA on RFS – DTN Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019Seven Midwest senators and Iowa’s governor, all Republicans, are pushing back on EPA’s supplemental plan for the Renewable Fuel Standard, stating in comments that EPA’s latest plan continues to kowtow […]

Biofuels: Industry Testifies on Harm from RFS Waivers – DTN Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Siouxland Energy Cooperative in Iowa has experienced firsthand the recent ups and downs of the Renewable Fuel Standard. When the EPA granted 31 new small-refinery exemptions on August 9, it […]

Biofuels: Small-Refinery Exemptions Discussed at House Committee Hearing Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Reuters writer Richard Valdmanis reported this week that, “The U.S. oil and corn industries continued a long-running public battle over America’s biofuels policy on Tuesday during a Congressional hearing about […]

Biofuels: EPA Blending Plan Disconnect- Additional Background on SREs Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019Last week, Bloomberg writer Jennifer A Dlouhy reported that, “Administration officials warned that an EPA plan for boosting biofuel-blending requirements violated the spirit of a deal brokered by President Donald Trump. “The White House blessed it […]

Ag And Ethanol Groups Take Legal Action Against EPA’s Latest Blending Waivers Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019Biofuels and agriculture groups have filed a legal challenge against EPA’s approval of 31 additional small-refinery exemptions in August. The petition was filed yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals […]

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: 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 […]

Biofuel Waiting Game Drags On, No Waiver Remedy So Far – DTN Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019The waiting continues for the biofuels industry after meetings on the Renewable Fuels Standard continued last week at the White House, but no new details have emerged. Steve Censky, deputy […]

Biofuels: Farmers Anxious About Tentative Blending Rules Agreement Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy, Jennifer Jacobs, and Josh Wingrove reported last week that, “Global disputes over trade and nuclear weapons have consumed plenty of President Donald Trump’s time and attention […]

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 […]

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