For Biofuel Industry, Plenty Riding On Feds’ Optimistic Tone – DTN Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
Biofuel producers and farmers continue to have a general distrust of EPA’s handling of small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but a USDA official said on Thursday the agency’s […]

Biofuels: Refiner Challenges RFS Waiver Denial – DTN Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
While EPA received 16 new applications for small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, a Colorado refining company is challenging the agency in court for rejecting its 2018 request for […]

Biofuels: Frustration From the Corn Belt Over EPA Waivers Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
Earlier this month, Reuters writers Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw reported that, “U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told a biofuels company on [December 5th] that the agency is […]

EPA’s Biofuel Blending Plan Falls Far Short Of Farmer Expectations – DTN Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
EPA officials on Thursday tried to pitch that they had met President Donald Trump’s promise to increase biofuel volumes, but groups representing corn growers, biofuel producers and Midwest senators declared […]

Biofuels: Sen. Grassley Hopeful Trump Changes RFS Rule – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
With a proposed rule to account for small-refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard now in the EPA’s hands, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on Tuesday he’s hopeful […]

Biofuels: EPA Still Not Backing Up RFS Promises – DTN Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
As the final days wane in a public comment period on the latest Renewable Fuel Standard proposal, indications are President Donald Trump is aware farmers and ethanol producers are unhappy […]

EPA Waivers Take A Hard Toll On Cellulosic Ethanol Industry – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
In another response to EPA’s actions regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard, POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels LLC announced Tuesday the company will “pause” production of cellulosic ethanol at its Project Liberty plant […]

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

🕔Nov 11, 2019
Seven 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, 2019
Siouxland 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, 2019
Reuters 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 […]

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