Biofuel: Trump Promises Ethanol Blend Increase Year-Round – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018At a White House meeting Thursday focusing on agriculture and trade, President Donald Trump said his administration will approve a long-standing demand of the biofuels industry and allow 15% ethanol […]

RFS Waivers: EPA Underfire, Ethanol Futures Drop, RIN Market is “Cratering” – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2018Damage may have been done to ethanol and corn markets by waivers granted to refiners in recent years, but one ethanol industry official said it’s too soon to know the […]

RFS Waiver for Large Refiner Looks Like a ‘Handout,’ says Sen. Grassley – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, is pressing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt for answers as to why the agency granted a Renewable Fuel Standard waiver to a large […]

Biofuel Groups Happy that EPA Rewriting Some Emission Standards – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018With the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard in question, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be opening another avenue to expand the role of ethanol in the nation’s fuel […]

Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA’s Back Door Waiver is Starting to Smell – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2018The Environmental Protection Agency has opened its own “back-door waiver” to the Renewable Fuel Standard by granting retroactive exemptions to RFS obligations to more than a dozen small refiners, including […]

Ethanol Plant Builder Steps Up with RIN Plan – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Jeff Broin, the founder of POET, a South Dakota company that builds and manages ethanol plants, plans to present the White House with a proposal to multiply the number of […]

RFS Deal-Making: Follow the North Star

🕔Mar 9, 2018With a flurry of negotiations and political conflict, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) squeezed its way into the national news cycles of recent weeks (Kopperud, February 23, 2018; Renshaw, February […]

Ethanol: The Grand Bargain? Trading an E15 RVP Waiver for a RINs Price Cap

🕔Mar 2, 2018Discussions about the future of the RFS reached a fever pitch this week. A high-level meeting at the White House was held, with President Trump presiding and Senators from Iowa […]

Commodity Classic: Ag Sec Perdue Voices Support of Ethanol and Corn Growers – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defended his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard on Wednesday as he spoke to farmers at Commodity Classic, making it clear that President Donald Trump “unequivocally” […]

RINs Bundle: Cost Decline if Conventional Ethanol Gap Disappears?

🕔Mar 1, 2018In a farmdoc daily article last week, we showed how high D6 RINs prices can be directly traced to conventional ethanol mandates that exceed the E10 blend wall, creating a […]

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