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

🕔Oct 29, 2019
Last 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 […]

Biofuels: Farmers, Lawmakers Dismayed Over Proposed EPA Ethanol Formula Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019
Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration, in an effort to mend fences with the powerful corn lobby, proposed a new formula on Tuesday to boost biofuels demand, but the proposal […]

Biofuels Agreement Announcement Welcomed, Details Lacking Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Jacob Bunge reported on Friday that, “The Trump administration outlined a plan to boost biofuel demand, aiming to ease Farm Belt frustrations over recent changes to […]

Biofuels: EPA, USDA Announce Agreement Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
On October 4, 2019, EPA’s Andrew Wheeler and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue issued a joint statement making changes to the current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. Under this agreement, the […]

Biofuels Blending Agreement at Hand Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019
Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy, Mario Parker, and Jennifer Jacobs reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration has agreed to a new plan for boosting renewable fuels and offsetting waivers exempting oil […]

Biofuels: Trump Quiet About Potential Blending Agreement Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
Last 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 […]

Ethanol Plants – Farmers Urge Trump to Overrule EPA – DTN Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019
Ten days ago, Siouxland Energy Cooperative in Sioux Center, Iowa, announced it was idling its 90-million-gallon ethanol plant. The company cited lost ethanol demand from the most recent round of […]

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

🕔Sep 24, 2019
The 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, 2019
Bloomberg 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, 2019
Implementation 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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