Ethanol’s Lost Demand – No Change in RFS Waiver Policy – DTN

🕔Mar 15, 2019The EPA granted five additional 2017 small-refinery exemptions (SREs) to the Renewable Fuel Standard on Thursday, raising the agency total for that year to 34, according to an update posted […]

Biofuel: EPA Releases E15 Rule; The Clock is Ticking – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019The EPA on Tuesday released a much-anticipated rule to allow year-round E15 sales and to reform the biofuels credits market, with plans to finalize the rule by the start of […]

Biofuel: E15 Rule Sent to White House – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019The EPA has sent a rule proposing allowance of year-round E15 sales, as well as reforms to the biofuel credits market, to the White House Office of Management and Budget. […]

RIN: 2018 Year End Update

🕔Feb 28, 2019Today’s article provides the annual summary update on Renewable Identification Number (RIN) generation in 2018 based on available data from EPA’s EMTS. Previous quarterly updates covered RIN generation through the […]

Ethanol: Prices for E85 Relative to E10 – What’s the Difference?

🕔Feb 1, 2019A series of farmdoc daily articles have examined ethanol use in light small refinery exemptions (SREs) granted under the RFS.  The SREs are the main reason that D6 ethanol RINs prices crashed in […]

Biofuels: Have Small Refinery Exemptions Destroyed E85 Demand?

🕔Jan 17, 2019There continues to be considerable interest in whether small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the RFS have “destroyed” demand for ethanol in the physical market. It seems obvious that this would […]

EPA Changes Coming – E15 Ethanol Rule, WOTUS, Air Emissions – DTN

🕔Oct 18, 2018Agriculture interests waiting to hear what’s next from EPA on the regulatory front — including a possible rule to allow year-round E15 — need wait no longer.  On Wednesday, the […]

Biofuels: Trump Opens Door to Increased Ethanol Use

🕔Oct 10, 2018On Tuesday, Bloomberg writers Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Mario Parker reported that, “President Donald Trump is moving to clamp down on a scandal-plagued $2.25 billion market in biofuel compliance credits, embracing reforms that could block […]

Ethanol Blends: President Tells EPA to Allow Year-Round Sales – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018Leading into President Donald Trump’s trip to Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Tuesday, a senior White House official said Tuesday that the president has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to create […]

Ethanol: EPA Updates RFS Website to Improve Transparency

🕔Sep 24, 2018EPA has updated the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program website to increase transparency surrounding the program. The updated website includes new data and information for both stakeholders and the public. […]

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