Biofuel: Senators Blame EPA’s Scott Pruitt for ‘Closed Door’ RFS Waivers – DTN

🕔Apr 19, 2018Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, didn’t mince words on Tuesday when talking about EPA granting waivers to the Renewable Fuel Standard while at the same time apparently slow-walking the approval of […]

Ethanol: EPA Reacts to Trump Promise, ‘Hold Up, No Decision Yet’ – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2018Although President Donald Trump made clear on Thursday his support for granting a waiver to allow year-round sales of E15, the EPA told DTN on Friday the agency hasn’t yet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biofuels: Possible Trade-Off Deal Could Mean “Catastrophic” Results -DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018In a so-called grand bargain — ethanol receives year-round E15 sales in exchange for a cap on the price of biofuel credits at 10 cents — ethanol, biodiesel and other […]

Soy & Corn: Fears of Retaliation from Trump Policies – DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018As the Commodity Classic show and expo wrapped up, farmers walked away worried they were seeing demand being undercut for both corn and soybeans because of different policy choices. Farmers […]

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 […]

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