Biofuels: Ethanol Awaits Fate on Waivers, Aid – DTN Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
The ethanol industry continues to wait for a decision from EPA on 86 pending small-refinery exemptions after the U.S. Department of Energy finished a review and sent those requests back […]

Biofuels: Department of Energy Recommendation on RFS Exemption Requests Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported this week that, “The U.S. Department of Energy has recommended that some of the oil refiners that applied for retroactive exemptions from the nation’s biofuel blending law be […]

Ethanol: Issues Over EPA Small-Refinery Exemption Requests Persist Jul 6, 2020

🕔Jul 6, 2020
Rachel Frazin reported recently at The Hill Online that, “The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will not take up Douglas Benevento’s nomination for the No. 2 position at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

Biofuel Groups Outraged at New Small Refinery Exemption Requests – DTN Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
The EPA posted 52 new small-refinery exemptions requests from previous years on the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard dashboard on Thursday, drawing outrage from biofuels groups that have been calling on […]

Biofuels: Time Has Run Out for EPA to Appeal 10th Circuit Ruling Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Reuters writer Richard Valdmanis reported on Wednesday that, “Time has run out for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to challenge a federal court ruling that would limit the agency’s use of waivers exempting small oil […]

Biofuels: Plans to Appeal 10th Circuit Court Decision on RFS Waivers Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
Background Last week, Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs reported that, “Trump administration officials have decided to pare the number of oil refineries granted waivers from biofuel mandates, […]

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: 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 […]

Biofuel Blending Deal — Not As Advertised In Big Announcement – DTN Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
Trump administration officials assured dozens of representatives from agriculture and biofuels groups on an Oct. 3 phone briefing the EPA would use a three-year rolling average of small-refinery exemption volumes […]

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