World Bank Reverses Course on Blame for 2007/2008 Commodity and Food Price Spike

A newly released report  from the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, conludes that “…the effect of biofuels on food prices has not been as large as originally thought,

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Environmentalists Expose Big Oil’s Record of Destruction… Finally

The National Wildlife Federation report entitled “ASSAULT ON AMERICA:  A Decade of Petroleum Company Disaster, Pollution, and Profit” released today takes a hard look at all the oil spills and

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Congress, Ethanol Industry Ask Similar Questions of EPA re: E15

Expanding beyond E10 is essential if the goals of the Renewable Fuels Standard as passed by Congress are to be successful.  Providing for the use of E15 blends is a

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RFA Attends Ag Media Summit

Earlier this week, I attended the 12th Annual Agriculture Media Summit which took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on the Riverfront in St. Paul, MN. Here, numerous journalists, editors,

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Three major farmer and ethanol groups today called on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson to formally approve the use of E12 (12% ethanol) in the nation’s gasoline supply.

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Providing for Seamless E15 Transition

Moving to E15 will require cooperation between the ethanol industry and those in the business of bringing fuel to American drivers.  Today, that cooperation was on display as the RFA

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Protecting Our Addiction to Oil Comes at a Cost

For years now, we have heard environmentalists and some in the government tell us that gasoline production and oil use don’t have indirect greenhouse gas emissions.  It is only biofuels

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TGIF!

After what has been a frenetic week for ethanol here in Washington, I just wanted to draw your attention to a couple of things. First, the RFA has fully digested

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This week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report critical of ethanol tax incentives, but devoid of any comparisons to other energy tax incentives (like those for Big Oil). 

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A new report from the Congressional Budget Office takes the issue of ethanol tax incentives completely out of context.   Nowhere in the report does CBO compare ethanol incentives to those

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