Ethanol To Save Memorial Day Travelers $440 Million on Gasoline Purchases

For millions of Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. Despite gas prices that are nearly 40% higher than a year ago, families across the nation will

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FAO and GBEP: Biofuels an Opportunity—Not a Threat—for Developing Nations

Since its very inception, the global biofuels industry has unfairly been portrayed by some ardent detractors as a sector that creates an unavoidable “food vs. fuel” choice. Luddites and Malthusians

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U.S. Biofuels Industry Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Repeal of RFS

Yesterday, leading advocates of the U.S. biofuels industry commended Congress for its leadership in enacting the enhanced Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

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Talking Turkey on Ethanol, Distillers Grains

On May 10, the RFA released an extensive analysis of the U.S. ethanol industry’s production of distillers grains, corn gluten feed, and corn gluten meal – the livestock feed co-products

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Food for Thought on a Friday

Federal government data released today tells Americans what they already knew:  prices for everything from cars to cereal to gasoline have been on the rise.  The Consumer Price Index rose

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March Ethanol Exports Set Another Record; USDA Predicts Record Corn Crop

Two anxiously awaited bits of information—USDA’s first estimate of 2011 corn supply and demand; and March ethanol export data—were released Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Wednesday made

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Senator Grassley and a group of 7 bipartisan cosponsors introduced the Domestic Energy Security Act of 2011.  For all provisions, this bill would extend them through 2016 – in essence

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Five Big Problems with Big Oil’s New Analysis of RFS Implementation Issues

The Energy Policy Research Foundation (EPRINC) recently released a white paper inexplicably suggesting that the cost of the Federal ethanol program exceeds its benefits by a factor of 3 to

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