RFA Raises GATT, WTO Concerns over Recent Anti-trade Tax in Brazil

Washington – The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) today wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Ron Kirk urging him to investigate the news that the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo was

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Eight Students Selected for National Ethanol Conference Scholarship

Washington – The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the Renewable Fuels Foundation (RFF) are excited to announce the eight recipients of a scholarship to attend the 17th Annual National Ethanol

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AEC Says Senate Briefing on Cellulosic Ethanol Shows Real Progress in Marketplace

Washington – Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) Executive Director Brooke Coleman issued the following statement in response to the Cellulosic Ethanol briefing co-hosted today by Senator Coons (D-DE), Senator Inhofe (R-OK)

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ZeaChem Selected for $232.5 Million USDA Loan Guarantee

AEC Member Company to Build Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Ethanol Biorefinery in Boardman, Oregon Washington DC – ZeaChem, Inc., a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable biomass into sustainable fuels

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USDA Accepting REAP Fund Apps for Blender Pump Installation, BYO Ethanol Offers Grant Services

Washington – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications for federal REAP funds to help gasoline retailers install blender pumps designed to give consumers flexibility and choice

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Sec. Vilsack to Headline National Ethanol Conference

Washington – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack will be the headline speaker at the 17th Annual National Ethanol Conference of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) in Orlando,

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Judge Denies California Attempt to Reimplement LCFS

Washington – Today, Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill denied the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) motion to stay the decision he issued on December 29, 2011 that had halted the enforcement

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Ethanol Industry Responds to CARB Quest for Stay of LCFS Preliminary Injunction

Sacramento – Yesterday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) asked Judge Lawrence O’Neill of the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of California to stay the injunction he issued

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ZeaChem Latest Advanced Ethanol Leader to Join the AEC

Washington – The Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) is pleased to welcome ZeaChem as a new member. ZeaChem is a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of cellulosic biomass into a

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RFA Critical of Effort to Include Fossil Fuels in RFS

Washington – The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is rejecting the notion that greater efforts need to be made to include fossil fuels in the nation’s fuel supply.  Specifically, the RFA

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