2012 Food Price Increases Were Second-Lowest in 20 Years

Food prices rose just 1.8% in 2012, the second-lowest annual rate in the last 20 years, according to recently released consumer price index (CPI) data. The new data demonstrates the

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2013 RFS Targets For Cellulosic Biofuels On Target, Cellulosic Biofuels Coming Online

WASHINGTON — In response to the release today of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume standards for 2013, Brooke Coleman, executive director of the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) released the

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RFA on 2013 RFS Proposal: Program Working, But Imports a Concern

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released its long-awaited proposed rule for 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumetric requirements. The proposal waives the cellulosic biofuel requirement from one

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RFA to U.N. Committee: Biofuels Benefit Developing World Economies and Global Food Security

WASHINGTON — This afternoon, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) submitted comments condemning a U.N. Committee on World Food Security (CFS) draft study on biofuels and food security. The U.N. CFS

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API “Cooking the Books” with Aggressive Fuel

WASHINGTON — Responding to a press conference by the American Petroleum Institute (API) in which yet more misleading, flawed, and heavily funded Big Oil “research” was presented, Bob Dinneen, President

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Who Are You Going to Believe: Big Oil — Or 10,000 Miles of Truth?

The comedian Richard Pryor used to ask, “Who are you going to believe — me or your lying eyes?” That question comes to mind whenever I think about the American

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EPA’s decision to grant the use of E15 in 2001 and newer automobiles and light duty vehicles was based on multiple-year, multiple-aspect testing of more than 88 vehicles.  The testing

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AEC Response to The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON — The Wall Street Journal editorial board has once again demonstrated that it either does not understand why Congress decided to require oil companies to use cellulosic biofuels five years ago or

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Joint Statement:  Biofuels Producers React To Mixed D.C. Circuit Decision

WASHINGTON — The D.C. Circuit issued a narrow, but mixed decision today, vacating the 2012 cellulosic biofuel standard and affirming the 2012 advanced biofuel standard.  Reacting to that decision, leading

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“Tar and Feathers” Coalition Fumbles Again with Super Bowl Shenanigans

Anxious that Americans won’t eat as many chicken wings at Super Bowl parties next weekend as they chowed down on last year, the National Chicken Council is serving up a

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