A Call for Global Cooperation in Spain

Last week, I had the unique opportunity to participate in the World Biofuels Conference in Seville, Spain. The conference was held at the beautiful Hospital de los Venerables, an over

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Florida Closes Door on Biofuels Jobs

WASHINGTON — Today, the Governor of Florida signed into law HB4001, a bill that repeals the state Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In a joint statement, Bob Dinneen, President and CEO

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John Stossel’s a Coward But Why Is the Mainstream Media Afraid of the Facts?

Recently I was invited to participate in a segment of John Stossel’s Fox Business show. He was dedicating his show to energy “myths” and intended to do a segment on

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What ILUC? Amazon Deforestation Rates Hit Lowest Point Since at Least 1988

Five years have passed since Timothy Searchinger famously wrote in Science magazine, “Higher [crop] prices triggered by biofuels will accelerate forest and grassland conversion [in Latin America] even if surplus

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Attention Memorial Day Drivers: Ethanol Lowering Gas Prices

WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans take to the roads for a long holiday weekend, the Renewable Fuels Association reminds drivers that ethanol is not only a clean, green renewable fuel,

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Context is Important; RFA Responds to House Energy & Commerce Committee with 10 Questions

WASHINGTON — Today, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) responded to seven questions proposed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee with 10 questions of its own. The RFA’s questions stress

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RFA Receives Award for Emergency Readiness Training

WASHINGTON — Today, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) accepted the “2012 TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award,” at the Association of American Railroads/Bureau of Explosives HazMat Seminar in Addison, Texas. RFA received

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Expanding Trade Opportunities in South Korea and Japan

As part of the RFA’s commitment to increasing ethanol export markets, I recently had the unique opportunity to join the U.S. Grains Council on a trade mission to South Korea

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Advanced Ethanol Council Congratulates Secretary Moniz

WASHINGTON — Brooke Coleman, Executive Director of the Advanced Ethanol Council, released the following statement today congratulating Secretary Moniz on his unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate. “The advanced ethanol

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RFA Welcomes Energy Secretary Moniz

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) welcomes newly confirmed Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. RFA’s President and CEO, Bob Dinneen, congratulated Secretary Moniz on his appointment, saying: “Ethanol producers

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