A recent paper by researchers at the University of Minnesota suggests that using corn ethanol in lieu of gasoline would increase emissions of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ground-level ozone.[1]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) released a report today that counters conclusions made by researchers at the University of Minnesota claiming that ethanol is more harmful to

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The RFS Celebrates Seven Years of Success

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This Friday marks the seventh anniversary of the signing into law of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The law expanded the Renewable Fuel

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A Step in the Right Direction

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Senate passed a short-term tax extenders bill. The legislation includes one-year extensions of the second-generation biofuel production tax credit and the accelerated depreciation allowance for

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FDA Clarifies Animal Food Regulations in Supplemental Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last night on its supplemental rulemaking proposal outlining best practices for the regulation

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Biofuels are the Answer to Reducing Global Transport GHG Emissions: GRFA

TORONTO — Today, as COP 2014 is fully underway in Lima, Peru, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) reiterated that biofuels, like ethanol, are presently one of the most commercially

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U.S. Ethanol Exports Up 40% in October; DDG Exports Fall as Shipments to China Continue to Plummet

U.S. exports of denatured and undenatured ethanol in October totaled 79.2 million gallons (mg), up 40% from September and the highest level in seven months, according to RFA analysis of

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California’s ILUC Analysis Must Consider Newly Released Real-World Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has again called on the California Air Resource Board (CARB) to adjust its current indirect land use change (ILUC) analysis to better

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E15 Debuts in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Protec Fuel will begin to offer E15 in Florida at retail stations in Ft. Myers and Sarasota. E15 (15 percent ethanol) is approved by the Environmental

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The Quest to Open Ethanol Markets in South America

As the election season came to a close here in the United States, I avoided most of the political drama by catching a plane south of the border to visit

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