Memorial Day Message: Ethanol a Key Player in Energy Security

WASHINGTON — For millions of Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. People will crowd the beaches, head to their local pool and fire up the grill,

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RFA Hosting June 4 Ethanol Safety Seminar in Wisconsin

The Renewable Fuels Association is hosting a free ethanol safety seminar on Saturday, June 4, in La Crosse, Wis. The ethanol safety seminar will be hosted in conjunction with the

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USDA Leading U.S. Ethanol Trade Mission to Mexico

WASHINGTON — USDA Acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse is leading a U.S. ethanol mission to Mexico on May 24–25 to explore trade opportunities between the two countries. The mission participants

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RFA: EPA’s Draft 2017 RFS Rule Relies on Illegal Interpretation of Waiver Authority

WASHINGTON — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2017. The agency proposed a total renewable fuel volume of

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RFA Holding FSMA PCQI Training Classes This Summer

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association has scheduled four training courses to help facilities meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Beginning this summer, the classes are

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Hope Springs Eternal for Ethanol in the Far East

Last month, coinciding with the start of spring, I traveled to Taichung City, Chinese Taipei to take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum’s conference on “Global Biofuel Trade

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Renewable Fuels Foundation, MathPro Hosting Webinar Series on Ethanol’s Octane Benefits

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Foundation, the education and research arm of the Renewable Fuels Association, has teamed up with fuel refining experts at MathPro Inc. to sponsor a five-part

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Renewable Fuels Association Welcomes Fuel Infrastructure Expert Cassie Mullen to Staff

Petroleum and fuel equipment expert Cassie Mullen has joined the Renewable Fuels Association as director of market development. Mullen, who began in her position today, will primarily focus on working

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RFA Receives Fourth TRANSCAER® Award for Ethanol Education Safety Initiatives

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association has received a TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award for hosting its series of seminars last year on ethanol safety and emergency responders. This is the

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RFA Statement Opposing Bill Capping Ethanol Blends

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, biofuel critics Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Jim Costa (D-Calif.) introduced legislation that would cap ethanol blends in the U.S.

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