RFA Urges EPA ‘to Faithfully and Strictly Enforce’ Final 2019 Conventional Biofuel Requirement Without Erosion from Small Refiner Waivers

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released today its final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2019. The agency finalized a total renewable fuel volume of 19.92 billion

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EIA Study: Refiners Could Meet 95 RON Standard Without More Ethanol

A new Energy Information Administration (EIA) study concludes that U.S. petroleum refineries would have “no problem” meeting a requirement to produce gasoline with a higher minimum octane rating (95 Research

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RFA Welcomes Aemetis as Newest Producer Member

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is pleased to announce that California-based advanced renewable fuels company Aemetis, Inc. has joined RFA as a member. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Aemetis is an

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Big Oil’s E15 Hypocrisy: Hello Pot, Meet Kettle

  This first appeared in the December 2018 edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine and is reprinted here.   While President Donald Trump’s October announcement calling for the year-round availability of

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Americans Give Thanks for Lower Fuel and Food Prices this Thanksgiving

Nearly 50 million travelers will take to America’s roads this Thanksgiving holiday, and ethanol is helping to lower the price they pay for gasoline. At the same time, a new

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Demand Destruction from Small Refinery Exemptions is Clear and Continuing

There has been a media blitz lately by the oil industry saying that ethanol demand has been unaffected by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rampant grants of Renewable Fuel Standard

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RFA Welcomes Six New Members

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) today announced that six new member companies have joined the organization, including a state-of-the-art ethanol plant under construction in Kansas, a cellulosic ethanol facility soon

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RFA’s Kelly Davis Reappointed to U.S. Department of Commerce’s REEEAC

The Renewable Fuels Association is proud to announce that Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Kelly Davis has been re-appointed to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

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RFA, TRANSCAER to Host Ethanol Safety Seminar in Western New York

The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER, will host an ethanol safety seminar in Western New York later this month. The Nov. 14 seminar, held at Western New York

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Global Sales of U.S. Ethanol and DDGS Tighten in September but Remain Robust

U.S. ethanol exports totaled 89.9 million gallons (mg) in September, according to government data released Friday morning and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). This reflects a 25% drop

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