CBO, Ethanol, and the Rest of the Story

This week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report critical of ethanol tax incentives, but devoid of any comparisons to other energy tax incentives (like those for Big Oil). 

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A new report from the Congressional Budget Office takes the issue of ethanol tax incentives completely out of context.   Nowhere in the report does CBO compare ethanol incentives to those

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Ethanol Exports Update for May

Total ethanol exports for May fell 58% from April’s totals. Compared to March and April total exports of 48.3 million gallons and 40.8 million gallons, U.S. producers exported only 17.1

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Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2011

For the first time ever under the RFS, EPA today put out for review its estimates for RFS targets in 2011. Under the law, these are not required until November.

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Senate to Include Ethanol Tax Incentive?

POLITICO is reporting that an extension to the ethanol tax incentive may be in the works on the Senate side.  It is morning reporting, POLITICO wrote: “TAX BREAKS FOR ETHANOL

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UNICA’s sweeteralternative.com: A Wolf in Blog’s Clothing

The advent of “social media” has forever changed the way our society discusses and debates important political and social issues. Points and counterpoints whiz through cyberspace at the speed of

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Get the Facts on Ethanol, Corn Production and Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico

In an attempt to divert attention away from the ongoing oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, opponents of biofuels and agriculture are again dredging up false allegations about

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Less Energy, Less Water, More Ethanol… …is the trend in American ethanol production. In recently released research from Dr. Steffen Mueller from the University of Illinois at Chicago, production of

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Funny if it Weren’t so Sad

Environmentalists may lack some concrete solutions today to actively address the nation’s energy challenges, but one thing they are not short on is creativity – at least when it comes

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Let’s Get the Conversation Started

Welcome to the Renewable Fuels Association venue for ideas and thoughts pertaining to America’s ethanol industry. Like many other blogs, the E-xchange will be a place for an open exchange

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