EPA’s Final RVO for Conventional Renewable Fuel Simply Has to be 15 Billion Gallons—Here’s Why…

In late May, EPA proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) blending requirements for 2017, including an obligation of 14.8 billion gallons (bg) for conventional renewable fuels like corn ethanol.  EPA’s proposed

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Ethanol and DDGS Continue U.S. Export Market Expansion in August

U.S. ethanol exports totaled 77.9 million gallons (mg) in August, up 12% from July according to government trade data released this morning and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Brazil

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Like Consumer Choice at the Pump? Don’t Back Blend Wall Bill

If legislation was introduced that would prevent the latest iPhone from being sold and instead require users to return to the days of big brick phones and other technology relics,

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Ethanol and DDGS Exports Jump in July

U.S. ethanol exports totaled 69.3 million gallons (mg) in July, a 49% jump over June shipments and the highest monthly total since April. Canada (19.9 mg), Brazil (15.2 mg), and

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Boom in Oil Production Causes Bust in Prairie Sod

As a longtime oil industry apologist, Mark Perry has mastered the art of whirling the spotlight away from the evils of our addiction to fossil fuels and retraining it on

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EPA Should Take Note of New DOE High Octane Fuels Research

For the past several years, the Department of Energy (DOE) has been quietly researching the benefits of ethanol-based High Octane Fuels (HOF), such as E25, E30 and E40. Now, some

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EPAct’s 11th Birthday is Something to Celebrate

On Monday, Aug. 8, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) celebrated its 11th anniversary. Not on a first name basis with acronyms? It’s the law that gave us the

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U.S. Swaps Ethanol with Brazil in June, as China Exits the Market

U.S. ethanol exports totaled 46.4 million gallons (mg) in June, down 17% from May and the lowest since July 2013. According to government trade data released this morning and analyzed

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Bloomberg Gets Duped by Anti-RFS Crowd

Here we go again. We didn’t think it could get much worse than the Associated Press hit piece on ethanol in late 2013. But an ethanol hatchet job by Bloomberg

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Ethanol Exports Fall to Nine-Month Low in May; China Drives U.S. DDGS Export Expansion

U.S. ethanol exports totaled 55.7 million gallons (mg) in May, a considerable 42% drop (40 mg) from April, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association

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