New Study: RIN Price Cap for E15 RVP Waiver “Deal” Would Cut Ethanol Consumption and Trounce Corn Prices

WASHINGTON — Any action to artificially cap Renewable Identification Number (RIN) prices in exchange for an RVP waiver allowing year-round sale of E15 would be a bad deal for rural

Share
Harvard Professor: RVP Parity for E15 is Quickest Route to Lower RIN Prices

WASHINGTON – Oil refiners and their champions in Congress continue to propose misguided “reforms” to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) intended to reduce the price of RINs (Renewable Identification Number

Share
RFA Analysis: Automakers Approve E15 in Nearly 90% of New 2018 Vehicles

WASHINGTON– Nearly 90 percent of new 2018 model year (MY) vehicles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use 15 percent ethanol blends (E15), according to the results of an annual

Share
Early End to Summer E15 RVP Limit in Many States Helped Offset Supply Shortfall, Limit Price Spikes

WASHINGTON – In a typical September, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) onerous summer restriction on selling 15% ethanol blends (E15) would end this weekend. But with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Share
AMA Crying Wolf Again on Ethanol

WASHINGTON – Each day I wake up to someone predicting ethanol will do something negative in the future. When it doesn’t happen, they get a free pass, allowing them to

Share
RFA: Full Potential of Fuel Regulations Waiver Should Include Relaxing Additional Restrictions on Sale of E15

WASHINGTON -In a letter today to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Renewable Fuels Association thanked the agency for its Aug. 30 waiver in 12 states and the District of Columbia

Share
Celebrating Five Years of E15 in the Marketplace

WASHINGTON – Five years ago this week, 15% ethanol (E15) blends debuted in the marketplace, offering consumers a new lower-cost, higher-octane fuel option at the pump. On July 10, 2012, Kansas

Share
RFA Urges Senate Committee to ‘Expeditiously’ Pass E15 RVP Waiver

WASHINGTON- In a letter to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-Del.) today, the Renewable Fuels Association urged the committee to “expeditiously” pass legislation

Share
‘Nonsensical’ Barrier Limiting Consumer Access to E15 Begins Today

WASHINGTON- Today marks the official beginning of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “summer ozone control season,” which essentially prohibits  retail gas stations from selling E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol) in more

Share