Tenth Circuit Court Strikes Down EPA Small Refinery Exemptions

In a decision that is expected to broadly impact the Environmental Protection Agency’s approach to granting small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, the U.S. Court of Appeals

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RFA Mourns Industry Pioneer Raymond Defenbaugh

The Renewable Fuels Association mourns the loss this week of longtime board member Raymond Defenbaugh, who was a founding member, president, CEO, and chairman of Big River Resources, with facilities

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RFA’s Cooper Offers Outlook for Ethanol’s Future at Iowa Summit

As the keynote speaker at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit today, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper shared four ethanol predictions for the new decade and recapped the

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RFA Lauds Senate Passage of USMCA

The Renewable Fuels Association today thanked the U.S. Senate for passing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a crucial trade pact that will benefit U.S.  ethanol producers and rural economies across

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RFA Hails First Phase of U.S.–China Trade Agreement

With today’s signing of the first part of the new U.S.–China trade agreement, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper released the following statement. “We are very optimistic about

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RFA 2020 Safety Webinar Series Kicks Off

The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER, is hosting a free ethanol safety “Train the Trainer” webinar on Tuesday, January 14, for ethanol emergency response teams. This will be

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As Iran Crisis Drives Oil Prices Higher, Ethanol Delivers Relief at the Pump

Tensions in the Middle East have inflamed global oil markets, sending Brent crude oil futures over $70 per barrel and pushing U.S. gasoline futures to a nine-month high. Analysts expect

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RFA Congratulates Badger State Ethanol on Billion-Gallon Breakthrough

The Renewable Fuels Association today congratulated member company Badger State Ethanol, which recently produced its one-billionth gallon of ethanol.  The dry-mill ethanol plant in Monroe, Wisc., began production in October

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RFA Applauds House Approval of USMCA

The Renewable Fuels Association today lauded a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives approving the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a crucial trade pact that will benefit U.S.  ethanol producers

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RFA: EPA Rule Won’t Prevent Further RFS Erosion by Waivers

The Renewable Fuels Association today expressed disappointment in the Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule for 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard blending requirements, arguing that the rule opens the door for small

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