RFA Applauds Senate Bill Focusing on Small Refiner Exemptions from RFS

WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the RFS Integrity Act of 2019.  The bill sets a June 1 deadline for small refiners to submit

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Small Refiner Exemptions: It’s Time to Name Names

Despite the mounting public outcry for greater transparency (including this letter sent today by Sen. Tammy Duckworth), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still refuses to disclose the names of the

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RFA Statement on Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD) introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019. The bill would require refineries seeking an exemption

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New Study: Renewable Fuel Standard Saves Consumers 22 Cents on Every Gallon of Gas

ST. LOUIS—The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has lowered gas prices by an average of 22 cents per gallon in recent years and saved the typical American household $250 annually, according

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New EIA Data Confirms Ethanol Demand Destruction in 2018

  Total Ethanol Consumption and Average Blend Rate Both Saw Year-Over-Year Declines Data released today by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveals the extensive damage to 2018 ethanol demand that

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RFA Statement on Senate Confirmation of EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Today, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be the 14th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper had

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New Study: RFS2 Has Reduced GHG Emissions by 600 Million Metric Tons, Beating EPA Expectations

A new study released today finds that the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) has been a tremendous success in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with nearly 600 million metric tons

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