Continued Abuse of Small Refiner Waivers Renders Proposed 2019 RFS Volumes ‘Meaningless,’ RFA Tells EPA

WASHINGTON– In comments submitted today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) said it is “greatly

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‘It’s Time for EPA to Support Iowa Farmers,’ RFA Says in New Ad Campaign

WASHINGTON– Coinciding with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s visit to Iowa this week, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is launching a week-long ad campaign in the state, urging the agency to follow

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RFA Tells Lawmakers: ‘EPA Must Allow RIN Markets to Work’

RFA Tells Lawmakers: ‘EPA Must Allow RIN Markets to Work’ WASHINGTON– The most effective way to reduce the prices American consumers are paying at the pump is to let Renewable

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EPA’s 2019 RFS Proposal Missing an Opportunity to Set Things Right with America’s Farmers, Ethanol Producers

WASHINGTON–  The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) implored the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today to use the 2019 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) rulemaking process to fix the extensive damage done to the

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RFA Statement on Resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

WASHINGTON–This afternoon, President Trump announced the resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen had the following statement: “For the past year, Scott Pruitt

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Pruitt Shows His Anti-Ethanol Stripes, Again

WASHINGTON — By failing to remedy the harm done by Administrator Scott Pruitt’s recent actions on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), today’s proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for

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Scott Pruitt’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Ethanol Tour

Scott Pruitt’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Ethanol Tour It all started last weekend when word of his visit started to leak out and the ethanol and agriculture community began

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Farm and Biofuel Coalition Demands that EPA Account for Lost Volumes Due to Secretive, Retroactive Small Refinery Exemptions

WASHINGTON — Today a coalition of biofuel and agriculture groups petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to change its regulations to account for lost volumes of renewable fuel resulting from

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More Evidence of EPA-Induced Ethanol Demand Destruction

In mid-April, we took an initial look at the impacts on the ethanol market of the secretive small refiner exemptions from 2017 RFS compliance that EPA was said to be

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Ethanol Coalition Files Suit Against EPA’s Secretive Small Refinery Exemptions

While Investors Reaped Millions, Three ‘Small’ Refineries Claimed They Could not Afford to Comply with Renewable Fuel Obligations WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American

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