Ethanol Industry Workers, Veterans Ask Trump To Support RFS

WASHINGTON — Plant managers, general managers, and CEOs from 150 biofuel production facilities, including nearly every Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) producer member, sent a letter to President Trump today, urging

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RFA Statement on White House Meeting to Discuss the RFS

WASHINGTON — This afternoon, President Trump, several members of his cabinet, and a handful of senators met with a number of ethanol and oil industry stakeholders, including RFA members, to

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University of Illinois Analysis: 10-Cent RIN Price Cap Would be ‘Catastrophic’ for Renewable Fuels

WASHINGTON — A new analysis issued by University of Illinois economist Scott Irwin finds that the impact of a 10-cent cap on RIN prices, as proposed by Texas Sen. Ted

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Analysis: RIN Prices of ‘Just a Few Cents’ are Coming—Without Changes to RFS

WASHINGTON — A new analysis from the University of Illinois shows that the conditions that caused high conventional biofuel (D6) RIN prices are changing rapidly and that “…it is not

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DOE Data Show 31 States Broke Through So-Called ‘Blend Wall’ in 2016

WASHINGTON – Data released today by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that gasoline consumed in 31 states (including the District of Columbia) contained more than 10.0 percent ethanol

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RFA to EPA: Lack of Transparency Around Small Refiner Exemptions Threatens to Undermine Integrity of RFS

WASHINGTON – There is a troubling “lack of transparency” in EPA’s management of the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) small refinery exemption provisions, according to a letter sent this week to

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RFA Analysis Finds ‘Tremendous Progress’ Made Toward Meeting Energy, Environmental, Economic Goals of RFS2

WASHINGTON – Ten years ago today, Dec. 19, President George W. Bush signed into law the Energy Independence and Security Act, greatly expanding the scope and impact of the Renewable

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RFA Statement on Texas Governor RFS Waiver Request

WASHINGTON – In a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Friday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) asked the agency to waive Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs)

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Final 2018 RVO Represents ‘Marked Improvement’ Over Proposal

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released today its final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2018. The agency finalized a total renewable fuel volume of

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Record Corn Yield Underscores RFS Success

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its average corn yield estimate to 175.4 bushels per acre, which if holds, would be a new record. The November World

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