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 May 29, 2018 – The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers

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Demand Destruction Part 2? Allowing Exports to Count Toward RFS Compliance

It is being reported that Tuesday’s White House meeting on the RFS resulted in agreement on allowing E15 to be sold year-round and abandoning the idea of a price cap

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This is “Economic Hardship”?

Just weeks after the news broke that EPA has secretly handed out dozens of RFS compliance exemptions to “small refineries” on the grounds of so-called “disproportionate economic hardship,” many oil

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RFA Statement on White House Meeting on RFS

WASHINGTON — This morning, President Trump convened a meeting at the White House with Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), for yet

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EPA Data Shows Small Refiner Waivers Have Lowered 2016, 2017 RFS Blending Obligations by 1.6 Billion Gallons

WASHINGTON — EPA’s recent actions in exempting small refineries from their Renewable Fuel Standard blending obligations for 2016 and 2017 have effectively lowered the volumetric obligations by at least 1.6

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