Washington State’s Proposed Clean Air Rule Ignores Biofuels’ Climate Benefits

WASHINGTON — Washington state’s proposed Clean Air Rule (CAR) fails to recognize the climate benefits associated with biofuels and in fact penalizes their use, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) told

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July 4 and Energy Independence Are More Linked Than You Realize

Did you know that there were 56 signers to the Declaration of Independence and John Hancock was the first one to sign (and the origination of the term “John Hancock”)?

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API Singing the Same Push Poll Tune

WASHINGTON — Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) unveiled new anti-ethanol results from a May Harris Poll. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen had the following response: “API,

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Crop-Based Biofuels Don’t Harm Food Supplies, New Report Finds

Updated at 11:42 a.m. EDT WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association is pleased with the findings from a report issued Tuesday that concluded biofuels from crops do not harm food

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Memorial Day Message: Ethanol a Key Player in Energy Security

WASHINGTON — For millions of Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. People will crowd the beaches, head to their local pool and fire up the grill,

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RFA: EPA’s Draft 2017 RFS Rule Relies on Illegal Interpretation of Waiver Authority

WASHINGTON — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2017. The agency proposed a total renewable fuel volume of

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Hope Springs Eternal for Ethanol in the Far East

Last month, coinciding with the start of spring, I traveled to Taichung City, Chinese Taipei to take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum’s conference on “Global Biofuel Trade

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In Glaring Omission, U.S. Excludes Biofuels from Climate Change Efforts

WASHINGTON — Today is Earth Day, where the world celebrates and demonstrates support for environmental protection. To coincide with Earth Day, a high-level ceremony will be held at the United

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RFA Analysis Shows Uptick in Number of Automakers Who Have Approved E15 for Use in New Vehicles

WASHINGTON — An analysis of 2016 model year (MY)  warranty statements and owner’s manuals conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) shows that auto manufacturers explicitly approve E15 (15 percent ethanol 85

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Report: Biofuels Contribution to GHG Emissions Offsets Significant

TORONTO — Today, at the World Climate Summit under way in Paris, France, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) in cooperation with (S&T)2 Consultants Inc., an internationally renowned energy and

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