AEC Asks White House for Faster Resolution of Advanced Biofuel Pathways

WASHINGTON — The Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) sent a letter to the White House today expressing concern about ongoing delays in the approval process for advanced biofuel pathways pursuant to

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“40 Facts About Ethanol” is a quick and entertaining overview of the American ethanol industry. Learn more about the growth of the ethanol industry over time, ethanol’s success in lowering

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ZeaChem Begins Production of Cellulosic Chemicals and Ethanol, Advances Toward Commercialization

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — ZeaChem Inc., developer of highly-efficient biorefineries, today announced that it has produced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol at its 250,000 gallons per year (GPY) biorefinery in Boardman,

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Joint Statement: Advanced Biofuel Organizations Set Record Straight on API’s Latest RFS Distortions

WASHINGTON — The American Petroleum Institute (API) is once again misleading Congress and the general public about the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS); this time, as it pertains to a January

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2013 RFS Targets For Cellulosic Biofuels On Target, Cellulosic Biofuels Coming Online

WASHINGTON — In response to the release today of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume standards for 2013, Brooke Coleman, executive director of the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) released the

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RFA on 2013 RFS Proposal: Program Working, But Imports a Concern

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released its long-awaited proposed rule for 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumetric requirements. The proposal waives the cellulosic biofuel requirement from one

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Joint Statement:  Biofuels Producers React To Mixed D.C. Circuit Decision

WASHINGTON — The D.C. Circuit issued a narrow, but mixed decision today, vacating the 2012 cellulosic biofuel standard and affirming the 2012 advanced biofuel standard.  Reacting to that decision, leading

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RFA Comment on Extension of Cellulosic and Other Tax Credits

WASHINGTON — Commenting on passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which included extension of three key ethanol related tax credits, Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the

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Clariant Latest Advanced Ethanol Leader to Join the AEC

Washington – The Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) is pleased to welcome Clariant as a new member.  Clariant Corporation is a global specialty chemicals company headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland with operations

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Biofuel Groups Intervene to Defend EPA’s Advanced and Cellulosic Biofuel Targets

Washington – Seven biofuel organizations today filed an intervenors brief in the American Petroleum Institute case against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the 2012 cellulosic and advanced biofuel requirements under

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