RFA Celebrates Earth Day 2017

This Saturday marks the 48th celebration of Earth Day. Inspired by the vision of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day continues to demonstrate our support for environmental protection

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USDA County-Level Data Dispute New NWF Study

If you were going to build a timber mill, would you put it in the middle of a desert, far away from the trees? If you were going into the

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EPAct’s 11th Birthday is Something to Celebrate

On Monday, Aug. 8, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) celebrated its 11th anniversary. Not on a first name basis with acronyms? It’s the law that gave us the

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RFA Report Notes 28 COP21 Countries Relying on Biofuels for Carbon Reduction: U.S. Does Not. Huh?

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) released a report today pointing out that, while nearly 30 countries attending December’s climate talks in Paris have submitted action plans that call for using

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Pope Francis Brings his Message of Change to America

“What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us?” asked Pope Francis back in May in his environmental encyclical. It is a question every

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Why I Chose to Buy a Flex-Fuel Vehicle

By Steve Riggs, Kentucky State Representative (D) for the 31st district. In the past, when I bought a vehicle, I went through the same checklist most of us have.  I

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Celebrating a Decade of Success: The RFS Turns 10!

WASHINGTON — This Saturday marks 10 years since the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) containing the original Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was signed into law by President George W.

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World Resources Institute Wrong About Biofuels Impact on Land Use and the Environment

TORONTO — Today, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) criticized a new report by World Resources Institute (WRI) for its false data on the environmental and land use impacts of

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Debunking Searchinger’s Doomsday Theories…Again

A new paper written for World Resources Institute (WRI) by Timothy Searchinger and Ralph Heimlich falsely claims that expansion of crop- and forestry-based bioenergy will exacerbate climate change and global

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