RFA to CARB: Ethanol Plays a Key Role in LCFS Success Story

WASHINGTON — Ethanol has played a key role in the success of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and is poised to make even greater contributions to the state’s climate

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Ethanol: The Evolution of an Industry

The ethanol industry has come a long way over the past four decades.  Discover why ethanol is important to the nation’s economy and security and how it is helping consumers.

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USDA Analysis Reaffirms Ethanol’s GHG Emissions Reduction Benefits

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued new analysis today on the lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of corn-based ethanol. The analysis, conducted by ICF, found that typical corn-based ethanol

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If the U.S. is Serious about the Paris Agreement, it Needs to Get Serious about Biofuels

Today the Paris Agreement on climate change enters into legal force, requiring 195 nations—including the U.S.—to collectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global temperature rise to no more than

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Ethanol Workshop in Mexico City Offers Information, Expertise to Local Industry

WASHINGTON — Mexican authorities considering how ethanol fits into their country’s energy mix heard from U.S. researchers about air quality, lung health and other quality of life benefits and from

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High Octane, Low Carbon Fuels Can Play Role in Compliance with Fuel Economy and GHG Standards, RFA Says

WASHINGTON — High octane, low carbon (HOLC) fuels can play an important role in helping automakers comply with increasingly stringent fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas emission standards in the

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Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico Releases Ethanol Blending Regulation

WASHINGTON — The Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico (CRE) published Monday their recently-passed fuel regulation (NOM-016-CRE-2016) in the Mexican federal register, allowing for the blending and sale of up to

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API-Funded Study Obscures Lifecycle Emission Benefits of Biofuels

WASHINGTON — Today, University of Michigan Energy Institute researchers, led by longtime biofuels critic Professor John DeCicco, released a study funded by the American Petroleum Institute (API) claiming biofuels do

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Bloomberg Gets Duped by Anti-RFS Crowd

Here we go again. We didn’t think it could get much worse than the Associated Press hit piece on ethanol in late 2013. But an ethanol hatchet job by Bloomberg

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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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