Senate Ethanol Debate: Peeling Away the Onion

If there is one thing for certain in Washington, it is that nothing is ever as it seems. That has certainly been the case this week with three votes on

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EPA Details Legal Avenues for E15 Sales Today

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted a partial waiver for the use of E15 (15% ethanol/85% gasoline) in cars, pickups and SUVs from model year 2001 and newer. 

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Nebraska Takes Important Step to Increasing Ethanol Use

Recognizing the efficacy and safety of 10 percent ethanol blends (E10), Nebraska State Senator Mark Christensen is championing a bill that would lift the state requirement for gas pumps offering

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RFA President Addresses Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen today is addressing the gathering of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association in Des Moines, Iowa.  Dinneen is joining Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, former House

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RFA Proposes Alternative E15 Label to EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed label for E15 (15% ethanol/85% gasoline) “will do little, if anything, to promote the successful introduction of a new fuel to the marketplace”

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It is true that watching a bill being crafted is a bit like sausage making.  For America’s ethanol industry that was facing potential job losses and America’s consumers who were

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Gov. Schwarzenegger & Propel Fuels Celebrate Grand Opening of Alt. Fuel Station in San Jose

Yesterday, Propel Fuels along with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger celebrated the grand opening of a new alternative fuels station in San Jose, CA, that is now serving E85 and biodiesel.

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Following Secretary Vilsack’s speech at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 21, he took a road trip down to the Southeastern region of the country to visit

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3 Questions DOE and Congress Must Answer About the Renewable Energy Loan Guarantee Program

Since its creation, the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Loan Guarantee Program (as established by the 2005 energy bill) has been defined by inaction and obstruction and is largely seen

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Congress, Ethanol Industry Ask Similar Questions of EPA re: E15

Expanding beyond E10 is essential if the goals of the Renewable Fuels Standard as passed by Congress are to be successful.  Providing for the use of E15 blends is a

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