RFA Commends DOT for Setting Rule that Enhances Rail Safety While Prioritizing Crude Oil Retrofits

WASHINGTON — Today, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) released a final rule that requires a phase out or retrofit of all DOT-111 railcars transporting crude oil and ethanol

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RFA Chief Unveils Detailed 10-Point Industry Plan in Annual State of the Industry Address

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Today, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen discussed a 10-point plan for the future of the ethanol industry during his annual State of the

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WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) once again put safety first as it shared a plethora of ethanol safety training resources with Transport Canada’s Emergency Response Action Plan (ERAP)

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The Benefits Do Not Outweigh the Cost

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) submitted its comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation last night in response to the proposed rulemaking on rail tank car standards. Bob

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Rail Congestion Must Get Resolved — Without Favoring Bakken Crude

WASHINGTON — Today, Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, submitted written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, which held a hearing

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RFA Stresses Difference Between Ethanol and Crude Oil

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released a new tank car proposal that seeks to enhance the safe transportation of hazardous materials, including ethanol and crude

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Tank Car Loading and Unloading

This video contains information for plant personnel and customers to eliminate non-accident releases.

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RFA Committed to Rail Safety, Says Priority One is Keeping Trains on the Tracks

WASHINGTON — Today, Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), testified before the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) forum on Rail Safety: Transportation of Crude Oil

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Rail Congestion is the Root of the Problem – RFA Testifies Before Surface Transportation Board

WASHINGTON — Today, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) testified at a Surface Transportation Board (STB) public hearing in Washington, D.C. explaining that crude oil from the Bakken has reduced the

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Oil-Induced Rail Chaos Driving Up Consumer Costs for Gasoline and Other Goods

WASHINGTON — Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), today sent a list of questions regarding the “abject failure of the rail system to adequately address

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