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RFA-commissioned poll shows 62% of national voters support the RFS

RFA-commissioned poll shows 62% of national voters support the RFS

April 27, 2015 |

In Washington, Morning Consult conducted a national poll on behalf of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). The survey of 2,047 registered voters took place from April 5-7, 2015. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of ± 2%. The RFS garners broad, bipartisan support from Democrats (65%), Independents (61%) and Republicans (57%) alike. Nearly two […]

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Ethanol stocks hit 4 week high as 2015 sales lag 2% behind 2014

Ethanol stocks hit 4 week high as 2015 sales lag 2% behind 2014

April 26, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 930,000 barrels per day —or 39.06 million gallons daily. That is up 6,000 b/d from the week before, but still well below the year-to-date average of 951,000 b/d. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 935,000 b/d for […]

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Ethanol production hits 6 month low as gasoline demand hits 6 month high

Ethanol production hits 6 month low as gasoline demand hits 6 month high

April 20, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol production last week averaged 924,000 barrels per day, 38.81 million gallons daily, down 12,000 b/d from the week before and a 25 week low. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 941,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.43 billion gallons. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 374.4 million gallons […]

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Ethanol production and stocks drop slightly as gasoline demand stays high

Ethanol production and stocks drop slightly as gasoline demand stays high

April 13, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol production last week averaged 936,000 barrels per day, down 16,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 947,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.52 billion gallons. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production was 10.87%.Gasoline demand for the week averaged […]

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Corn growers and RFA CEOs send April Fools joke to Congress

Corn growers and RFA CEOs send April Fools joke to Congress

April 2, 2015 |

In Washington, the head of the National Corn Growers Association and the Renewable Fuels Association issued a joint letter to Congress urging the immediate reform of the RFS to reduce ethanol demand from the Midwest. But don’t worry, it was just a cleverly-written April Fools Day joke.

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RFA slams misleading statements on ethanol availability made by oil industry

RFA slams misleading statements on ethanol availability made by oil industry

April 1, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) sent a letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to set the record straight and counter misleading and inaccurate statements about ethanol availability and infrastructure made by the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) in a March 16 letter to the Committee. Bob Dinneen, president and […]

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RFA teams with ACE, Growth Energy and farmers against appropriations bill

RFA teams with ACE, Growth Energy and farmers against appropriations bill

March 30, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association, American Coalition for Ethanol, National Farmers Union, National Corn Growers Association and Growth Energy have written a letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr of the House of Representative’s subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Programs to express our strong opposition to the inclusion of language […]

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Iowa RFA happy with Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act to extend E15 approval

Iowa RFA happy with Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act to extend E15 approval

March 30, 2015 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) applauded Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for introducing S.889, the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act, that would extend the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 1 psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to E15, just as the Agency has done for E10, allowing E15 to […]

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RFA & others send appropriations letter for blender pump funding

RFA & others send appropriations letter for blender pump funding

March 30, 2015 |

In Washington, ethanol and agriculture industry groups came together last week to advocate for continued funding of U.S. blender pump initiatives and U.S. export promotion efforts in a letter to the House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Programs Committee on Appropriations. The letter countered a request led by Representatives Bob Goodlatte, Peter […]

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US Ethanol production continues on upward trend

US Ethanol production continues on upward trend

March 23, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol production for last week averaged 947,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 39.77 million gallons daily. That is up 3,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 942,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.44 billion gallons. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 388.9 million gallons daily. […]

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