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RFA launches ad campaign targeting EPA administrator while in Iowa

RFA launches ad campaign targeting EPA administrator while in Iowa

August 14, 2018 |

In Washington, coinciding with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s visit to Iowa this week, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is launching a week-long ad campaign in the state, urging the agency to follow the direction of President Trump by maintaining a strong Renewable Fuel Standard and approving year-round access to 15% ethanol (E15) blends. These actions […]

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Ethanol production almost breaks industry record

Ethanol production almost breaks industry record

August 11, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production rebounded to an average of 1.100 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 46.20 million gallons daily, ballooning 35,000 b/d from the week before, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. This marks the second-highest weekly volume produced by the industry, coming in at just 8,000 b/d […]

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U.S. ethanol exports on pace to shatter record

U.S. ethanol exports on pace to shatter record

August 5, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., government data released on Friday shows that U.S. ethanol exports through June stood at 927.7 million gallons (mg), up 33 percent from the first half of 2017 and on pace to shatter last year’s record of 1.38 billion gallons (bg). According to the Renewable Fuels Association, robust export markets are more important […]

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Iowa Renewable Fuels Association launches speakers bureau online

Iowa Renewable Fuels Association launches speakers bureau online

August 2, 2018 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association announced the launch of a resource designed to make finding Iowa’s biodiesel experts easier than a Google search. The Iowa Biodiesel Speakers Bureau is now live on the IRFA website. It is a collection of biodiesel experts from across the state who share the goal of educating Iowans […]

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Scott Richman Joins RFA as Chief Economist

Scott Richman Joins RFA as Chief Economist

July 29, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., Scott Richman is joining the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) in early August as its chief economist and will lead the development and execution of a wide range of research and analysis initiatives to support the RFA’s mission and objectives. Most recently, Richman served as senior vice president and co-head of North America […]

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House Energy and Commerce Committee talks RINs

House Energy and Commerce Committee talks RINs

July 26, 2018 |

In Washington, the House Energy and Commerce Committee held its fifth hearing on the Renewable Fuels Standard on Wednesday, focusing this time on educating members about RINs. The chairman of the committee said many of the members don’t understand RINs, so wanted an educational meeting to get them up to speed due to the importance […]

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Ethanol production rebounds from last week

Ethanol production rebounds from last week

July 22, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production rebounded to an average of 1.064 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.69 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. That is a 32,000 b/d (3.0%) upturn from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production remained firm at 1.059 million b/d […]

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RFA announces VP will take over for long-time CEO Dinneen in October

RFA announces VP will take over for long-time CEO Dinneen in October

July 18, 2018 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) made an announcement that marks the beginning of a new era for the ethanol industry’s leading trade association.  Executive Vice President Geoff Cooper will assume the position of president and CEO in October 2018, while current President and CEO Bob Dinneen will transition into the role of RFA’s […]

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Ethanol production decreases for first time in 4 weeks

Ethanol production decreases for first time in 4 weeks

July 14, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.033 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.39 million gallons daily, as output thinned by 5,000 b/d from the prior week, according to government data released this morning and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. That is a 34,000 b/d reduction from the previous week and a 7-week low. The […]

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Ethanol production thins out after 26 week high

Ethanol production thins out after 26 week high

July 8, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.067 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.81 million gallons daily, as output thinned by 5,000 b/d from the prior week, according to government data released this morning and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production increased to a 26-week high of 1.064 million b/d […]

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