Tweet In Luxembourg, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy filed a complaint with the EY General Court in Luxembourg challenging the European Union’s decision to impose a 9.6 percent antidumping duty on all ethanol imported from the United States. The complaint outlines 10 specific violations of one established trade law committed by the [...]
Tweet In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced Dawn Schueller Moore as head of communications. Moore previously served as Sen. Herb Kohl’s (D-WI) press secretary.
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Tweet In Washington, there’s a political rift opening up between the Renewable Fuels Association and the Advanced Biofuels Association because the latter thinks the former is encroaching on its turf by trying to get the EPA to limit the advanced biofuels quota in an attempt to reduce Brazilian ethanol imports. The National Biodiesel Board is [...]
Tweet In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has submitted comments in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) notice of proposed rulemaking regarding 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) required volumes which includes a request that the cellulosic mandate be revised to reflect current expected production volumes. It has also requested that the advanced [...]
Tweet Bzzzzzzz! The DC Electric Squawk-Box is working overtime on energy issues. Here’s a 60-Second Guide to a long week of Washington screeds — and opportunities for you, the stakeholder, to respond. This week in Washington, it has been one for the record books, emailwise and biofuelswise. Reams and reams of emails attest to the [...]
Tweet In Nebraska, Renewable Fuels Association president Bob Dineen says that boosting to an E15 mandate rather than E10 would provide an additional 6 or 7 billion gallons of ethanol demand, well beyond the 2 billion gallons that are currently idled while leaving plenty of room for advanced biofuels. The NEDAK ethanol plant in Atkinson [...]
Tweet In Canada, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association has launched a new committee focused on promoting advanced biofuels. The new committee and its members represent leaders in advanced biofuels with their cutting edge technologies and first-of-kind projects. The inaugural members of the committee are Enerkem, Inbicon and Mascoma.
Tweet Is ConocoPhillips unlawfully attempting to limit competition in the fuels marketplace? We’ll find out soon. In Florida, Biofuels Digest filed an antitrust violation complaint against ConocoPhillips with the US Department of Justice, regarding alleged activities in Lawrence, Kansas. According to material received by the Digest, ConocoPhillips’ activities may be in violation of the Sherman [...]
Tweet In Washington, according to EIA data, ethanol production averaged 797,000 barrels per day (b/d) — or 33.47 million gallons daily. That is down 8,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 803,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 12.31 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood at 18.7 million [...]