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EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard:  Testimony of Steve Murphy, GM, POET Biorefining-Laddonia & POET Biorefining – Macon

EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Steve Murphy, GM, POET Biorefining-Laddonia & POET Biorefining – Macon

June 25, 2015 |

Good afternoon, My name is Steve Murphy and I am the General Manager for two POET Biorefining plants. One is located in Laddonia, Missouri and the other in Macon, MO. These are 2 of the 27 POET plants in the country. Between these two plants we have 90 full-time employees who together worked to produce […]

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EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard:  Testimony of Brian Jennings, EVP, American Coalition for Ethanol

EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard:  Testimony of Brian Jennings, EVP, American Coalition for Ethanol

June 25, 2015 |

Thank you, my name is Brian Jennings, and I’m the Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol. I’m pleased to report that more than 100 people representing ACE member companies will testify at today’s hearing, as well as several retailers who are overcoming the E10 blend wall by offering E15 and flex fuels […]

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EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Randy Doyal, CEO, Al-Corn Clean Fuel

EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Randy Doyal, CEO, Al-Corn Clean Fuel

June 25, 2015 |

My name is Randy Doyal and I am the CEO of Al-Corn Clean Fuel, a farmer-owned corn ethanol facility in Claremont, Minnesota, that produces 50 million gallons of fuel ethanol per year. I also currently serve as the Chairman of the Renewable Fuels Association. Al-Corn Clean Fuel was founded as a cooperative in 1994 by […]

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EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Geoff Cooper, Senior Vice President at the Renewable Fuels Association

EPA hearings on Renewable Fuel Standard: Testimony of Geoff Cooper, Senior Vice President at the Renewable Fuels Association

June 25, 2015 |

Good morning, my name is Geoff Cooper and I am representing the Renewable Fuels Association. By any measure, the RFS has been a tremendous success. It has stimulated growth in biofuel production, revitalized rural economies, reduced GHG emissions, and lowered pump prices. And, the RFS has reduced petroleum consumption and introduced competition into the fuel […]

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RFS supporters lead crowded GOP field of presidential candidates: Iowa poll

RFS supporters lead crowded GOP field of presidential candidates: Iowa poll

June 21, 2015 |

In Iowa, Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today released the findings of the latest and largest poll of likely Iowa Republican caucus-goers on their presidential candidate preference. The poll, conducted by Advantage, Inc., is by far the largest sample of likely Republican caucus-goers in a public poll this year, and allowed voters to choose from […]

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In Key Swing State, 57% of Voters Less Likely to Support RFS Opponent

In Key Swing State, 57% of Voters Less Likely to Support RFS Opponent

June 21, 2015 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today released results of a new poll showing that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and renewable fuels will be key issues for Iowans in the 2016 general election. The poll, conducted by The Tarrance Group, shows “Iowa voters have an exceptionally favorable view of ethanol, with 72 […]

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee goes after RFS

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee goes after RFS

June 18, 2015 |

In Washington, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s regulatory affairs subcommittee is looking at how the RFS can be reformed or repealed after repeated attempts to balance policy with supply availabilities. EPA assistant administrator Janet McCabe testified in front of the committee Thursday in what some see as a win for the anti-RFS […]

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Louisiana Senator introduces bill to repeal the RFS

Louisiana Senator introduces bill to repeal the RFS

June 17, 2015 |

In Washington, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R. La.) has introduced a bill that would completely repeal the RFS. He uses the food vs fuel argument and higher prices at the pump due to ethanol as his main arguments for the bill. American Energy Alliance, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, American Sportfishing Association, Milk Producers Council and […]

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Corn ethanol D6 RINs crumble to 13-month lows on pressure from RFS

Corn ethanol D6 RINs crumble to 13-month lows on pressure from RFS

June 4, 2015 |

In Illinois, corn ethanol D6 RIN prices have touched a 13-month low as the free fall worsened following the EPA’s lower-than-hoped RFS quotas through 2016, leaving roughly 1.8 billion carryover RINs on the market. On Tuesday they were just 40.5 cents, down 32% since the RFS announcement last Thursday and down 46% on the month.

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Ag secretary sticks up for Obama in post-RFS fall out

Ag secretary sticks up for Obama in post-RFS fall out

June 3, 2015 |

In Washington, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has come out fighting on behalf of President Obama, saying that the president hasn’t lost faith in the ethanol industry and continues to support biofuels overall, demonstrated by the recent $100 million fund set up to boost the number of blender pumps available around the country.

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