Tag: rvo

Fuels America, API unleash media campaigns with opposing ads over EPA RVOs

Fuels America, API unleash media campaigns with opposing ads over EPA RVOs

September 12, 2014 |

In Washington, Fuels America and the American Petroleum Insitute (API) have released ads targeting the White House’s decision on the RFS volume obligations. API’s ad is a TV stop, while Fuels America’s campaign will run a full-page USA Today ad from September 19-21. According to Domestic Fuel, API’s Bob Greco says they launched their campaign […]

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Sen. Durbin, ethanol companies join in efforts to halt EPA’s RVO cuts

Sen. Durbin, ethanol companies join in efforts to halt EPA’s RVO cuts

September 10, 2014 |

In Illinois, US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), urging the OMB to thoroughly review the EPA’s proposal to reduce Renewable Fuels Standard RVO requirements. “The Administration’s proposed change to the Renewable Fuel Standard seriously missed the mark,” Durbin said. “As written, it would not […]

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2014 US Renewable Fuel volume decision looms, as EPA hands off to OMB

2014 US Renewable Fuel volume decision looms, as EPA hands off to OMB

August 24, 2014 |

The critical 2014 RVO number begins its trek towards final publication. Will the Obama Administration stand by the Renewable Fuel Standard, or knuckle under to petroleum interests? In Washington, word filtered out from the Environmental Protection Agency that the 2014 RVO has moved to the Office of Management and Budget for review. Let’s first review […]

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Defusing the cellulosic bomb inside the Renewable Fuel Standard

Defusing the cellulosic bomb inside the Renewable Fuel Standard

May 27, 2014 |

Thought the 2014 volume debate over the Renewable Fuel Standard was tough enough? What about the ticking bomb inside the RFS — that could completely flat-line the value of cellulosic RINs and make it near impossible to build cellulosic biofuels capacity for the US market, ever? Good news, though. This UXB, though deadly, may be […]

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AEC, BIO, and 33 member companies send letter to Obama on 2014 RVO rule

AEC, BIO, and 33 member companies send letter to Obama on 2014 RVO rule

May 19, 2014 |

In Washington, 33 advanced biofuels companies sent a letter to President Obama to express the industry’s concern about the proposed RVO rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard. Coordinated by the Advanced Ethanol Council and the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the letter asserts that “Given that more than 90 percent of future blending obligations under the […]

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