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Trump’s EPA looked other way for E15 environmental reviews

Trump’s EPA looked other way for E15 environmental reviews

March 27, 2019 |

In Washington, Bloomberg reports that the Trump Administration quickly wound up research into the viability of year-round E15 sales after the president promised last summer that the fuel would be approved in time for the 2019 summer driving season. The Environmental Protection Agency backed away from doing an environmental impact assessment of the proposed policy […]

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Concerns that Trump’s relationship with Argentine president behind biodiesel tariff review

Concerns that Trump’s relationship with Argentine president behind biodiesel tariff review

January 22, 2019 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that there are concerns by some in the biodiesel industry that President Trump has chosen his decades-long relationship with the Argentine president over the good of the biodiesel industry by agreeing to review anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine imports. The Commerce Department says the review, although uncommon, has precedent and the changes […]

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Trade Associations Ask Trump to Ensure Rigorous Review of Argentine Biodiesel Import Duties

Trade Associations Ask Trump to Ensure Rigorous Review of Argentine Biodiesel Import Duties

December 2, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., three trade groups wrote President Donald Trump to express concern that the U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated “changed circumstances” reviews of U.S. trade duties on Argentine biodiesel companies. The National Biodiesel Board, the American Soybean Association, and the National Renderers Association urged the president to ensure that Commerce undertake a rigorous, […]

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Trade groups write Trump expressing concerns over Commerce’s changed views on biodiesel imports

Trade groups write Trump expressing concerns over Commerce’s changed views on biodiesel imports

November 28, 2018 |

In Washington, three trade groups wrote President Donald Trump to express concern that the U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated ‘changed circumstances’ reviews of U.S. trade duties on Argentine biodiesel companies. The National Biodiesel Board, the American Soybean Association, and the National Renderers Association urged the president to ensure that Commerce undertake a rigorous, comprehensive […]

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Ethanol industry hit hard by Trump’s Chinese trade war

Ethanol industry hit hard by Trump’s Chinese trade war

November 12, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the ethanol industry is suffering heavily from the Trump Administration’s trade war with China as demonstrated by a number of quarterly filings by ethanol companies last week. Without China to buy 200 million gallons of ethanol, trade that has dried up due to the ongoing trade war, the US market […]

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Renewable fuels industry (mostly) applauds Trump move on year-round E15

Renewable fuels industry (mostly) applauds Trump move on year-round E15

October 9, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that President Trump announced plans to move ahead with year-round E15 sales during a closed door meeting with Senators ahead of his trip to Iowa later in the day. Currently, retailers throughout most of the country are prohibited from offering E15 to drivers during the summer months, costing consumers an opportunity […]

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President Trump could announce year-round E15 on Tuesday

President Trump could announce year-round E15 on Tuesday

October 8, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that President Trump plans to announce year-round E15 in Washington Tuesday around 3pm before heading on his trip to Iowa. Even a day before the announcement, it was still unclear if the White House would set out the policy for lifting restrictions on summer time E15 sales or if it would […]

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Trump could make E15 announcement at Tuesday Iowa campaign event

Trump could make E15 announcement at Tuesday Iowa campaign event

October 6, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., Bloomberg sources say that President Trump may make Iowa voters very happy on Tuesday with the possible announcement at a campaign event near Council Bluffs, Iowa, of year-round sales of E15. The discussions come amid two sides pulling at the Trump administration – biofuel producers, farmers and Midwest politicians who are pushing […]

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Trump to visit Iowa next week to announce year-round E15

Trump to visit Iowa next week to announce year-round E15

October 2, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that President Trump is set to visit Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Oct. 9 where after months of promising to implement year-round  E15 he is expected to announce the policy will finally go through. The expectation is that approving the policy now will help Midwestern senators in tight races keep their seats […]

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Trump to promise new biofuel blend policy to corn belt states

Trump to promise new biofuel blend policy to corn belt states

September 27, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., President Trump is likely to announce a new policy soon to allow more ethanol blended gasoline to be sold year-round, according to E&E News sources. Corn and biofuel advocates have been pushing for the allowance of gasoline retailers to sell E15 during the summer months, when fuel demand is at its highest. […]

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