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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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Farm groups and ethanol industry team up to ask Trump to finally approve year-round E15

Farm groups and ethanol industry team up to ask Trump to finally approve year-round E15

September 12, 2018 |

In Washington, in a letter to President Trump, the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, National Sorghum Producers, American Coalition for Ethanol, Growth Energy, and Renewable Fuels Association urged the administration to act immediately to restore the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and allow year-round sales of E15 […]

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President Trump says year-round E15 just around the corner

President Trump says year-round E15 just around the corner

July 30, 2018 |

In Washington, The Hill reports that President Trump told an agricultural event in Iowa this week that he is very close to approving year-round E15 sales, indicating that the “complex process” is what is hoping up the policy change. Last week the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency indicated that E15 was on its […]

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