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EPA Releases Proposed Biofuel Volume Standards for 2018

EPA Releases Proposed Biofuel Volume Standards for 2018

July 8, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, the EPA released its first Renewable Fuel Standard proposal under the Trump Administration with numbers up for ethanol with a 15 billion gallon cap for 2018, but biodiesel staying the same at 2.1 billion gallons for 2019. Total advanced biofuels amount was slightly lowered for 2018 at 4.24 billion gallons (down from […]

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DOE announces Bioenergy 2015 conference for June 23-24

DOE announces Bioenergy 2015 conference for June 23-24

March 30, 2015 |

In Washington, the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office issued a “save the date” announce for Bioenergy 2015, in Washington DC June 23-24. “Hear directly from White House leadership, top government agency officials, members of Congress, industry movers and shakers, and national laboratory and academic researchers operating at the cutting edge of the bioeconomy,” the […]

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Appeals court throws out oil industry’s attempt to thwart E15—again

Appeals court throws out oil industry’s attempt to thwart E15—again

January 15, 2013 |

In Washington DC, the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled against the oil industry’s and other’s attempts to block the implementation of E15. The opponents had already seen the case thrown out for not demonstrating how they were effected by E15 and the appeals court again dismissed the case.

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House approves NDAA bill 315-107

House approves NDAA bill 315-107

December 24, 2012 |

In Washington, the House has approved the NDAA in a 315-107 vote, with provisions to allow the Pentagon to continue its work with biofuels. The Senate must approve the $633 billion bill when they return, sometime after Dec. 27. Earlier this year, the House had attempted to block the biofuels strategy by disallowing the purchase […]

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ACE survey shows bipartisan support for RFS

ACE survey shows bipartisan support for RFS

October 3, 2012 |

In Washington, D.C., the American Coalition for Ethanol sent a two-question survey to several U.S. Senate or House of Representative candidates in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota. The survey asked candidates whether they supported the renewable fuel standard and any potential future cellulosic biofuel tax incentives. ACE reported survey results as […]

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Renewable Fuels Agency elects new chairman and board members

Renewable Fuels Agency elects new chairman and board members

October 2, 2012 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association has elected a new chairman and members of the board of directors. The new chairman, Neill McKinstray, is president of the ethanol group at The Andersons Inc., a company with four ethanol plants in Michigan, Indiana, Iowa and Ohio. Randall Doyal, CEO of Al-Corn Clean Fuel will serve […]

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Challenge against the Renewable Fuels Standard shut down in D.C.'s District Court of Appeals

Challenge against the Renewable Fuels Standard shut down in D.C.'s District Court of Appeals

[ 0 ] December 22, 2010 |

In Washington, in a unanimous opinion, the District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the petition by National Petrochemical Refiners Association and the American Petroleum Institute challenging the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS2) was denied in full. Joining in the decision were Circuit Judges Ginsburg and Garland. “The NBB is obviously pleased with the […]

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