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Ethanol weekly production up 1.6%, but still down compared to same week in 2019

Ethanol weekly production up 1.6%, but still down compared to same week in 2019

July 12, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production increased 1.6%, or 14,000 barrels per day (b/d), to 914,000 b/d—equivalent to 38.39 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending July 3. Production remains tempered due to COVID-19 disruptions, coming in 12.7% below the same week in 2019. The four-week […]

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RFA tells EPA its air quality modeling and analysis is flawed

RFA tells EPA its air quality modeling and analysis is flawed

July 8, 2020 |

In Washington, in comments submitted Tuesday to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Renewable Fuels Association expressed support for the Agency’s proposal to determine that no additional measures are necessary to mitigate “potential adverse air quality impacts” associated with the Renewable Fuel Standard. However, RFA’s comments also challenged the flawed air quality modeling and analysis conducted […]

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May ethanol exports down 32% on year

May ethanol exports down 32% on year

July 6, 2020 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association says U.S. ethanol exports were 67.5 million gallons (mg) in May, a decline of 31.9 mg, or 32%. This is the smallest monthly volume in four years, with slumping sales to Brazil (1.7 mg—down from 23.8 mg) responsible for the bulk of that dip. Exports to India softened 6% […]

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Global sales of U.S. ethanol and DDGS contract in May

Global sales of U.S. ethanol and DDGS contract in May

July 5, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. ethanol exports were 67.5 million gallons (mg) in May, a decline of 31.9 mg, or 32%. This is the smallest monthly volume in four years, with slumping sales to Brazil (1.7 mg—down from 23.8 mg) responsible for the bulk of that dip. Exports to India softened 6% in May, yet sales […]

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New RFA video focuses on ethanol byproducts

New RFA video focuses on ethanol byproducts

July 2, 2020 |

In Kansas, a new video from the Renewable Fuels Association and Kansas Corn provides a clear introduction to other important products that come from ethanol production, primarily distillers grains used in livestock production, distillers oil used to make biodiesel, and captured carbon dioxide for the food and beverage industries. With fuel ethanol demand experiencing a […]

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Ethanol production hits 12-week high, still below same week in 2019 due to COVID-19 disruptions

Ethanol production hits 12-week high, still below same week in 2019 due to COVID-19 disruptions

June 21, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production rose 0.5%, or 4,000 barrels per day (b/d), to 841,000 b/d—equivalent to 35.32 million gallons daily and a twelve-week high, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. However, production remains tempered due to COVID-19 disruptions, coming in 22.2% below the same week in 2019. The four-week average […]

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RFA to host free Ethanol Emergency Response “Train the Trainer” webinar with TRANSCAER

RFA to host free Ethanol Emergency Response “Train the Trainer” webinar with TRANSCAER

June 17, 2020 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER, is hosting a free Ethanol Emergency Response “Train the Trainer” webinar on Tuesday, June 23. The webinar will take place from noon to 2 p.m. ET and is funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/TRANSCAER grant. It is designed to train a group of individuals who […]

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U.S. exports of ethanol and DDGS ebb in April

U.S. exports of ethanol and DDGS ebb in April

June 7, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. ethanol exports were 99.4 million gallons (mg) in April, a decline of 40.5 mg (29%) from March. Notably, lighter sales to our largest markets, Brazil (23.8 mg, -36%) and Canada (10.8 mg, -61% to the lowest volume since August 2010) accounted for three-fourths of that drop, according to the RFA. Exports […]

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Iowa RFA calling on state legislators to extend and modernize fuel taxes for higher blends

Iowa RFA calling on state legislators to extend and modernize fuel taxes for higher blends

June 3, 2020 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association is calling on state legislators to pass House File 2279 and Senate File 2403 that would extend and modernize fuel tax differentials for E15 and higher ethanol blends and B11 and higher biodiesel blends, which are set to expire on June 30, 2020. With the passage of either […]

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Governors’ Biofuels Coalition pushes for renewable fuels aid in next COVID-19 stimulus package

Governors’ Biofuels Coalition pushes for renewable fuels aid in next COVID-19 stimulus package

May 31, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association thanked the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, led by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, for sending a letter to Senate and House leadership urging them to make sure emergency relief for the renewable fuels industry is included in the next COVID-19 stimulus package. In their […]

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