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RFA submits comments to International Trade Administration regarding clean tech export competitiveness strategy

RFA submits comments to International Trade Administration regarding clean tech export competitiveness strategy

October 18, 2021 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association late Friday submitted comments to the International Trade Administration responding to questions posed about the U.S. Clean Technologies Export Competitiveness Strategy. These comments were issued in addition to joint comments submitted earlier by RFA, the U.S. Grains Council and others. “U.S. ethanol can play a critical role towards global decarbonization goals,” […]

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Ethanol production up 5.5% for 13 week high

Ethanol production up 5.5% for 13 week high

October 17, 2021 |

In Indonesia, ethanol production scaled up by 54,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 5.5%, to a 13-week high of 1.032 million b/d, equivalent to 43.34 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending October 8. Production was 10.1% above the same week last year, which was […]

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RFA reminds President Biden ethanol benefits and promises

RFA reminds President Biden ethanol benefits and promises

October 14, 2021 |

In Washington, in response to media reports that the White House has been meeting with oil industry officials to discuss solutions to recent higher gas prices, the Renewable Fuels Association has reminded President Biden that efforts to encourage more use of high-carbon fossil fuels, including imported oil, to stem higher gasoline prices are “clearly antithetical to […]

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RFA says August ethanol exports jumped 56% on the month to nearly 80.5M gallons

RFA says August ethanol exports jumped 56% on the month to nearly 80.5M gallons

October 6, 2021 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association says U.S. ethanol exports in August saw substantial improvement from the prior month’s slump, expanding 56% to 80.48 million gallons (mg). Canada was the top destination for the fifth straight month with imports of 33.9 mg, the largest volume since March (representing 42% of the August U.S. ethanol export market). Given […]

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“Leaked” 2020-2022 RVO figures reported in the press said to be a “spoof”

“Leaked” 2020-2022 RVO figures reported in the press said to be a “spoof”

September 23, 2021 |

In Washington, DTN reports that a fictious email is being sent around pretending to come from the Renewable Fuels Association alleging potential RVO numbers for 2020 through 2022 ahead of their possible publication on Friday, which the association calls a “spoof”. Those numbers, including a revision down of 2020 blending, was reported by news agencies […]

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RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

September 12, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, and the National Corn Growers Association released the following statement after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied their petition for rehearing regarding the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA decision, in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales […]

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Ethanol production expands 2%, first build in 8 weeks

Ethanol production expands 2%, first build in 8 weeks

September 12, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production expanded by 18,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 2.0%, to 923,000 b/d, equivalent to 38.77 million gallons daily and the first build in eight weeks, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. However, production was 1.9% below the same week last year and 9.8% under the 2019 […]

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U.S. ethanol exports receded in July, while distillers grains exports strengthened

U.S. ethanol exports receded in July, while distillers grains exports strengthened

September 5, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association reports that U.S. ethanol exports slumped 37% in July to 51.6 million gallons (mg), the lowest level since October 2013, as former key destinations Brazil, China and India were nearly absent from the market. For the fourth straight month, Canada was the top destination, taking 29.2 mg, down […]

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RFA says low RVO would “cripple” ethanol industry

RFA says low RVO would “cripple” ethanol industry

September 1, 2021 |

In Illinois, Brownfield Ag News reports that the Renewable Fuels Association fears cutting the blending mandate for 2021 as proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency could “cripple” the ethanol industry. Ethanol production is currently 3.5 billion gallons below where it could be if it was running at full capacity, meaning that ethanol is more expensive […]

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RFA calls on EPA to boost ethanol blending to offset impacts of Hurricane Ida

RFA calls on EPA to boost ethanol blending to offset impacts of Hurricane Ida

August 30, 2021 |

In Washington, with Hurricane Ida impacting the nation’s liquid fuel supply and distribution, the Renewable Fuels Association urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take two quick and simple steps that can extend fuel supplies and reduce price spikes expected at the retail fuel pump. The requested actions relate to pump labeling, underground storage tanks, […]

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