Tag: RFA

RFA tells EPA 2020 RVO proposal sets “dangerous precedent”

RFA tells EPA 2020 RVO proposal sets “dangerous precedent”

January 4, 2022 |

In Washington, in a virtual hearing on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed renewable volume obligations for 2020 through 2022, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper noted that EPA’s proposal marks “an important and long-awaited step toward restoring order, integrity and stability to the Renewable Fuel Standard program.” However, Cooper noted in his […]

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Ethanol weekly production up 0.8%, 13.4% above same week last year

Ethanol weekly production up 0.8%, 13.4% above same week last year

January 2, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production expanded by 8,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 0.8%, to 1.059 million b/d, equivalent to 44.48 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 13.4% above the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic but 0.7% less than the same […]

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Ethanol production 7.7% above same week last year, but 3% less than pre-pandemic

Ethanol production 7.7% above same week last year, but 3% less than pre-pandemic

December 26, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production slackened by 36,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 3.3%, to 1.051 million b/d, equivalent to 44.14 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 7.7% above the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic but 3.0% less than the same […]

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Weekly ethanol production up 13.6% more than last year and 2.2% than pre-pandemic

Weekly ethanol production up 13.6% more than last year and 2.2% than pre-pandemic

December 19, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production eased by 3,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 0.3%, to 1.087 million b/d, equivalent to 45.65 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 13.6% above the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic, and 2.2% more than the same […]

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Farm, biofuel groups ask EPA to resolve summertime E15 barrier

Farm, biofuel groups ask EPA to resolve summertime E15 barrier

December 12, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., to facilitate year-round sales of E15 nationwide and remove arcane barriers to innovation and consumer choice in the retail fuel marketplace, six national farm and biofuel organizations asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to enact regulations requiring lower-volatility conventional gasoline blendstock in the summertime. In a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, […]

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ACE, RFA, others testify to EPA to get the RFS back on track

ACE, RFA, others testify to EPA to get the RFS back on track

December 5, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty testified on Friday during a virtual public hearing on the Proposed Extension of Renewable Fuel Standard Compliance Deadlines the Environmental Protection Agency proposed in November and the Renewable Fuels Association strongly urged the EPA to move forward on enforcing the RFS. Lamberty’s testimony […]

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Ethanol production up 10.2% from same week last year, up even more than pre-pandemic

Ethanol production up 10.2% from same week last year, up even more than pre-pandemic

November 20, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production scaled up by 21,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 2.0%, to 1.060 million b/d, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. This is equivalent to 44.52 million gallons daily. Production was 10.2% above the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic, and 2.6% greater […]

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RFA says Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry program should prioritize biorefineries

RFA says Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry program should prioritize biorefineries

November 3, 2021 |

In Washington, the USDA’s new Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry program should prioritize projects that will help farmers and downstream processors—like ethanol biorefineries—measure, verify, and monetize carbon sequestration and emissions reductions that result from new technologies and more efficient practices. This recommendation was one of many suggestions submitted by the Renewable Fuels Association Monday in response to […]

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RFA to COP26: Ethanol smart choice right now for decarbonization goals

RFA to COP26: Ethanol smart choice right now for decarbonization goals

October 31, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., as leaders from around the world descend on Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26), the Renewable Fuels Association reminds them that ethanol and other renewable fuels are available—today—to jumpstart global decarbonization efforts. A new one-page fact sheet released by RFA spotlights recent research and data proving that ethanol […]

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RFA tells CARB carbon reduction targets should be technology-neutral

RFA tells CARB carbon reduction targets should be technology-neutral

October 28, 2021 |

In California, in comments submitted late last week, the Renewable Fuels Association reminded the California Air Resources Board that the state’s path toward achieving its carbon reduction targets should be technology-neutral, inclusive of a broad array of low- and zero-carbon technologies. RFA also recommended that CARB rely on more realistic assumptions and feasible scenarios as it […]

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