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Urban Air Initiative, Governors’ Biofuels Coalition and the Energy Future Coalition take EPA to task over RFS LCA rules

Urban Air Initiative, Governors’ Biofuels Coalition and the Energy Future Coalition take EPA to task over RFS LCA rules

April 21, 2016 |

In Washington, the Urban Air Initiative, Governors’ Biofuels Coalition and the Energy Future Coalition filed a report requesting that the EPA correct its 2010 Lifecycle Analysis for future renewable fuel standards (RFS) rules. The request for correction was filed under EPA’s Information Quality Guidelines by the law firm of Boyden Gray and Associates. The request […]

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Urban Air Initiative: the real economic harm in the biofuels debate is gasoline

Urban Air Initiative: the real economic harm in the biofuels debate is gasoline

September 13, 2015 |

In Washington, officials at the Urban Air Initiative (UAI) called the recent effort by the American Petroleum Institute to discredit ethanol “a smokescreen to hide the fact that the toxic components in gasoline are endangering the lives of millions of people”. UAI President David VanderGriend described a new API study “and press blitz by the […]

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Urban Air Initiative teams up with Clean Fuels Omaha to combat pollution

Urban Air Initiative teams up with Clean Fuels Omaha to combat pollution

May 4, 2015 |

In Nebraska, Clean Fuels Omaha has been joined by the Urban Air Initiative as the coalition gears up to launch support measures outlined by the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) for aggressive regional pollution control measures. Other partners include the Nebraska Ethanol Board, the Nebraska Corn Board, the Nebraska Ethanol Industry Coalition, the Nebraska Soybean […]

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Urban Air Initiative, Energy Future Coalition say EPA emissions model has fatal flaws for ethanol industry

Urban Air Initiative, Energy Future Coalition say EPA emissions model has fatal flaws for ethanol industry

November 3, 2014 |

In Washington, the Urban Air Initiative and Energy Future Coalition have jointly sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy claiming that the EPA’s Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (MOVES) model for assessing mobile source emissions is seriously flawed, and could effectively block access to the market for higher ethanol blends. The letter requests an immediate […]

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