Policy

17 minutes ago

Skor, Becker, Rastetter to headline 2022 FEW in Minneapolis

BY BBI International Growth Energy's Emily Skor, Green Plains' Todd Becker and Summit Agricultural Group's Bruce Rastetter will deliver keynote addresses at the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place, June 13-15, 2022, in Minneapolis. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs landmark biofuels bill

BY Erin VoegeleIowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on May 17 signed a bill into law that makes Iowa the first state in the nation to adopt E15 as its standard blend of gasoline. The legislation, HF 2128, also expands consumer access to higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Biodiesel can help address health inequities in EJ communities

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America A new study released by Clean Fuels Alliance America has confirmed the air quality benefits of biodiesel – especially in the context of underserved Environmental Justice communities. The study was conducted by Trinity Consultants. READ MORE

May 12, 2022

USDA reports strong interest for Climate-Smart Commodities funds

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA on May 10 announced it received more than 450 proposals for large-scale projects under its new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program. The agency is accepting proposals for smaller-scale projects through June 10. READ MORE

May 12, 2022

Groups urge passage of bill creating blenders tax credit for SAF

BY Erin VoegeleThe National Business Aviation Association and nearly 80 stakeholders sent a letter to Congressional leaders on April 22 advocating for passage of the Sustainable Skies Act, which would create a blender’s tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

EPA seeks comments on candidates for peer review of RFS report

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on May 9 opened a 15-day public comment period on the pool of 20 candidates who have been selected to serve on an external expert panel to peer review the EPA’s third triennial report to Congress on biofuels and the environment. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

ITA’s renewable energy advisory committee to meet May 12

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced it will hold a virtual open meeting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee via WebEx on May 12. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

Clean Fuels: Study demonstrates lower consumer costs at the pump

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America Clean Fuels Alliance America has released a new study that shows U.S. production of biodiesel and renewable diesel consistently reduces distillate fuel prices by increasing the supply. The price impact was 4 percent in 2022 and 2021. READ MORE

May 02, 2022

EPA delivers final RFS RVO rule to White House OMB

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on April 29 delivered its final rule to set 2021 and 2022 RFS RVOs to the White House Office of Management and Budget. The rule may also revise the existing 2020 RVO. OMB review marks a final step before the rulemaking is promulgated. READ MORE