Comment periods on RFS RVO, SRE rules to close Feb. 4, Feb. 7


Members of the biofuel industry who wish to comment on the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2020, 2021 and 2022 RFS RVOs have until Feb. 4 to do so. A seperate comment period on the agency's proposal to deny 60-plus SREs closes Feb. 7.
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USDA amends program offering $700M in COVID-19 aid for biofuels


The USDA is amending its program offering $700 million in COVID aid to biofuel producers by allowing production to meet marketing obligations or fulfill or maintain essential markets to be included in the calculations of a producer's market losses.
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Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee.
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ISA, IBB speak out in support of Reynolds’ biofuel access bill


The Iowa Soybean Association and Iowa Biodiesel Board issued a statement on Jan. 31 urging the state legislature to pass a bill introduced by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Jan. 26 that aims to increase consumer access to higher biofuel blends.
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EIA: Biofuel feedstock consumption up in November


U.S. ethanol and renewable diesel production capacity expanded in November while biodiesel capacity was down, according to data released by the U.S. EIA on Jan. 31. Total feedstock consumption was up slightly when compared to the previous month.
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EPA issues final rule extending RFS compliance deadlines


The U.S. EPA released a final rule on Jan. 28 extending and modifying certain RFS compliance deadlines. Representatives of the biofuels industry are criticizing the EPA’s actions and calling for the agency to get the RFS back on track.
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Valero reports strong Q4 for renewable diesel, ethanol


Valero Energy Corp. released fourth quarter financial results on Jan. 27, reporting the Diamond Green Diesel expansion project was completed ahead of schedule. The company also reported strong results for its ethanol segment.
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Missouri bills aim to incentivize sales of higher biofuel blends


Two separate bills currently pending in the Missouri Legislature aim to establish tax credits to incentivize fuel retailers to offer higher blend of ethanol and biodiesel. Both bills are currently being considered by a House ag committee.
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IRFA summit focuses on policy, future market opportunities


The 2022 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, held Jan. 25, highlighted significant opportunities for growth driven by demand for advanced biofuels, such as SAF, but also addressed policy and economic concerns impacting biofuel producers.
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EPA streamlines process to bring biofuels, chemicals to market


The U.S. EPA on Jan. 21 announced the launch of a new initiative under the Toxic Substances Control Act that aims to streamline the review of new biobased fuels and chemicals that could be used to displace higher GHG emitting transporation fuels.
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EPA: 19.86 billion RINs generated under the RFS in 2021


Nearly 19.86 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in 2021, up when compared to both the 18.32 billion generated in 2020 and the 19.81 billion generated in 2019, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Jan. 20.
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Those who went ‘all in’ for clean fuels honored at conference


Clean Fuels Alliance America, formerly known as the National Biodiesel Board, took time during its annual Biodiesel Conference and Expo to honor those who have made significant gains for the industry.
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