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  • Feb 1, 2013
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    EPA proposal for RFS lowers cellulosic biofuel requirement, but retains advanced biofuel and renewable fuel requirements

    “The 2013 RFS requirements will be the catalyst that finally compels oil companies to get serious about breaching the so-called blend wall. This year’s RFS requirements will necessitate the use of more E15, E85 and other higher-level blends,” said Bob Dinneen, president and CEO, Renewable Fuels Assn....More
  • Jan 25, 2013
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    Court of Appeals today rules against cellulosic biofuel standard, upholds advanced biofuel standard

    “Although we disagree with the court’s decision vacating the 2012 cellulosic volumes, today’s decision once again rejects broad-brushed attempts to effectively roll back the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)."...More
  • Jan 18, 2013
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    RFS has helped spur advances in development of second-generation biofuels

    “The RFS was designed to drive technology and it is; and was designed to drive a marketplace, and it is,” said Brett Erickson, executive vice president, BIO....More
  • Jan 3, 2013
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    Biofuels tax credits survive

    "Congress has finally approved an extension so that we can get production back on track.”...More
  • Dec 3, 2012
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    Corn stover key ingredient for new DuPont cellulosic ethanol biorefinery

    DuPont recently broke ground on a new 30-million-gallon cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa. The plant is expected to require 350,000 tons of corn stover annually when it begins operation in 2014. DuPont Pioneer’s Andy Heggenstaller talks about the efforts to develop a steady supply of the feedstock from farmers in a 30-mile radius of Nevada (Neh VAY Duh)....More
  • Nov 26, 2012
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    Syngenta increases involvement in ethanol market

    Growers will begin planting Enogen corn under contract in spring 2013 and deliver the grain to a Kansas ethanol plant next fall....More
  • Nov 16, 2012
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    EPA keeps renewable fuels levels in place, livestock and poultry industry vow to fix “misguided policy”

    “How many more jobs and family farms have to be lost before we change this misguided policy and create a level playing field on the free market for the end users of corn?” the coalition asked....More
  • Nov 2, 2012
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    As you head to the polling place, think energy

    There are a lot of things to think about as you head to your local polling place. A long-term energy policy should be one of them....More
  • Oct 26, 2012
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    BP cancels plans for cellulosic ethanol plant

    BP has cancelled its plans to build a cellulosic ethanol plant in the U.S., but has completed construction of its joint venture 110 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Hull, England and is expanding sugarcane ethanol mills in Brazil....More
  • Oct 19, 2012
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    Penn State awarded $10 million to develop biomass supply chains

    The research will develop sustainable production practices to improve yield by 25 percent and reduce costs by 20 percent, the USDA reports....More
  • Oct 5, 2012
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    Biofuels industry must STRESS value of “green economy” to public

    “The threat of rising food and feed prices from this season's drought will only exacerbate biofuels advocates' uphill battle in the U.S. policy arena."...More
  • Sep 27, 2012
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    Fuels America created to protect RFS

    Fuels America has been created to counter requests to waive the RFS, a move that the biofuels industry says would adversely impact rural America....More
  • Sep 14, 2012
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    Biodiesel volumes raised under RFS

    “This was an incredibly important decision, and the Obama Administration got it right," said Joe Jobe, CEO, National Biodiesel Board....More
  • Aug 10, 2012
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    Ag players at odds over RFS

    "Waiving the RFS mandate for ethanol may have a smaller impact on the price of corn or the quantity of corn available for feed than many expect."...More
  • Jul 27, 2012
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    API sues EPA over cellulosic biofuels quota

    "They lost the first time and we think they’re going to lose again,” said Growth Energy's Frohlich about the American Petroleum Institute's lawsuit against the EPA concerning the cellulosic biofuels quota....More
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