“This guidance is critical to incentivize the continued production of FFVs and to support the further advancement and deployment of biofuels into the nation’s liquid transportation fuel pool; fuels which are essential to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing air quality.”...More
Auto manufacturers have approved the use of E15 in approximately two-thirds of new vehicles. This accounts for about 80 percent of the vehicles on the road today, reports the Renewable Fuels Association....More
EPA delays its ROV decision in the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014. The uncertainty has impacted the biodiesel industry, too. EPA’s slow move on the renewable fuel standard is creating uncertainty....More
Working in 70 countries, Abengoa Bioenergy is no stranger to alternative fuel production. The company’s new Hugoton, Kan., facility uses best harvest management practices. The plant will produce 25 million gallons of ethanol, and electricity from biomass....More
" . . . rather than educating its consumers about the use of E15, AAA has done little more than add to the confusion by parroting phony concerns that were created by rigged and deliberately misinterpreted studies spoon fed to them and others by Big Oil,” said Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol....More
The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) this week announced it is suing the EPA for failing to provide documents regarding efforts by the oil industry to influence the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for 2014....More
One month prior to the official launch date, New Holland gave media a preview of its new farm equipment lineup for model year 2015. Mark Hooper, New Holland’s marketing director for North America, says 2015 is a significant launch year for hay and forage equipment, in particular, which is where the company has its roots. Over half of the new products, and there are 25 of them in all, are designed for this segment.
“This event represents more than just the opening of a manufacturing facility; it is in our opinion an important and historic event for industry, science, policymakers and leaders on the issues of CO2 reduction and climate change, economic development and energy security, advocating sustainability."...More