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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
August 8, 2013 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.
-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.
-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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A Critical Look at Cellulosic Ethanol and Other Advanced Biofuels
December 13, 2016 – 6:12 pm | No Comment

by Alexander A. Koukoulas0 (ANL Consultants LLC/Biofuels Digest)  … The pursuit of 2nd Gen fuels has been motivated by several factors including: their inherently low-cost, at least from a theoretical standpoint; their potential for drastically reducing carbon …

GAO RFS Reports Paint Incomplete Picture of Advanced Biofuels
December 1, 2016 – 12:46 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. Government Accountability Office issued two reports Nov. 28 suggesting that the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program is unlikely to meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and expanding …

Renewable Fuel Standard: Low Expected Production Volumes Make It Unlikely That Advanced Biofuels Can Meet Increasing Targets
November 30, 2016 – 10:59 am | No Comment

(U.S. Government Accountability Office)  The Renewable Fuel Standard program calls for greater use of advanced biofuels—fuel made from waste fats and oils or crop residues, for example—in the transportation fuel supply through 2022.
Yet, there is …

GAO to Review How Administration Developed ‘Social Cost’ of Carbon
August 20, 2013 – 6:04 pm | No Comment

by Julian Hattem (The Hill RegWatch)  The investigative arm of Congress is going to look into how the Obama administration developed its increased monetary estimate for the amount of damage caused by carbon pollution.
The Government Accountability …

E-15 Gasoline Won’t Be Sold for at Least a Year, Watchdog says
July 13, 2011 – 11:25 am | No Comment

by Neil Roland (Automotive News)  Gasoline with up to 15 percent ethanol probably won’t be sold at the pump for at least another year because of health, safety, cost and environmental concerns, a government watchdog …

Opportunities to Reduce Potential Duplication in Government Programs, Save Tax Dollars, and Enhance Revenue
March 7, 2011 – 11:20 am | No Comment

by Gene L. Dodaro (Comptroller General of the United States/US Government Accountability Office)  …Domestic ethanol production: Congress supported domestic ethanol production through a $5.4 billion tax credit program in 2010 and through a renewable fuel standard that applies …