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These Ethanol Plants Want to Bury CO2 in Kansas to Cut Their Carbon Footprints

by Calen Moore and Celia Llopis-Jepsen (KMUW/NPR)  Kansas has three carbon dioxide pipelines. Next, it could get two carbon sequestration wells, linked to ethanol plants. Here’s what we know. Two companies seek to build the first sites in Kansas where carbon dioxide emissions

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ACE Announces Project to Unlock Ethanol’s Access to New Markets and Tax Credits

(American Coalition for Ethanol) USDA Investing $25 Million in ACE-led Project to Incentivize, Model, and Monetize Climate-Smart Ag Practices in a 10-State Region -- The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) recently approved a $25 million investment

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15 AlgaePrize Teams Advance as Finalists in 2023–2025 Competition

(U.S. Department of Energy)  15 teams are advancing as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) AlgaePrize 2023–2025 competition.  --  Finalist teams were selected by a panel of judges who reviewed and scored the required 10-page research synopsis that

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Sustainable Aviation Fuel 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  This week on ABLC CONNECT, we networked and exchanged information about the world of Sustainable Aviation Fuel, and as part of the proceedings, we had the State of Sustainable Aviation Fuel presentation. The slides are here.

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Awards to Increase Access to Clean, Affordable Domestic Biofuels as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  $19 Million in Funding from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Will Provide More Cost-Effective Options for American Consumers --  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is awarding $19 million in grants to U.S.

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Azure Announces Plans to Develop an SAF Production Facility in Kansas

(Azure)  Access to advantaged supply of feedstock and carbon sequestration. Completion of Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) and related permitting requirements targeted for end of 2024.  Azure 2023 Inc. ("Azure" or the "Company"), a leading developer in the sustainable aviation fuel ("SAF") industry,

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Biomass to Liquid Fuels: We Need Commercial Scale Gen 2 Success

by Doug Rivers (Lee Enterprise Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  ... And while advances have been made in the materials handling and pretreatment of these feedstocks, commercial scale attempts produce ethanol have been met with multiple and highly visible failures measured in at least hundreds

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Amber Wave Launches Operations

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Amber Wave, a company affiliated with Summit Agricultural Group, on Oct. 30 launched production at its wheat protein facility in Phillipsburg, Kansas. The facility also has the capacity to produce 50  MMgy of advanced ethanol

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White House Stalls Ethanol Expansion in Midwest Amid Price Concerns

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  The White House is stalling action on requests by Farm Belt states to allow regional sales of gasoline blended with higher volumes of ethanol after oil industry warnings that the move could cause regional

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Conestoga to Host SAFFiRE Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Plant

(Saffire Renewables/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Conestoga Energy and SAFFiRE Renewables LLC announced today their agreement for Conestoga to host SAFFiRE’s cellulosic ethanol pilot plant at Conestoga’s Arkalon Energy ethanol facility in Liberal, Kansas. The SAFFiRE pilot project aims to validate and demonstrate

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Budzinski Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Support Biofuels & Biomanufacturing Innovation

(Office of U.S. Representatives Nikki Budzinski (D-IL-13))  This week, U.S. Representatives Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) and Zach Nunn (IA-03) introduced bipartisan legislation to increase biofuel production and drive down energy costs for working families. The Agricultural Biorefinery Innovation and Opportunity (Ag BIO) Actwould increase funding for grants to support

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CVR Ramps Up Production At Wynnewood, Considers Shift To SAF

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) CVR Energy Inc. processed a record volume of renewable feedstock at its Wynnewood refinery in Oklahoma during the fourth quarter. The facility’s feedstock pretreatment unit is nearing mechanical completion and CVR is continuing to evaluate the

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USDA REAP Funding Helps 2 Ethanol Plants Boost Production

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The USDA on Nov. 1 awarded $145 million in loans and grants to 700 projects under the agency’s Rural Energy for America Program. Projects at two ethanol plants are among those that will receive funding.  One

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Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets

(Biofuels Digest/Nuu Media) Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets provides detailed case studies, updates and analysis of the key producers and developers participating in Renewable Diesel projects and Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) projects in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, and in South

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Klobuchar, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Biorefineries, Renewable Chemicals, and Biomanufacturing

(Office of Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)) U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance the ability of the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Products Assistance program to support the development of biofuels, renewable chemicals, and

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U.S. Grains Council’s Global Ethanol Summit Wraps Up

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet)  The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Global Ethanol Summit (GES) concluded today with a variety of concurrent panel discussions with experts on various topics within the biofuel industry. GES, Oct. 16-18, is an education and trade forum that seeks to

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Arkansas, Oklahoma Push Delay for E15 Petition

by Chris Knight (Argus Media) Arkansas and Oklahoma have joined an oil industry effort to delay beyond 2024 a gasoline reformulation that eight Midwestern states have requested to preserve year-round sales of 15pc ethanol gasoline (E15). Unless the fuel specification change is

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US Renewable Diesel Production Capacity Surpasses Biodiesel Capacity in 2023

(U.S. Energy Information Administration/Biobased Diesel Daily) In January 2023, U.S. production capacity of renewable diesel and other biofuels reached 3 billion gallons per year, surpassing U.S. biodiesel production capacity for the first time. Rising targets for state and federal renewable fuel programs

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Camelina’s Hour Syngenta, Sustainable Oils Hook-up

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From Illinois comes news that Syngenta Seeds and Sustainable Oils have inked a deal to sell Camelina seed – an ultra-low carbon oilseed crop that can be used as feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel and renewable

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HYCO1 and Kansas Ethanol Collaborate on World's Largest Biogenic CO2 Utilization Facility

(HYCO1/PR Newswire) HYCO1, Inc.  announces that it has entered into a 20-year carbon dioxide supply agreement with Kansas Ethanol, located in Lyons, Kansas for the planned construction of the world's largest biogenic carbon dioxide utilization facility, Green Carbon Synthetics Kansas, LLC.  HYCO1 is

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19 States Target EPA Waiver for California’s Advanced Clean Trucks Rule

by John Kingston (Freight Waves) Overwhelmingly red states challenge waiver on rule governing what OEMs must sell into the state by 2042  --  Nineteen states have sought appellate court review in a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency waiver granted to

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Global Clean Energy Signs $30 Million USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Grant Kickstarting Implementation of the Climate-Smart Camelina Project

(Global Clean Energy)  Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:GCEH) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have signed a contract for the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Grant for their Climate-Smart Camelina Project. With the signing, work can officially begin on their $30 million

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Kansas Corn CEO Josh Roe Testifies before House Oversight Committee .

(Kansas Corn/Farm Progress)  Kansas corn farmers ask committee to not shut out biofuels as a climate solution --  Testifying at a House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy and Regulatory Affairs hearing on tailpipe emissions rules and electric vehicle transition, Kansas

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Frontier Buyers Sign First $53M in Offtake Agreements with Charm Industrial

(Frontier)  • Charm Industrial will remove 112,000 tons of CO₂ between 2024 and 2030 on behalf of Frontier buyers. Biomass Carbon Removal and Storage (BiCRS) could support gigatons of CO₂ removal per year, offering a promising path to permanent carbon

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Ethanol a Smarter Fuel on the Water: Ethanol in Boats

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association) It’s that time of year again when recreational boats leave their trailers and lifts and find their way back to the water. Next weekend marks the ceremonial beginning of summer with the Memorial Day holiday,

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Sens. Marshall, Moran Join Colleagues in Urging Biden Administration to Strengthen Renewable Fuel Standard

(Office of Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.))  U.S. Senators Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.) Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The senators are calling

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As Summer Travel Approaches, Davids Takes Several Actions to Lower Gas Prices in Kansas

(Office of Representative Sharice Davids (D-KS3rd)) ... Today (April 19, 2023), Representative Sharice Davids took official actions to lower the cost of gas for Kansans, advocating for immediate and long-term solutions through the year-round sale of fuel blended with higher

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Scoular Invests in Kansas Oilseed Crush Facility for Renewable Fuels Market

(Scoular) armers in Kansas and Oklahoma will have access to the rapidly growing renewable fuels market after Scoular converts a facility in Goodland, Kansas, into a dual oilseed crush plant.  Scoular announced today that it will recommission the former sunflower crush plant outside

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8 State Requests for Year-Round E15 Reviewed by US Budget Office

by Jim Wiesemeyer (AgWeb) The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Friday completed its review of eight states requests to remove the volatility waiver provided under law for ethanol blends—the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver of 1 pound per square inch

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Accelerating Domestic Ethanol Use in 2023

by Brian Jennings (American Coalition for Ethanol)  With its D.C. fly-in happening at the end of March, the American Coalition for Ethanol's CEO is optimistic about the industry's ability to make progress on higher ethanol blends, both E15 and E85,

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Will Ethanol Fuel a Low-Carbon Future?

by Craig Bettenhausen (Chemical & Engineering News) After decades of false starts, cellulosic ethanol may arrive just as the chemical and fuel industries clamor for a low-carbon feedstock  -- Cellulosic ethanol has been 5 years away for decades. It’s a trope,

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Domestic Renewable Diesel Capacity Could More than Double through 2025

by Jimmy Troderman and Estella Shi (U.S. Energy Information Administration) U.S. production capacity for renewable diesel could more than double from current levels by the end of 2025, based on several announcements for projects that are either under construction or could start

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Ethanol Blog: State AGs Give EPA until End of January to Respond to Year-Round E15 Petitions

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  With 270 days now passed since a group of Midwest governors asked EPA to take action to allow their states permanently sell E15 year-round, a group of attorneys general are pressing the agency to act. In

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Who Should Want More Ethanol in the Pool? Would You Believe Oil Refiners?

by David Hallberg, President (Dakota Ag Energy/Biofuels Digest)  ... Which brings us back to my thesis—as the pendulum swings back to internal combustion engines the quest for low carbon isn’t going to disappear. ... A nationwide E30 Clean Octane standard This  triggered a

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Warning about Aquifer’s Decline Sets up Big Fight in Kansas

by John Hanna (Associated Press) Kansas water experts are sounding an alarm decades in the making: Farmers and ranchers in the state’s western half must stop pumping more water out of a vast aquifer than nature puts back each year or

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OMB Agenda Confirms Timelines for RFS, E15, Biopreferred Rules

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The White House Office of Management and Budget on Jan. 4 published its 2022 Fall Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan, confirming the expected timeline on federal rulemakings related to the Renewable Fuel Standard, E15 sales

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Truterra and Soil and Water Conservation Society-led Research Demonstrates Value of Cover Crops for the Environment

(Truterra/AgNewsWire) On-farm trials in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska[1] were net-carbon negative[2], cut erosion in half --  Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., and the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) announced preliminary findings from the first of a

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University of Missouri Is Helping the Aviation Industry Go “Green”

(Show Me Mizzou/University of Missouri) Using part of a $12.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, MU researchers are working with an interdisciplinary group to optimize green energy for aviation use. -- While biodiesel and ethanol are two

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Ope, Sorry: Midwestern House Dems Push for Leaders between the Coasts

by Sarah Ferris (Politico)  Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell and her allies are done being polite about Democrats' lack of leadership in the Heartland. --  A vocal group of Midwestern Democrats is telling it straight: Their party has a flyover country problem. And

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Seaboard Energy Opens Renewable Fuels Terminal in California

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Seaboard Energy has begun operations at its new renewable fuels distribution terminal in Madera, California, north of Fresno. The company welcomed its first unit train of 110 railcars in late October and hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony

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Ethanol, Petroleum and Ag Groups Express Support for Year-Round E15 Legislation

(Renewable Fuels Association) In a letter sent yesterday to U.S. Senate and House leadership, a broad coalition of energy and agriculture organizations called on Congress to quickly adopt legislation that would resolve inconsistent fuel volatility regulations. Specifically, the groups expressed support for legislation

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K-State Scientists Receive Collaborative Grant to Advance Biofuel Production and gricultural Economy

(Kansas State University) Kansas State University researchers are part of a five-year collaborative grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to improve oilseed crops for use as biofuels and other bioproducts. Timothy Durrett, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, and Ruth Welti, university

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Western Plains Energy and the Journey towards Net Zero Ethanol

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)In Kansas, Western Plains Energy is pioneering carbon neutral ethanol production by replacing molecular sieves with fully integrated membrane separation solutions in a quest to become the first zero emissions ethanol producer.  Whitefox, is the bioethanol membrane engineering innovator

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Western Plains Pioneering Carbon Neutral Ethanol Production by Installing Whitefox ICE®-XL for Ground-Breaking Energy Savings

(Whitefox) Western Plains Energy to replace molecular sieves with fully integrated membrane separation solutions in a quest to become the first zero emissions ethanol producer. --  Whitefox, the leading bioethanol membrane engineering innovator, is pleased to announce that Western Plains

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Gov. Kelly Speaks about Ethanol, Employment and Agriculture in Hutchinson Friday

by John Green (The Hutchinson News)  Governor Laura Kelly joined a handful of local leaders in Hutchinson Friday for a roundtable discussion focused on economic and agricultural growth in central Kansas. ... Kelly said water is an issue she has

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Senators Urge EPA to Expand RFS Blending Volumes

by Rachel Schutte (Farm Progress)  Bipartisan letter comes as the agency prepares to issue the ‘set’ rule in coming weeks. -- As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares to issue its “set” rule under the Renewable Fuel Standard, a bipartisan group of

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Wheat Industry Gets Boost from Biofuel, Protein Plant

by Dave Bergmeier (High Plains Journal)  ...  In Phillipsburg, Kansas, a corn ethanol plant is being retooled so that it can produce wheat-based biofuel and wheat protein (gluten) for the baking and pet food industries. Amber Wave, through its parent group

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Seaboard Energy to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Oct. 6 for Renewable Diesel Plant in Hugoton, Kansas

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Seaboard Energy, a division of Seaboard Foods, has scheduled a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 6 for its new renewable diesel facility in Hugoton, Kansas, marking completion of the project. The facility has the capacity to produce 85

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Department of Energy Announces $29.5 Million for Improved Bioenergy Resource Recovery and Conversion Systems

( U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $29.5 million to 15 projects to improve the current science and infrastructure for utilizing waste streams, often disproportionately located in underserved communities, and support the development of improved organisms and

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the Andersons

The company aims to be “ the Most Nimble and Innovative North American Ag Supply Chain Company,” and has operations in the purchase and merchandising of grain, ethanol and plant nutrients (suppling  primary nutrients; strong warehouse and farm center network

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California's E85 Market Is Booming and That's Paying off for U.S. Corn Farmers

by Kellan Heavican (Brownfield Ag News) California is the country’s largest domestic market for E85 fuel and the state’s largest ethanol distributor says that’s good news for farmers. Jeff Wilkerson with Pearson Fuels says retailers in California are buying ethanol at a

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Celebrating a Decade of E15

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association)  A little over ten years ago, E15 was approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 2001 and newer vehicles, along with all flex-fuel vehicles. A chief reason for this success was the Renewable Fuels

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RFA: California Takes Big Step toward E15 Approval with Release of Emissions Study

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The state of California took an important step toward approving the use of cleaner, lower-cost E15 today (July 15, 2022) by releasing the results of a multi-year study of the fuel’s emissions impacts. The results of the study,

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Ohio Asks EPA for Permanent E15 Change

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) List of Midwest States Seeking E15 Rulemaking Grows to Nine With Ohio Request -- Add Ohio to a list of Midwest states that are asking the EPA to make a permanent change to allow year-round

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Inside Charm Industrial’s Big Bet on Corn Stalks for Carbon Removal

by James Temple (MIT Technology Review) The startup used plant matter and bio-oil to sequester thousands of tons of carbon. The question now is how reliable, scalable, and economical this approach will prove. In recent weeks, a crew of staffers from

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Record Gas Prices Fuel Ethanol Interest, But Risk Recession

(NAFB News Service/Hoosier Ag Today)  The biofuel industry says record gas prices are fueling huge interest in blending more and higher blends of ethanol. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper says the near-weekly records for gas prices are having a

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Feasibility Study: Honeywell Technology Selected for Low-Carbon Hydrogen Study in USA

(Process Worldwide)  A subsidiary of CVR Energy will be utilizing Honeywell’s technology to carry out a feasibility study for low-carbon hydrogen production in Coffeyville, Kansas, USA. The aim of the study is to assess the application of carbon capture and

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Seventeen States Sue EPA for Letting California Set Vehicle Standards

by Zack Budryk (The Hill) Seventeen Republican state attorneys general on Friday announced a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for allowing California to set its own vehicle emissions standards.  The lawsuit alleges EPA Administrator Michael Regan violated the Constitution’s doctrine of equal

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Kelly Says Permanent E15 Sales Can Curb Inflation and Could Increase Demand

by Kellan Heavican (Brownfield Ag News) Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says the ethanol industry can support increased demand for permanent, year-round sales of E15. She tells Brownfield there’s adequate infrastructure to deliver the fuel to retailers. “There is now. Now, if demand

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U.S. Governors Seek to Expand Sales of Higher-Ethanol Gasoline Blend

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) U.S. governors from eight Midwest states, many of which are major corn producers, asked the Biden administration on Thursday to apply rules that would allow gasoline blended with a higher level of ethanol to be sold year-round

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Scoring Returns with Renewables

by Luke Geiver (Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... More broadly, plants working to lower their respective carbon scores are helping the biofuel sector graft onto the leading edge of climate change mitigation and the quest for net-zero emissions. The challenge for

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Cleaning Up In California

by Tom Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In the lower Central Valley, Calgren Renewable Fuels makes three biofuels—ethanol, biodiesel and renewable natural gas—and the latter operation just keeps growing. -- As out-of-state ethanol producers strive for lower carbon intensity scores to

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Chip Flory: Green Fuel Drives the Future of Soybeans

by Chip Flory (AgWeb) The soybean industry continues to prep for what’s expected to be demand growth for renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), “green” marine fuels and higher blends of biodiesel in home heating in the eastern U.S. Here are

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Ethanol Blog: Three States Ask for Waiver to Allow E15 Sales to Continue Come June 1

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) Attorneys general in Iowa, Kansas and the governor of Minnesota asked the EPA for a waiver to allow E15 sales to continue in their states when those sales are set to end starting on June

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EPA's Snyder: E15 Work Underway EPA Ag Adviser Tells Ethanol Producers Agency Working with States to Restore E15

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  With the start of the summer driving season fast approaching and year-round E15 sales no longer an option, EPA's Rod Snyder said on Thursday the agency continues to work to restore those sales. Snyder, who is

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Business of Good Health

by Susanne Retka Schill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Thirty years ago, Bob Thornberg stepped away from ethanol in pursuit of fermentation’s feed and food derivatives. His vision grew into a thriving ag enterprise with multiple locations, global sales and a growing portfolio

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Grassley and Ernst Call on Biden to Unleash Iowa Biofuel Immediately as Gas Prices Hit Record High, U.S. Bans Russian Oil

(Office of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA))  Iowa senators introduce bipartisan legislation to open up the use of clean, American-made renewable fuels that are available right now to replace banned Russian oil  -- As gas prices hit all-time record highs, Sens. Chuck Grassley

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CVR: Renewable Diesel Unit at Wynnewood Nears Completion

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) CVR Energy has announced the renewable diesel conversion project at its Wynnewood, Oklahoma, refinery is nearly complete. In addition, the company’s board of directors has approved a plan to break out its renewable fuels business as

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Carbon and Hydrogen Hubs Part 2: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to GPI’s Atlas

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In part 2 of the Great Plains Institute’s just published Atlas of Carbon and Hydrogen Hubs, we look at where these 14 key carbon and hydrogen hubs are in the U.S., how can they offer

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Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2

by Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets) Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2. (249 pages, September 2021) provides a detailed analysis and outlook for low-carbon feedstock availability, and a feasibility assessment for technology commercialization pathways in sustainable aviation fuels

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$375M Soybean Crushing Plant to Be Built in Norfolk, Company Says

by Matt Olberding (Lincoln Journal Star) ... "Soybean oil is one of the main feedstocks in biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel," Ritzman said. "As more states continue to pass low-carbon fuel standards, these clean and drop-in alternative fuels are

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Year-Round E15: There’s More than One Way to Peel a Banana

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... Recognizing this, the governors of seven Midwest states sent a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan in early November seeking guidance from the agency on how best to pursue a specific—and

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FTI, Juhl Energy, GE Renewable Energy Install Wind Turbine at WPE Ethanol Plant

(EnTech Solutions) First in a Series of Projects to Reach Carbon Neutrality  -- Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI), Juhl Energy, GE Renewable Energy and Western Plains Energy (WPE) have partnered to install a wind turbine to power the WPE ethanol plant in Oakley, Kansas, with on-site, clean, renewable

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Biofuel Producer Bets on Camelina as Low-Carbon Feedstock

by Amy Mayer (Agri-Pulse) A minor oilseed may be poised to take on a larger role as climate-smart policies emphasize low carbon fuels and the soil health benefits of cover crops. Camelina is seen by some as a cover crop that

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GESS RNG Biogas USA Announces Acquisition of Projects and Strategic Partnerships

(GESS RNG/CISION)  GESS RNG Biogas USA (www.gessrngbiogas.com), a developer of renewable natural gas with over 25 years of international sustainable industry experience, is pleased to announce the acquisition of numerous existing and planned Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) production plants from partner GESS International

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USDA Announces $3.1 Million in HBIIP Awards

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The USDA on Dec. 3 awarded a combined $3.1 million to eight recipients under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Inventive Program. HBIIP aims to increase the sales and use of higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel

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RFA Mourns the Loss of Sen. Robert Dole, Ethanol Champion

(Renewable Fuels Association) Former Sen. Robert Dole (R-KS), who passed away yesterday, will be remembered by the U.S. ethanol industry as a great patriot, war hero, national statesman, friend of farmers, and a founding champion of America’s renewable fuels industry, the

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Ethanol Producers Are Leading the Way in Capturing Carbon | Commentary

by Dave Vander Griend (ICM/Wichita Eagle) ... Well, in the biofuels industry we have made great strides to not only reduce the carbon intensity of the products we grow and produce, but also to capture and repurpose any carbon we

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RFA Applauds Midwest Governors for Proactively Pursuing Year-Round E15 Fix

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today thanked a bipartisan group of seven Midwestern governors for their efforts to explore what actions can be taken to allow the year-round sale of E15 in their states. In a letter sent to EPA Administrator

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Thune, Farm-State Colleagues Renew Request to Advocate for Commonsense Biofuel Policy

(Office of Senator John Thune (R-SD)) “Biofuels are a readily available energy solution that deserve full consideration.” -- U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), a longtime member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today led several of his colleagues

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EPA Approves RFS Fuel Pathway for Kansas Ethanol Plant

by Tom Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  According to the EPA, corn ethanol produced via Kansas Ethanol’s dry mill process achieves a GHG reduction of 45.6 percent, while its grain sorghum ethanol process will achieve a 50 percent reduction. --  The U.S.

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Ethanol Infrastructure Efforts Keep Expanding

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Significantly increasing the use of low-carbon renewable fuels like ethanol follows along different tracks. Legislatively, for example, there’s the bipartisan Clean Fuels Vehicle Act of 2021, which would provide incentives for automakers to build

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Shell Starts Production at Its First U.S. Renewable Natural Gas Facility

(Shell U.S./NGV Journal) Shell Oil Products US, subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has successfully achieved startup and production at its first U.S. biomethane facility, Shell New Energies Junction City in Oregon. The plant utilizes locally sourced cow manure and excess

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Ethanol Coalition Thanks Corn Growers for Investment to Expand E85 Availability in California

(American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE)/GrainNet) The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomes the recent announcement that several state corn grower associations are investing $1.25 million dollars to help San Diego-based fuel marketer Pearson Fuels expand availability of E85 in California. ACE will be sharing the news with

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Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2

(Emerging Markets Online)  New study! Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2. (249 pages, August 2021) focuses on low-carbon feedstock availability, technology pathways for low carbon renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation production. Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) 2030  covers

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USDA Invests over $5 Million in Biofuel Infrastructure Projects that Include Kansas

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting State Director for Rural Development Kansas Dan Fischer today announced that USDA is investing  $5.19 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels through three projects in Kansas. USDA

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Clean Energy Signs RNG Agreements in Trucking, Transit and Refuse Fleets

by Ariana Fine (NGT News) Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has signed a slew of new deals in response to the demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) as more fleets adopt and expand their use of the low-carbon transportation fuel. RNG represents more

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CVR Energy Takes Wait-and-See Approach on Feedstock Prices for Renewable Diesel Conversions

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) CVR Energy is waiting to complete its hydrocracker conversion for renewable diesel production in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, due to high feedstock prices, CEO David Lamp said in a second-quarter conference call on the company’s earnings. The

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Renewable Diesel Project Developer GCEH Provides Preliminary Q2 Financials, Camelina Update

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  Global Clean Energy Holdings Inc., the project developer retrofitting a petroleum refinery in Bakersfield, California, into a renewable diesel plant scaled at 230 million gallons a year, provided preliminary financials for the second quarter

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Summit Agricultural Group Announces Acquisition of Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy, LLC and Development of North American's Largest Wheat Protein Ingredients Production Facility

(Summit Agricultural Group) Summit Agricultural Group, through its investment affiliate Summit Ag Investors (collectively “Summit”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy (“Prairie Horizon”), a biorefinery in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Summit will construct a state-of-the-art wheat protein ingredients

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Alliance for Aviation Across America, National and Local Leaders, Highlight the Benefits of General Aviation Investments in Sustainable Fuel and Technologies to Local Communities and the Need for Ongoing Federal and Local Support

(Aviation Pros/Alliance for Aviation Across America) On June 10, the Alliance for Aviation Across America held a panel discussion with state and local leaders to highlight commitments and investments made by the general aviation industry in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and

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EXCLUSIVE-CVR Energy Explores Producing Sustainable Aviation Fuel -Sources

by Laura Sanicola (Reuters) U.S. billionaire Carl Icahn's CVR Energy Inc is exploring whether it can produce sustainable aviation fuel at its refineries, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Renewable fuels account for just a fraction of the fuel for

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Meet the Startup Producing Oil to Fight Climate Change

by Emily Pontecorvo  (Grist)  How Charm Industrial became a go-to in Big Tech's mission to offset its carbon footprint.  --  ... The friends, all engineers by training, had designed a machine that could turn agricultural waste, like almond shells, into

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Fueling a Renewable Future

by Trevor Hoag (The Iola Register)  Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly toured the East Kansas Agri-Energy ethanol plant in Garnett on Wednesday, part of a series of stops at industries around Southeast Kansas. -- Imagine the smell of baked bread, then beer. That’s

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Board Determines CVR Energy Will Focus on Renewable Fuels, Funds Renewable Diesel Projects

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) CVR Energy Inc.’s board of directors has determined that the company is no longer interested in acquiring another crude oil refinery and instead will focus on renewable fuels. As a result, the board has

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Former Kansas Abengoa Ethanol Plant to Produce Renewable Diesel, Seaboard Energy, Neste, Phillips 66, Alto Ingredients, Haldor Topsoe, Renewable Diesel News

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) ... Seaboard Energy, formerly known as High Plains Bioenergy, is building a renewable diesel plant in Hugoton, Kansas at the former Abengoa ethanol plant site that was purchased in February 2019. Using Haldor Topsoe’s

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Cenex to Offer E15 through Rock Rapids Terminal, Making It More Accessible to Cenex Retail Locations

by Scott Van Aartsen (KIWA Radio)  An area pipeline terminal will be helping to get more E15 fuel into our part of northwest Iowa.  CHS, formerly known as Cenex-Harvest States is expanding access to higher ethanol blend fuels by offering E15 through

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On Earth Day, USDA Invests $487 Million in Rural Water, Energy, and Biofuel Infrastructure

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) Today (April 22, 2021), in honor of Earth Day 2021, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $487 million in critical infrastructure that will help communities

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Educating Consumers On Biofuels- A Lower Carbon Gasoline

(Urban Air Initiative) The Urban Air Initiative recently teamed up with local high school students to educate consumers on the many benefits of biofuels- including the fact that it’s a lower carbon fuel. UAI and a local chapter of the FFA Organization spent time

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CHS Grows Access to High Ethanol Blend Fuels

(CHS) High ethanol blend E15 gasoline is available at about 50 Cenex locations and that number is expected to grow.  -- In early 2021, CHS announced it had taken steps to make E15 fuels more accessible to the company’s Cenex® branded

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Ethanol Blog: EPA Approves Year-Round E15 Sales in Kansas City Metro Area

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) EPA will allow year-round E15 sales in the Kansas City metro area, the agency announced in a news release on Friday. The Trump administration opened up year-round sales of E15, by granting a Reid vapor pressure,

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4 More States Propose Harsh New Penalties for Protesting Fossil Fuels

by Alexander C. Kaufman (Huffington Post)  Industry-designed bills to silence climate protests are under consideration in Arkansas, Kansas, Minnesota and Montana. More are likely to come. ...  (Dawn) Goodwin was at this river crossing near Palisade, Minnesota, to protest the

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50 Renewable Diesel Projects and the Technologies Behind Them

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Renewable diesel, all 9 billion gallons built, under construction, in planning - Take a deep dive into the latest hot renewable diesel news and a special Digest presentation that asks will all of these billions of

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Cleaner Driving with Cleaner Fuel Economic & Environmental Benefits of Ethanol Blends

(Metropolitan Energy Center) Poor air quality is a problem for tens of millions of Americans. And we can’t address dirty air – and the health risks that come with it - until we make transportation cleaner. One approach is already

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Renewable Diesel Scaled to Feedstock: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to NextChem & Saola Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Unlocking value at traditional biorefineries is like the holy grail. A partnership between NextChem and Saola Energy has unlocked smaller-scale conversion of corn oil to renewable diesel, with economics that work — already, biorefineries have

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Biofuels Pivot under Biden

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy)  Ethanol advocates are pushing for the new Biden administration to boost the portion of each gallon of gasoline that comes from corn. ... WHAT WILL BIDEN DO ABOUT BIOFUELS?President Joe Biden's plan to build out electric

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Renewable Diesel's Rising Tide

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine)  An update on U.S. renewable diesel projects—operational, expanding, under construction and proposed—giving new purpose to aging oil refineries. The report represents a transformative volume of nearly 5.5 billion gallons of new or potential capacity. The appeal

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WEBINAR: Cleaner Driving with Cleaner Fuel: Ethanol's Economic/Environmental Benefit --- January 12, 2021 --- free

Join us as we take a look at how low- and mid-blend ethanol are beneficial to your car, the environment and your wallet!  --  Poor air quality is a problem for tens of millions of Americans. We can’t address dirty

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- P.J. Griekspoor

"The time is right for ethanol advocates to make sure the right message gets to the right ears. What ethanol can provide is a high-octane additive that reduces the carbon footprint of not just the fuel burned in automobiles, but at

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Should Ethanol Go Back to Business as Usual after COVID-19?

by Christina Stella (WVIK/NPR) ... As Americans hunkered down for lockdowns, gasoline demand across the country plummeted. Ethanol industry leaders issued warnings that the financial repercussions of widespread lockdowns could be significant to plants across the country. They later reported half of

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California Official Sees State Auto Emissions Deal as 'Template' for Biden

by Nichola Groom, David Shepardson  (Reuters)  California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols, who sources say could be the next federal environment chief, said on Thursday her state’s agreement with manor automakers for fuel efficiency requirements could serve as a “good

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Hutchinson Salt Company: Miners Breathe Better Below Ground with B100

(Biodiesel Sustainability Now)  Kansas Salt Mine Marks Long-Time Success with High Blend of Biodiesel -- The Hutchinson Salt Company recognized the indoor air quality benefits of 100% biodiesel (B100) back in 2003 when the salt mine first tested the fuel in

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CVR Energy Plans Potential Renewable Diesel Project at Coffeyville

by Laura Sanicola  (Reuters) CVR Energy Inc CVI.N plans to pursue a renewable diesel project at its 132,000 barrel per day (bpd) Coffeyville, Kansas, refinery if succeeds in producing the fuel at its Wynnewood, Oklahoma, plant, the refiner said Tuesday. CVR said it

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UAI: Vehicle Emissions Testing Shows Ethanol Blends Are Cleaner

(Urban Air Initiative/Ethanol Producer Magazine) The future of vehicle emission testing is at our fingertips, literally. The use of portable emissions measurements systems (PEMS) is growing in popularity because it’s an accurate and consistent way to test emissions for real world

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Sorghum Producers Call for Ethanol Support

(RFD TV)  Sorghum producers take to the field to highlight biofuel's roll in rebuilding the ag economy. Kansas farmer Rocky Ormiston planted the message "#SupportEthanol" using the latest in precision agricultural tools and a mix of red and white/yellow sorghum

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Trump Administration Invests Up to $100 Million to Increase American Biofuel Sales

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $22 million out of the up to $100 million in grants available to increase American ethanol and biodiesel sales. These funds

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Proposal Aims to Lift Regulation Barring E15 Sales in Kansas City

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has announced it will hold a public hearing on Nov. 4 to consider the revocation of an existing regulation that prevents the sale of E15 in the Kansas City area

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Renew Kansas Biofuels Association on E15 Reg.

(KTIC Radio/Renew Kansas) Renew Kansas Biofuels Association submitted written comments to Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) regarding the agency’s notice of public hearing on its proposal to revoke an existing regulation limiting the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) of ethanol-blended

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How Farming Has Changed in Every State the Last 100 Years

(Houston Chronicle)  Using current and past Census data, Stacker tracks the way the American farming industry has changed over the past century.  Over the past century, American farming has changed dramatically. Crops with long histories like tobacco are still prevalent throughout

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Rep. Marshall Works to Boost Ethanol Exports

by Sarah Motter (WIBW) Congressman Roger Marshall says Kansas is home to 10 biofuel facilities providing high-quality jobs for plant workers in rural communities throughout the state, along with thousands of bushels of soybeans and milo each year. He says overall,

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NBB Launches Ad Campaign Urging President to Reject “Gap” SRE Petitions

(National Biodiesel Board)  NBB encourages farmers, biodiesel producers to ask President Trump to keep his promise -- The National Biodiesel Board today launched a radio advertising campaign in six Midwestern states, urging President Donald Trump to keep his promise on the

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Co-Locating Renewable Diesel with Ethanol Biorefinery: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Saola Energy’s Renewable Diesel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) NextChem was in the news yesterday with the big announcement that they will co-license GranBio’s patented technology for the production of second-generation ethanol, but at ABLC Digital, NextChem was also mentioned in Saola Energy’s presentation and

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Farmers, Researchers Agree: COVID-19, Climate Change Revealed Holes in Agriculture System

by Sarah Spicer (Wichita Eagle) To preserve the environment, mitigate climate change and stabilize the U.S. food system, Midwest farmers should diversify their crops and move away from raising corn and soybeans, researchers say. The current crop system, which was founded after

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Ethanol Leaders See Happy Days in the Future

by Nat Williams (Illinois Farmer Today) The ethanol industry has a long, complicated history. But supporters believe the best days are ahead. “Fuel ethanol was a thing as early as early as automobiles. Henry Ford made his automobiles to run on ethanol

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New Video Spotlights Ethanol’s Important Co-Products

(Renewable Fuels Association) A new video from the Renewable Fuels Association and Kansas Corn provides a clear introduction to other important products that come from ethanol production, primarily distillers grains used in livestock production, distillers oil used to make biodiesel, and captured

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Can U.S. Homegrown Sorghum Help the Ag Industry Get through Covid-19?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It’s been only two years since the Environmental Protection Agency approved sorghum oil as an eligible feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard, but a lot has happened since then. The EPA’s announcement marked a significant step

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Bill Authorizes $600 Million to Support Biofuel Infrastructure

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, on April 28 announced the introduction of the Clean Fuels Deployment Act of 2020. The bill aims to provide funding for installing and converting fuel pump infrastructure to deliver higher blends

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USDA Prepares Aid Package: Perdue Says Aid Coming 'Very Soon' as Groups Highlight Struggles for Industries Such as Ethanol

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)  ... Regarding ethanol, (Agriculture Secretary Sonny) Perdue talked about helping the export market, but he did not talk about providing direct aid to ethanol. On a webinar Wednesday with a Democratic-leaning group, "Focus on Rural,"

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Great Plains Institute’s Latest Report: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to A Clean Fuels Policy for the Midwest

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  The Midwestern Clean Fuels Initiative, facilitated by the Great Plains Institute, is a broad coalition of fuels producers and marketers, nonprofit and research organizations, scientists and engineers, and agriculture and industry stakeholders. The coalition

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The Hand Sanitizer Market: A Salvation for Beleaguered Ethanol Producers, or Not?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) created exemptions allowing certain alcohol fuel permit holders to sell ethanol (alcohol) for use in the

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Researchers Building Stronger, Greener Concrete with Biofuel Byproducts

(Kansas State University) Kansas State University civil engineers are developing the right mix to reduce concrete's carbon footprint and make it stronger. Their innovative ingredient: biofuel byproducts.  --  "The idea is to use bioethanol production byproducts to produce a material to use

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OSU Receives $3.1 Million Research Grant to Improve Sorghum Data and Savings

(Oklahoma State University)  Forage sorghum is being grown in Chickasha as part of the bio-energy research center work on using sorghum in the production of Cellulosic ethanol. Oklahoma received a $3.1 million grant to improve field-level data collection.  -- A recent

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Kansas Corn-Fed Ethanol Seminar --- March 4, 2020 --- Wichita, KS

Join Kansas Corn and Renew Kansas for the Corn-Fed Ethanol Seminar on March 4 at American Ag Credit, 4105 N. Ridge Rd., Wichita, KS. Working together, Kansas corn and ethanol producers have revitalized rural economies and boosted the state’s economy producing a renewable, high

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New Study: Despite Policy Challenges, Ethanol Industry Significantly Benefited Economy in 2019

(Renewable Fuels Association) Policy obstacles—especially ongoing trade disputes and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s granting of RFS compliance waivers to dozens of small refineries —dampened the U.S. ethanol industry’s economic contributions in 2019, according to a new study released today at

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2020 Bioeconomy M&A Deal Review & Outlook

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The Digest published today a 2020 Deal Review and Outlook Bioeconomy M&A visual guide that looks at the slurry of recent mergers and acquisitions in the bioeconomy like Lygos and Librede, NuSeed and Agrisoma, FinCo Fuels

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RFA and NCGA Co-Title Sponsorship of 2020 Crappie Masters Tournament Trail Begins This Week

(Renewable Fuels Association) The 2020 season of the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail begins later this week, with the Renewable Fuels Association and the National Corn Growers Association signed on as co-title sponsors for the fourth consecutive year. The first tournament begins

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Aemetis Acquires Partially Complete Ethanol Plant in Kansas

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Aemetis Inc. has purchased a partially complete ethanol plant in Kansas. While the company previously said it would convert the facility to cellulosic production, Aemetis Chairman and CEO Eric McAfee said there are currently

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A Clean Fuels Policy for the Midwest

(Great Plains Institute)  This Initiative is exploring a clean fuels policy, at the state or regional level, as a marketdriven approach to achieving our economic, energy security, climate, environmental, and public health goals. This white paper presents policy design considerations that

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Dave VanderGriend

"Locally, a chain of convenience stores has installed blender pumps selling mid-level blends in addition to E10 and E85. Consumers are responding by purchasing nearly as much E30 as E10, resulting in 2.5 times more ethanol sales compared to E10-only

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Washington, DC, Is No Longer an Option

by Dave VanderGriend (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Urban Air Initiative/ICM)    Mid-level blends are the future of the ethanol industry, and the U.S. government can't be trusted to promote their use.  ...  An overlooked provision in the recent rule allowing year-round sales

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Autothermal Pyrolysis: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Rethinking Thermochemical Processing

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Iowa State University is working on fast pyrolysis, and Robert Brown, Director of the university’s Bioeconomy Institute looks at how their work is making us rethink thermochemical processing. By looking at autothermal pyrolysis, and more, Brown

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USDA, National Sorghum Producers to Quantify Sorghum Sustainability for Ethanol Production

(Biofuels International) US industry association the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) has partnered with the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas, US to quantify sorghum sustainability in a key American ethanol production region. The partnership will

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Aircraft Fly Green to NBAA BACE on Avfuel's Sustainable Aviation Fuel at AVFLIGHT Salina (KSLN)

(AvFuel)   Operators fueling at Avflight Salina helped further business aviation’s carbon neutrality goals by flying on Avfuel’s sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).   Flight starting fueling on Friday, October 19 and will continue through Sunday, October 20.  This effort is in coordination with

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Gevo Supplies Avfuel with Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Aircraft Headed to the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV

(Gevo/Globe Newswire) Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) a leading renewable fuels and chemicals manufacturer, announced today it has supplied sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to further support carbon neutrality goals in the aviation industry. Gevo’s customer and global fuel supplier, Avfuel Corporation, has partnered

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Ethanol’s Impact Lauded in Wake of Saudi Attack

by Candace Krebs (Ag Journal) ... “What people don’t realize is that shale provides a particular very light type of oil, and we can’t use that exclusively with the way our refineries are configured,” explains Scott Richman, chief economist for the

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Senate Bill Provides Tax Incentives for Biogas Investments

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Pat Roberts, R-Kan., reintroduced the Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act on Sept. 24. The bill aims to expand the biogas market by providing a 30 percent investment tax credit to help offset

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Oil vs. Electric Vehicles

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy)  Oil-backed groups are countering utilities' plans to expand electric vehicle infrastructure with regulatory and lobbying campaigns against the proposals in at least 10 states so far, Pro's Gavin Bade reports. The efforts, some greens

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White House Presses Biofuel, Oil Executives for Compromise

by Mario Parker and Jennifer A Dlouhy (Bloomberg/Investors Business Daily)  Discussions aimed at breaking logjam over biofuel plan; Friday deadline issued for ideas on potential compromise  -- Trump administration officials are squeezing biofuel and oil refining executives to agree to

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Innovate AND Implement: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to ICM’s Ethanol and Biorefining

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Innovation is great but without implementation, the story ends there. Not so for ICM, a Kanasas-based company that took its small business roots in a farming community and an idea and turned it into 1/3 of

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USGC Team Explores Ethanol Potential for Latin America U.S. Grains Council

(U.S. Grains Council/Farm Forum)  ... This goal of enabling expanded conversations on ethanol blending is why the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) organized a trade team in July to connect representatives from national refineries, ministries of energy and other key stakeholders

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