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Final Rule in Response to Request from States for Removal of Gasoline Volatility Waiver (E15)

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The Environmental Protection Agency is responding to requests from state governors to remove the 1-psi volatility waiver for gasoline-ethanol blends containing 10 percent ethanol in their states. The governors made their request pursuant to CAA section 211(h)(5),

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Northeast Nebraska County Delivers Blow to Plans for Carbon Pipeline

by Paul Hammel (Nebraska Examiner)  Stanton County denial would require Summit Carbon Solutions to reapply for conditional use permit -- A rural Nebraska county delivered a blow Tuesday to plans by an Iowa corporation to build a pipeline carrying carbon dioxide across

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Exclusive: Biden Administration to Approve E15 Gasoline Expansion Starting in 2025, Sources Say

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) The White House will approve a request from a group of Midwest governors to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, but will push the start date into next year, two

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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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Lawmakers Urge Use of Sound Science in SAF Carbon Modeling

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  As the Treasury Department March 1 deadline nears to update the GREET model, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers have written to the working group in charge of the changes to asking them to ensure they are basing them

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Brief: ‘Low ROI’ Still the Top Reason Farmers Won’t Engage in Carbon Projects, Says Purdue Survey

by Jennifer Marston (Ag Funder News) - Nearly 10% of farm producers have engaged in talks about carbon capture, says the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer report.  -The percentage of producers discussing carbon contracts in 2024 is consistent with survey

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Groskopf: Building Trust in Ethanol

by Andy Groskopf (Nebraska Corn Board/Kearney Hub)  ... Each time I tuned in to the Big Ten Network, I saw a commercial advertising Unleaded 88 on volleyball and football with logos in the corner boasting the tagline, “Engine Smart, Earth Kind.” ... The

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16 Republican Governors Urge Biden EPA to Roll Back Proposed Electric Vehicle Standards

by Maya Marchel Hoff  (USA TODAY)  Sixteen Republican governors are calling on the Biden administration to walk back electric vehicle standards, saying Americans just aren't that interested in battery-powered cars and trucks. In an open letter released Monday and lead by Nebraska Gov. Jim

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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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The Path to Higher Blends—Artificial Barriers Limiting Us to 10 percent

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/South Dakota Farmers Union)  ... While almost all gasoline now contains 10 percent ethanol, we are easily producing enough that the base gasoline in the United States could absorb at least 12-15 percent. And, if

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Viewpoint: SAF, E15 May Lift US Ethanol Demand in 2024

by Matthew Cope and Payne Williams (Argus Media) Ethanol demand may get a boost next year as the US paves a path for ethanol-derived sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and the potential for permanent year-round sales of 15pc ethanol gasoline (E15) in

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CO2 Pipeline Projects Struggle to Gain Traction

by Christopher E. Smith (Oil & Gas Journal)  A much larger pipeline network than that already used for enhanced oil recovery would be needed for carbon capture, storage, and sequestration (CCS) to meet national greenhouse gas reduction goals. Estimates published

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States Oppose EPA's E15 March Proposal: Iowa, Nebraska Ask Court to Require EPA to Finalize E15 Rule Before March

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) The states of Iowa and Nebraska asked a federal court on Wednesday to require EPA to "promptly" finalize a rule to allow permanent, year-round E15 sales in eight states, rejecting the agency's proposed plan to

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RFA Thanks Lawmakers for Seeking Swift White House Action on Year-Round E15

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association is applauding a bipartisan group of 22 lawmakers from both the House and Senate, who asked the White House today (December 14, 2023) to swiftly finalize regulations that would allow year-round sales of lower-carbon

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Congress Watches from Sidelines as Courts Set Ethanol Policy

by Marc Heller (Politico Pro E&E Daily) In the wake of another court ruling on the renewable fuel standard, there's scant sign lawmakers can pass meaningful changes. -- After a federal court ruled last week that small petroleum refiners should be given

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Bio Innovations Midwest --- September 24-25, 2024 --- Omaha, NE

The new business event for the US bioeconomy: Over 400 industry leaders will connect via a programme of pre-arranged 1-2-1 commercial meetings, knowledge exchange and networking. This two day event will present the Midwest as the heartland of the US bioeconomy and

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Action Allowing Year-Round Sales of E15 in the US Could Be Near: Trade Group

by Kate Winston (S&P Global) December deadline looming in lawsuit; Spending bill could be vehicle in 2024 -- In the next few months, legislative or legal proceedings could set the stage to allow year-round sales of a gasoline blend containing 15% 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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Growth Energy CEO Takes Center Stage on SAF and Clean Energy

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) This week, CEO Emily Skor highlighted the biofuel industry’s perspective on the future of sustainability and clean energy during two high-profile forums in Washington, D.C.   On Nov. 14, Skor joined lawmakers and industry leaders, including Argonne National Laboratory

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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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Heartland Greenway Project Update: Carbon Pipeline Project Canceled

(Navigator CO2) The development of Navigator CO2’s pipeline project has been challenging. Given the unpredictable nature of the regulatory and government processes involved, particularly in South Dakota and Iowa, the Company has decided to cancel its pipeline project. Matt Vining, CEO of

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Werner CEO Leathers Warns of Supply Chain Effects with Overzealous Clean Truck Regulations

by John D. Schulz (Logistics Management) The chief executive of one of America's largest trucking fleets is warning of the unintended consequences of “an avalanche” of state and federal mandates for electric trucks. Derek Leathers, president and CEO of Werner Enterprises,

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Summit Carbon Pipeline Gets Delayed until Early 2026, CEO Says

by Kim Chipman (Bloomberg Law) Project was initially expected to be up and running in 2024; Plan to trap ethanol emissions is backed by big investors  -- Summit Carbon Solutions’ massive carbon-capture and storage pipeline across the US Corn Belt is now expected

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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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New Partnership Brings Biodiesel to Husker Athletics and All of Nebraska

(Nebraska Soybean Board) The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) has teamed up with Husker Athletics to promote and power the team buses with biodiesel for the ongoing school year and sports season. This innovative sponsorship officially launched as the college sports season kicked off this fall

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Major Navigator CO2 Pipeline Project Is on Hold while the Company Reevaluates the Route in 5 States

by Josh Funk (Associated Press)  Navigator CO2 Ventures announced Tuesday that it is putting on hold one of the two biggest proposed carbon dioxide pipeline projects in the Midwest so it can reassess the project. The company withdrew its application for a

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Fill Up With Purpose: Your Gas Tank Can Help Fund Cancer Research

(Morning Ag Clips/Renewable Fuels Nebraska) Fuel the Cure campaign runs during month of October -- Join the Nebraska Ethanol Board, Renewable Fuels Nebraska, and participating retail stations this October in supporting Fuel the Cure. By choosing ethanol blends at the pump, you’re

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Analysis: US Carbon Capture Pipeline Setbacks Reflect Challenges in Climate Fight

by Leah Douglas (Reuters)   A series of permit rejections for two high-profile carbon pipeline projects in the U.S. Midwest could bode poorly for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a widespread solution to climate change, reflecting deep-seated public concern about its

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Fischer Introduces “Stop EV Freeloading Act” to Support Infrastructure Investments, Promote Fairness

(Office of Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE)) U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, recently led U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) in introducing the Stop EV Freeloading Act. The legislation would

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CO2 Pipelines: The New Populist Republican Target

by Mike Soraghan (E&E News Energywire)  Far-right leaders are often fans of pipelines crossing the country, but when it comes to ones carrying carbon dioxide — forget it. Big pipeline and carbon sequestration projects in the Midwest, which would involve thousands of

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Expect to See E15 and E85 Offered at More Gas Stations

by Cody Ronnfeldt (Norfolk NE Radio) Higher blends of ethanol are being offered at more gas stations in Nebraska and bill approved by lawmakers this past legislative session will help spur continued growth. During the Governor’s Call-In Show Monday, a caller wanted

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Carbon Pipeline Company Has Not ‘Taken Any State off the Map’ after SD Permit Rejection

by Joshua Haiar and Jared Strong (South Dakota Searchlight) But Navigator CO2 pulls back on some operations while awaiting written decision -- A recently failed permit application is not necessarily the end of a carbon capture pipeline company’s goal of building in

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Converting Engines, and the E85 Narrative

by Luke Geiver (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Whether Tuomo Isokivijärvi is meeting with venture capitalists in Palo Alto, California,  Finland or anywhere else in the world, he’s usually trying to explain how his company’s E85-based conversion kit technology applies to current and

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Minnesota Regulators Vote to Proceed with Environmental Review of Disputed Carbon Capture Pipeline

 by Steve Karnowski (Associated Press)  Minnesota regulators voted Thursday to proceed with an environmental review for part of a proposed but disputed pipeline network that would carry planet-warming carbon dioxide from Midwest ethanol plants to a permanent underground storage site. Iowa-based Summit Carbon

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U.S. Sen. Pete Ricketts Highlights Flex Fuel Fairness Bill during Nebraska Event

by Jake Anderson and Alex McLoon (KETV) Sen. Pete Ricketts is shedding light on alternatives to gas other than battery electric vehicles with his Flex Fuel Fairness Act. The bipartisan bill gives credits to automakers for producing vehicles that reduce carbon output. "One

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Nebraska Corn Board Hosts Trade Team from Mexico Exploring Ethanol

(Nebraska Corn Board/Nebraska Rural Radio Association) A delegation of 12 nutritionists and buyers from different feed-producing companies in Mexico were in the Midwest and Nebraska this week to gain a better understanding of the U.S. ethanol sector. In conjunction with the

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Exclusive: Phillips 66, ADM in Talks on Biofuels Joint Venture - Sources

by Stephanie Kelly, Karl Plume and Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters)  U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 (PSX.N) and grain trader Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM.N) are discussing a biofuels joint venture with an aim toward producing lower-carbon jet fuel, three people familiar with the matter said. The oil and corn-based ethanol

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Iowa AG Brenna Bird Sues EPA over Ethanol Rules, Saying It 'Dragged Its Feet' on E-15 Sales

by Galen Bacharier (Des Moines Register) Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird is suing the Environmental Protection Agency, as Iowa and Nebraska try to force the agency to issue final rules allowing the year-round sale of gasoline blended with 15% ethanol. The Republican

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Ethanol Blog: Senate Bill Would Open Door Wider for Flexible-Fuel Vehicles in Emissions Reductions

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Monday would provide new incentives for automakers to produce more flexible-fuel vehicles, which are vehicles that can burn any blend of ethanol up to E85. The Flex Fuel

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Flood, Budzinski Introduce SAF Accuracy Act of 2023

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Reps. Mike Flood, R-Neb., and Nikki Budzinski, D-Ill., on July 25 introduced the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Accuracy Act of 2023, a bipartisan bill that aims to identify the standards required to meet the definition of

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Renewable Diesel’s Uncertain Future

by Jacqueline Holland (Farm Progress) Farmers and the rest of the world want green energy. Is the U.S. government standing in the way? -- Greg Anderson was disheartened when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 2023-25 biofuel blending volumes in June. The

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Circular Bioeconomy Conversations in Nebraska, Around the World

(Solutions from the Land) The circles of life are catching on, in and beyond agriculture. Ray Gaesser has been talking about the circles of life on his farm in Iowa for years, and circular agricultural systems were the main focus of the recent Iowa Smart Agriculture Forum.  But

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Tax Credits Jump Start Midwest Carbon Capture Projects — but the Cost Will Be in the Billions

by Erin Jordan (The Gazette) and  Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco (Harvest Public Media) (NPR)... Carbon tax credits are a “challenge to industry that says ‘if you can do this thing that makes sense for the climate, the U.S. government will pay you potentially tens,

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USGC Engages Aquaculture Sector with Immediate Success

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)Using Market Access Program funds, the U.S. Grains Council Mexico kicked off its latest DDGS market development program in the aquaculture sector. Previously, the Council had a limited engagement with the aquaculture sector in Mexico, with

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Funding for Homegrown Biofuels as Part of Investing in America Agenda

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) Funds Are Being Provided by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act; USDA Awards First Round of Funding to 59 Infrastructure Projects --   U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA plans to invest up

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Not My Dad’s Ethanol

by Jim Kendrick (Biofuels Digest)  As I attended the 39th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in Omaha, Nebraska held June 12-14, memories of dinner table lessons received as the son of an Ag Economics professor come back to

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An Emerging Bonanza in Ethanol-Focused Carbon Capture?

by Jim Kendrick (Biofuels Digest) The US carbon capture market has grown, experts say, to $13 billion in 2023 and according to ExxonMobil is on the way to $4 trillion. That could mean that a bonanza for infrastructure in the form

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Iowa Regulators to Begin Summit Carbon Capture Pipeline Hearing Aug. 22 in Fort Dodge

by Donnelle Eller  (Des Moines Register) State regulators plan to hold a hearing beginning Aug. 22 in Fort Dodge on Summit Carbon Solutions' $4.5 billion proposal to build a roughly 680-mile carbon capture pipeline across Iowa, according to an order released

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Nebraska Soybean Farmers Extol Biodiesel Benefits

(Transport Topics) Trucking Campaign May Be Repeated Next Fiscal Year  -- A trucking campaign promoting biodiesel fuel to easily lower carbon emissions by the state soybean farmers has been such a success in raising awareness it may be repeated. For four months

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Nebraska Governor Signs Bill Promoting Use of Biodiesel

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Legislation adds Nebraska to the growing list of Midwest states prioritizing home-grown fuels and adding value to their state's agriculture industry -- Gov. Jim Pillen (R-NE) signed into law legislation promoting the sale and use of

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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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Doug Sombke: Carbon Sequestration Remains a Pipe Dream. Ethanol Fuel Already Has Value

by Doug Sombke (South Dakota Farmers Union/Farm Forum) ... The recent study by South Dakota ethanol producers estimating a value to the state of nearly $6 billion needs to be carefully examined. Argus Leader’s recent article delving into the study does a

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INSIDE CFAA: Forward Motion for Clean Fuels

by Floyd Vergara (Biodiesel Magazine)  ... Momentum from California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard continues to build the framework for the success of biodiesel and renewable diesel. Nearly 1.7 billion gallons of biomass-based diesel was used in 2022, displacing nearly half

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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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Clean Fuels Applauds Governors’ Letter on RFS BBD Volumes

(Clean Fuels Alliance America)  Letter calls proposed RVOs “exactly the wrong signal to send right now”  --  Today, Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed a letter sent by Govs. Kim Reynolds (R-IA), Mike Parson (R-MO), and Jim Pillen (R-NE) to EPA Administrator

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American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers --- July 9-12, 2023 --- Omaha, NE

ASABE 2023 presents a forum to expand awareness of current industry trends, promote and acknowledge innovations in design and technology, and provide opportunities for professional development – all with a focus on the economic, political and societal impacts facing the

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Iowa Regulators Propose Using Mediators to Settle Summit Carbon Capture Pipeline Disputes

by Donnelle Eller (Des Moines Register)  Iowa regulators propose hiring mediators to settle easement disputes between an Ames company and landowners in the path of its nearly 800-mile carbon-capture pipeline who could be targeted for eminent domain. The Iowa Utilities Board floated

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Infinium and Navigator CO2 Collaborate on eFuels Project in US Midwest

(Infinium/PR Newswire) Navigator to provide approximately 600k TPA of CO2 as a feedstock for ultra-low carbon Infinium eFuels  --  Electrofuels provider Infinium and comprehensive carbon management company Navigator CO2 ("Navigator") announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and

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RFA Thanks Sen. Ricketts, Colleagues for Renewable Fuels Month Recognition

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today thanked Sen. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) and eight additional Senate colleagues for a resolution naming May as national Renewable Fuels Month, “to recognize the important role that renewable fuels play in reducing carbon impacts, lowering fuel

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Local View: Supporting Farmers, State

by Jan TenBensel (Lincoln Journal Star/Nebraska Ethanol Board) May and warm weather are officially here, bringing the beginning of driving season and, more importantly, Renewable Fuels Month. These two go hand in hand as the warm weather brings vacations and

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Sequestration in the Field

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Carbon intensity scores determine, in part, the value producers get for each gallon of ethanol they produce. Today’s CI calculations don’t factor in low-carbon farming practices, but industry leaders like Brian Jennings are determined

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Governors of Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri Throw Collective Support behind Regional ‘Hydrogen Hub’ Bid

by Cindy Gonzalez (Nebraska Examiner) Excitement is mounting among state leaders over the possibility that Nebraska and two neighboring states could be named a regional “hydrogen hub,” a designation that would open a door to more than $1 billion in federal funds

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Midwest CO2 Pipelines Push ahead as Bills Fizzle

by Jeffrey Tomich, Carlos Anchondo, Mike Soraghan (E&E News Energywire)  Companies planning carbon capture projects in the Midwest are defeating legislative proposals to add regulations or block them, increasing the likelihood that a sprawling network of planned pipelines to transport the

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Husker Duo Part of National Push for Improved Biofuels

by Leslie Reed (Neraska Today) University of Nebraska–Lincoln research that aims to transform sorghum into a sustainable feedstock for the bioeconomy is receiving renewed support from the U.S. Department of Energy. Tom Clemente, Eugene W. Price Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, and Edgar Cahoon, George Holmes

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Carbon America Introduces Project to Community

by Alicia Barry (Akron News-Reporter) Washington and Yuma Counties became a little more acquainted with Carbon America last week. The company held a community open house last Wednesday, March 22 at Quintech in Yuma, highlighting their Carbon Capture and Storage project at

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Ethanol Report with More #NEC23 Highlights

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The centerpiece of the 2023 National Ethanol Conference was a new concept vehicle that runs on both electricity and up to 85 percent ethanol. In this edition of The Ethanol Report, Renewable Fuels Association VP of Industry Relations Robert White talks about

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Minnesota Seeks to Regulate Neonic Seed -- Nebraska Ethanol Plant Environmental Disaster Sparks Treated-Seed Bill in Minnesota

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  The environmental disaster at a former ethanol plant in Mead, Nebraska, has sparked concern in other states -- most recently in Minnesota. A Minnesota legislative committee held a hearing Wednesday on a bill that would ban

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Gov. Noem and Colleagues Request E15 Emergency Waiver

(South Dakota Government) Today (March 21, 2023), Governor Kristi Noem and three of her fellow governors sent a letter to EPA Administrator Regan requesting an emergency waiver to allow for E15 this summer during driving season. Governor Kristi Noem and three of

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Nebraska Bill Aims to Boost Availability of E15

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Legislation recently introduced in the Nebraska Legislature aims to boost the availability of E15 fuel by introducing new requirements for fuel retailers and creating a grant program to support necessary upgrades at fuel retail locations. The

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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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Farmers Sue Minnesota on Zero Emissions

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) Minnesota Ag Interests Sue State on Adoption of California Zero-Emission Mandate --  Agriculture, biofuels and convenience store groups allege the state of Minnesota violated the Constitution and federal law in adopting California's zero-emissions vehicles mandate,

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As LCFS Programs Proliferate, Don’t Get behind the 8-Ball

by Allison Bergquist (Stillwater Associates) A quick Google image search of “state LCFS policy maps” results in numerous versions of a U.S. map (and sometimes Europe or Canada) with different states annotated as considering a low carbon fuel standard (LCFS).

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US Carbon Pipeline Faces Setback as Residents Refuse to Cede Land Rights

by Leah Douglas (Reuters)  Navigator CO2 Ventures’ proposed carbon pipeline project in the U.S. Midwest is struggling to secure a site to store millions of tons of greenhouse gas it hopes to collect from the region’s ethanol plants, as residents refuse

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Ethanol Blog -- Iowa, Nebraska Attorneys General to Sue EPA on Delay on E15 Rule Unless Effective Date Moved Up

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) The attorneys general of Nebraska and Iowa announced their intent to sue the EPA on its proposed E15 rule for eight states, in a certified letter delivered to EPA Administrator Michael Regan on Monday. The states

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Midwest CO2 Pipeline Rush Creates Regulatory Chaos

by Mike Soraghan  (E&E News Energywire)  A complicated question is looming in the Midwest over plans to build thousands of miles of carbon dioxide pipelines: Who would regulate them? The answer could affect the Biden administration’s hopes for a massive buildup of

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Biodiesel Summit: Sustainable Aviation Fuel & Renewable Diesel --- June 12-14, 2023 --- Omaha, NE

The Biodiesel Summit: Sustainable Aviation Fuel & Renewable Diesel is a forum designed for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers to learn about cutting-edge process technologies, new techniques and equipment to optimize existing production, and efficiencies to save money while increasing throughput and

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Biden to Set in Motion Gasoline Policy Shift to Bolster Ethanol

by Jennifer A Dlouhy (Bloomberg) ... The administration is set to outline its plans to formally propose the change soon, setting the change in motion in time for next year’s summer driving season, according to people familiar with the matter

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Biofuels Caucus, led by Johnson, Smith, Craig and Pocan, Re-Launches for the 118th Congress

by Jody Heemstra (DRG News) Biofuels Caucus Leadership Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), Adrian Smith (R-NE), Angie Craig (D-MN), and Mark Pocan (D-WI) re-launched the Congressional Biofuels Caucus for the 118th Congress. The Congressional Biofuels Caucus is a bipartisan caucus keeping Members of Congress

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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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Nebraska Soybean Board Sponsors Truck Side Campaign Promoting Biodiesel

(Nebraska Soybean Board) The Nebraska Soybean Board is proud to announce a truck side campaign promoting the use of biodiesel fuel in the state. This effort is aimed at raising awareness about a homegrown market and encouraging Nebraskans to ask for

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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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Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Off-Take Agreement with Cattlemen's Heritage Beef Company, Planned Expansion of Bellevue, Nebraska, Plant

(Darling Ingredients/CISION)  Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR), the world's leading company turning food waste into sustainable products and producer of renewable energy, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cattlemen's Heritage Beef Company to purchase the off-take from its planned

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Capturing Close to Home

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazinie) Carbon America is implementing carbon capture and sequestration at three commonly owned ethanol plants in Colorado and Nebraska. With enhanced incentives to sequester and decarbonize—and the nearby geology to do it—the plan has momentum. ... (A)

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Gazing Higher: The Quest for E30

by Luke Geiver (Ethanol Producer Magazine) E30 could be the future of ethanol. The blend has so much going for it, even if it's not yet in widespread use. For starters, E30 provides an engine with more octane per gallon

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Biofuels M&A: 2022 Review & Outlook 2023

by Bruce Comer, Frank Kim, and Zak Putlak (Ocean Park/Biofuels Digest)  The market for buying and selling biofuels plants followed a historic 2021 with a transformational year in 2022, driven by one pivotal biomass-based diesel (BBD) transaction. Overall, seven mergers and

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North Dakota Sets 4 Hearings on Summit Carbon Pipeline

by Jeff Beach (AgWeek) Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions says its pipeline project will help ethanol plants. The project aims to capture greenhouse gas emissions and pipe the CO2 to western North Dakota for underground storage. -- The North Dakota Public Service

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Myron Dorn

"I contend that for too long, the petroleum industry in Nebraska has resisted higher ethanol blends, virtually eliminating customers options to select and purchase renewable E-15. This is a de-facto petroleum mandate and Nebraska's consumers are footing the bill." --

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Bill to Pump up E-15 Use in Nebraska, Heard by Agriculture Committee

by Doug Kennedy (News Channel Nebraska)  Bill would require more sale of the ethanol blend in Nebraska, and offer grant support for retailers  --- A Nebraska legislative bill seeks to increase the use of E-15 ethanol fuel in the state. 

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Gevo, Maker of Biofuel for Jets, Adding South Dakota Plant to Summit Carbon Pipeline

by Jeff Beach (The Globe) Gevo will be making sustainable aviation fuel in Lake Preston, South Dakota. Summit Carbon Solutions plans to capture carbon emissions from the facility. -- A renewable jet fuel plant under construction in South Dakota has signed

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United, Tallgrass, and Green Plains Form Joint Venture to Develop New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Technology Using Ethanol

(United Airlines/PR Newswire) United, Tallgrass, and Green Plains will invest up to a combined $50 million in the joint venture – Blue Blade Energy – to develop the technology; United has entered into an offtake agreement with Blue Blade Energy

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INSIDE CFAA: Midwest Momentum

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/Biodiesel Magazine)  This past year, states across the country continued to prioritize low-carbon renewable fuels like biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel.Clean Fuels Alliance America worked with state soybean organizations and member organizations to enact new

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Bacon Demands Administration 'Defend the Midwest'

by Lydia Johnson (Agri-Pulse)  Speaking on this week’s Agri-Pulse Newsmakers, Nebraska Republican Rep. Don Bacon said biofuels, trade, crop insurance and research are among his top issues for the farm bill and discussed his role in finding common ground in the House with

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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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Renewable Diesel & SAF: Project Roundup Report

by Anna Simet (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine’s annual production map showed 34 renewable diesel/SAF plants under development, construction or operating in the U.S., as of September. The following includes updates regarding some of these projects. -- This fall, Biodiesel Magazine

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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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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $118 Million to Accelerate Domestic Biofuel Production

(U.S. Department of Energy) 17 Projects Will Boost Production of Biofuels for Consumer and Freight Transportation in America, Support President Biden’s Decarbonization and Climate Agenda -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $118 million in funding for 17 projects

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17th Ethanol: Emerging Issues Forum --- March 6-7, 2023 --- Omaha, NE

Join us in-person for the 17th Ethanol: Emerging Issues Forum on March 6 and 7, 2023 in Omaha, to explore cutting-edge innovations and tangible solutions being implemented by biofuels leaders, the agricultural sector, and political partners taking a clean-fuel approach to climate action and industry

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Environment, Health, and Safety Summit --- August 10, 2023 --- Kearney, NE

The Environment, Health, and Safety Summit, brought to you by the Nebraska Ethanol Board, is a daylong, in-person event featuring speakers from agencies and organizations across the region. This is your opportunity to network and learn about the latest regulations and

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RFA Congratulates Ricketts on Senate Appointment

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today congratulated former Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on his appointment to the U.S. Senate by new Gov. Jim Pillen. “During his two terms as governor of Nebraska, Pete Ricketts showed tremendous vision and leadership

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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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Renewable Diesel & SAF: Project Roundup Report

by Anna Simet (Biodiesel Magazine) Biodiesel Magazine’s annual production map showed 34 renewable diesel/SAF plants under development, construction or operating in the U.S., as of September. The following includes updates regarding some of these projects. This fall, Biodiesel Magazine chatted with

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Fuel the Cure Raises $15K for Breast Cancer Research

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Nebraska fuel retailers and drivers helped to raise more than $15,000 in October as part of Fuel the Cure 2022, a campaign that also educates the public about healthier fuel options. During October, when drivers chose higher blends of

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South Dakota Suggests Delaying Summit Carbon Pipeline Hearings to September or Later

by Jeff Beach (AgWeek)  Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions wants to start construction in 2023 to benefit the ethanol industry, but some farmers have concerns about damage to farmland and property values. --  South Dakota regulators say they may need to push

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Osaka Gas USA, Tallgrass & Green Plains Partner to Advance Japan’s Climate Objectives

(Green Plains/Business Wire) Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE), Tallgrass and Osaka Gas USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan-based Osaka Gas, today announced the commencement of a joint feasibility study to evaluate the production of up to 200,000 tons per year of synthetic

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Local View: Ethanol around the World

by Jan Tenbensel (Lincoln Journal Star)  Reduced air pollution and energy security are crucial issues in Japan, which  recently committed to achieving carbon neutrality, including through increased use of bioethanol. I was honored to represent the Nebraska Ethanol Board on a

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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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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Expand E15 Gasoline Sales, with Support from Oil Group

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) U.S. senators from Nebraska and Minnesota introduced legislation on Tuesday that would expand nationwide sales of E15, a gasoline with a higher blend of ethanol, after gaining support for the bill from an oil industry trade group

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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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Energy Company Planning Biodiesel Plant at Ueland Tree Farm Able to Power 200,000 Homes – US

(Biofuels Central) One of the nation’s largest independent energy companies is partnering with a landowner west of Lake Kitsap to propose a power plant in a former rock quarry. Tenaska consultants, based in Omaha, Nebraska, have begun the licensing process to develop

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U.S. Year-Round Sales of an Ethanol-Gas Blend Wins Oil Group's Support

by Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) A Republican U.S. senator plans to submit federal legislation with the support of a major oil industry trade group that would expand national sales of E15, a higher ethanol-gasoline blend. Senator Deb Fischer, of Nebraska,

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Biofuels, Carbon Capture and Storage Carbon Pipelines Seek Iowa Permits as Protestors Disrupt Industry Conference

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) Protestors opposed to carbon pipeline projects in Iowa disrupted the opening of a two-day Carbon Capture Conference and Expo. At least seven people stood up at separate times during an early panel discussion Tuesday, blowing

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Leading the Way to Cleaner, More Affordable, American-Made Fuel

(Office of Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R-NE)) There’s no reason why the U.S. should be reliant on authoritarian regimes like Iran, Russia, and Venezuela to supply the fuel we need.  We have more than enough resources to restore our energy independence

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Hot Spots: The 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Here are the 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2022, as selected by the Digest’s editors. READ MORE

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Ethanol: A Pathway to Reward Climate Smart Agriculture

by Brian Jennings (American Coalition for Ethanol/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A few years ago, ACE began alerting our industry that it would be a matter of if, not when, Congress would enact legislation designed to address climate change and reduce greenhouse

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Pete Ricketts

"Nebraska has already demonstrated that E30 can be used in regular vehicles without reducing performance or requiring extra maintenance. ...Promoting higher ethanol blends should be a centerpiece of our national strategy to lower gas prices." -- Office of Governor Pete

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Gov. Ricketts Announces EPA Approval of State’s Expanded E30 Demonstration Project

(Office of Governor Pete Ricketts)   Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the continuation of groundbreaking research being done in Nebraska on E30 fuel.  Results of the State’s initial pilot program, launched in 2019,

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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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Pipeline Company, Ethanol Plant Plan Carbon Capture Pipeline in Nebraska Panhandle

by Dan Crisler (Omaha World Herald) Carbon America and Bridgeport Ethanol in the Nebraska Panhandle have announced plans to develop a carbon capture pipeline that would see the first carbon dioxide sequestered within the state. Carbon America’s pipeline project joins other

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IUB Addresses Request for Environmental Impact Study on Proposed Summit Carbon Solutions CO2 Pipeline

(Iowa Utilities Board) The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) issued an order today that denies a request for an environmental impact study (EIS) regarding the proposed carbon capture pipeline by Summit Carbon Solutions LLC (Summit Carbon), which is pending before the IUB in Docket

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EPA Approves Efficient Producer Pathway for Nebraska Plant

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA in September approved an efficient producer pathway for Green Plains Inc.’s 116 MMgy ethanol plant located in Central City, Nebraska. The approval allows the facility to generate renewable identification numbers (RINs) for

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Next-Gen Feedstocks for the Emerging Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The goal of this project is to develop productive, cost-effective and sustainable warm-season perennial bioenergy feedstock production systems on marginal croplands across geographic locations in the Midwest. The University of Illinois (at Champaign-Urbana)’s D. K.

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FlyORO Meets with Duncan Aviation to Explore Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) at Lincoln Airport

(FlyORO)  Duncan Aviation, the world’s largest privately owned business jet service provider, takes sustainability seriously. The company recently earned NATA’s sustainability standard for aviation businesses. Now, Duncan Aviation is exploring ways to efficiently bring SAF to their customers. The increasing trend towards

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Carbon America to Launch Nebraska’s First Commercial Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project

(Carbon America) The carbon capture and sequestration facility will capture 95 percent of emissions from a Nebraska ethanol production facility and permanently store the CO₂ underground --  Carbon America, the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer, announced

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Chemicals

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Policymakers and energy security hawks love fuel, but consumers love renewable chemicals that power the everyday applications in their lives — resins, solvents, nutraceuticals, intermediates to make fabrics, nylons, plastics, and more. There’s a dizzying

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City of Omaha in Nebraska, US Agrees $20m Contract for Biogas Project

(Bioenergy Insight) The City of Omaha in Nebraska, US is moving forward with a plan to turn human waste into green energy, and expects to make millions of dollars in the process, according to Omaha World Herald. With a $20 million investment

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Husker-Led Team Exploiting Oilseeds’ Potential in Biofuels, Bioproducts

by Tiffany Lee (University of Nebraska) A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher is leading a team working to unlock the full potential of two oilseeds that may help meet the escalating demand for renewable fuels, industrial chemicals and other bioproducts. The team

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Three Mississippi State-Bred Switchgrasses Hit the Market

(Mississippi State University/Biomass Magazine)  Mississippi State scientists have developed switchgrass varieties that are waking up the industry with exceptional germination rates and are ready for commercial use in the Deep South. Switchgrass is used for biofuels, soil and water conservation and carbon

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Green Plains, Tallgrass and PNNL Awarded DOE Funding for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Technology

(Green Plains) Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE), Tallgrass, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) today announced they have been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology as part of the federal agency’s effort

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ACE Scholarship Program Announces 2022 Winners

(American Coalition for Ethanol) As the new school year gets underway, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates the 2022 scholarship recipients Heath Huschitt, Tyler Robert and Mallorie Schultz. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Plains

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The company has moved past an ethanol and protein positioning to “a leading agri-tech company committed to transforming our platform to process annually renewable crops into more sustainable, high-value ingredients” High-value they are — but

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Nebraska Leaders in UK, Ireland to Strengthen Ag Exports Including Ethanol and Beef

by Kellan Heavican (Brownfield Ag News) ...  On a call with reporters Wednesday, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts discussed climate goals, animal welfare and beef consumption with the state’s trading partner. “We can be here talking about our story and reassure ag

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Project Aims to Reduce Water, Energy in Ethanol Production

(University of Nebraska Research and Economic Development/Nebraska Today) Nebraska researchers are studying how to make ethanol production more environmentally sensitive by reducing the amount of water and energy required to produce it and cutting the air emissions that result. The Nebraska Environmental Trust

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CALL FOR SPEAKERS 2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) — June 12-14, 2023 — Omaha, NE DEADLINE February 10, 2023

Presentation abstracts will be accepted for the 2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo through February 10, 2023. Abstracts may be submitted in any of the following areas: Production and Operations – Biological Processes Production and Operations – Mechanical Processes and Plant Control

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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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EPA Ag Advisor Updates ACE Conference

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Rod Snyder, Senior Advisor for Agriculture at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, was a keynote speaker for the 35th American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference Friday in Omaha to provide an update on the role of biofuels in forthcoming

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Fuel Retailer Says Ethanol Industry Can Support an E15 National Standard

by Kellan Heavican (Brownfield Ag News) ... Randy Gard is the Chief Operating Officer with Nebraska-based Bosselman Enterprises. “It just really takes some legislative law that gives guidance to EPA that says it’s ok to sell E15 year round.  It’s really

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Nebraska Begins Accepting Applications for Ethanol Tax Credit

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Nebraska Department of Revenue on Aug. 1 began accepting applications from fuel retailers to claim a recently established sales tax for higher blends of ethanol. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill establishing the credit earlier

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Nebraska Gas Stations Selling Ethanol Are Now Able to Apply for Tax Credit

(KETV)  Nebraska stations selling ethanol gas can now apply for a tax break. State lawmakers passed the higher blend tax credit act in April. The bill is combined with LB1261e which will give a credit of 5 cents on each gallon of E15 sold

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More Ways to Max Out DCO

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Record-high prices are motivating ethanol producers to explore all available options to maximize corn oil recovery. Advanced technology, specialized equipment and informed operational strategies are taking yields to new heights. Distillers corn oil prices have

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South Dakota Ethanol Producer Calls for Wider State Use of E30 after Nebraska Study Demonstrates Feasibility

by Hunter Dunteman (Mitchell Republic) After one year, researchers in Nebraska found vehicles were able to adjust to E30 and that the higher ethanol content had “no observable negative effect on overall vehicle performance." A South Dakota ethanol producer is calling on

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Scientists from across Country Lending Expertise to AltEn Study

by Chris Dunker (Lincoln Journal Star) Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have joined the expanding research effort at AltEn to better understand how pesticides used widely in seed treatments move across the landscape. And, by scouring creek beds, studying food

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Moving Stepwise toward State Clean Fuel Standards

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine) From Minnesota to Nebraska, discussions around performance-based fuel standards are bringing a broad range of stakeholders together. Progress requires coalition building and compromise. Movement towards state clean fuel standards in the Midwest inspired by

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Anniversary Book: Funding, Organizational Growth, and Feedstock Wars

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) As the 1990s dawned, more than a decade of renewed research had been performed on various straight vegetable oils and esterified varieties by a number of individuals and universities both in the U.S. (North Dakota State, Idaho,

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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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Jacobson: Ethanol Production Critical to Nebraska Ag

by Mike Jacobson  (North Platt Telegraph) ... In 2021, approximately 31% of Nebraska’s corn crop was utilized in ethanol plants. Nebraska ranks as the nation’s second largest ethanol producer. The state’s 24 ethanol plants have a total production capacity of

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Carbon Capture & Storage Summit --- June 12, 2023 --- Omaha, NE

SAVE THE DATE    CHI Health Center, Omaha, Nebraska

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Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit --- June 12-14, 2023 --- Omaha, NE

The Biodiesel Summit: Sustainable Aviation Fuel & Renewable Diesel is a forum designed for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers to learn about cutting-edge process technologies, new techniques and equipment to optimize existing production, and efficiencies to save money while increasing throughput and

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