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Fueling the Future: Biofuel Groups Challenge California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Proposals

by Nimrah Khatoon (BNN Breaking)  Delve into the debate over California's low-carbon fuel standard and the concerns raised by Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association. Discover the challenges of balancing environmental aspirations with the realities of biofuel implementation. ... At the heart

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How Sustainable Is the eVTOL Sector?

by Treena Hein (Vertical Magazine) ... The eVTOL industry is often touted by its enthusiasts as sustainable. Electric (and increasingly, hydrogen) propulsion is presented as a primary benefit of eVTOLs in terms of environmental impact, and a critical reason for supporting the

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Don’t Believe the EV Hype—For Ethanol, Stay the Course

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/South Dakota Farmers Union)  Among the issues that have put a scare into the ethanol industry over the past few years, the threat of electric vehicles has received considerable attention. While threats to the RFS,

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Biden Administration Weighs Slowing the Shift to Electric Vehicles

by Maxine Joselow (Washington Post)  The Environmental Protection Agency is considering relaxing one of its most significant climate change rules — tailpipe emissions limits for cars and trucks — by giving automakers more time to boost sales of electric vehicles, according

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What’s behind the Republican Hatred of EVs?

by Kelsey Brugger, Rebekah Alvey  (E&E Daily) ... At a recent auto show, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas), the Small Business Committee chair, confidently predicted: “EVs won’t exist in a few years.” Hybrids were more viable, argued Williams, the owner of a car

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Dissent Emerges in Europe over Unrealistic Political Favoritism Given to EVs, Hydrogen in Heavy-Duty Vehicle CO2 Standards

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  The European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Association, representing 55-plus stakeholders from the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel supply chain, noted in early February that it has become apparent that several member states including Germany are

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AFPM Launches Campaign on EV Rules

by Tanya Snyder (Politico's Weekly Transportation) ... The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers is launching a $7 million campaign today in key battleground states bashing the Biden administration’s efforts to push electric vehicle adoption. AFPM plans to run the ads in Michigan, Wisconsin,

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Major New Fuels Could Make Hybrids 'Just as Climate-Friendly as Electric Vehicles' in Huge Breakthrough

by Felix Reeves (GB News) The fuel could mean drivers can skip the long waiting times for electric vehicles -- Major new fuels could play an “important role” in the future of reducing car emissions across its entire life cycle by using

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EVs or Ethanol? Midwest Eyes Deep CO2 Cuts in Transportation.

by Jeffrey Tomich (E&E News Energywire) Midwest states are weighing major changes in transportation policy that could shift the region's emissions. -- After recently enacting laws requiring 100 percent carbon-free power, Midwest blue states are eyeing tailpipe emissions. In Minnesota, a state-appointed working

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US Counties Are Blocking the Future of Renewable Energy: These Maps, Graphics Show How

by Elizabeth Weise, Stephen J. Beard, Suhail Bhat, Ramon Padilla, Carlie Procell, Karina Zaiets (USA TODAY)   Across America, local bans, moratoriums and construction impediments are blocking wind and solar energy with increasing levels of red tape.  ... The U.S. has set a goal

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Fast Car

by Allen Schaeffer (Engine Technology Forum)  ... Fast Car proves that classics and the future remaking of them don't have to be mutually exclusive, even if they look and sound a bit different. And that is a good lesson for looking

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BorgWarner, Cummins, Eaton, Ford to EPA: It’s Time to Finalize GHG Phase 3

by Deborah Lockridge (Heavy Duty TruckingInfo) BorgWarner, Cummins, Eaton and Ford support EPA's GHG Phase 3 emissions proposal for heavy-duty trucks. -- What’s the best way to push heavy-duty vehicle emissions toward zero? While major truck and engine makers all say they

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Big Oil Embraces Corn as Former Foes Unite against EV Threat

by Kim Chipman and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg/Yahoo!)  After decades of battling against more ethanol going into US cars, Big Oil is joining Big Agriculture in a push to expand use of the corn-based biofuel. Fossil-fuel giants are also ramping up investment in

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Stopping Biden’s Radical Forced EV Transition

(U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee)  Americans Should Choose the Car They Drive -- President Biden and Democrats are leading a radical rush-to-green agenda that takes away people’s vehicle choice and forces Americans to drive electric vehicles. Electric vehicles are

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Mobilize Frederick Hosts Annual Summit; Turnout Doubles

by Clara Niel  (Frederick News Post)  Tables with posters were set up all around Hood College's Whitaker Campus Center on Saturday for Mobilize Frederick's Second Annual Climate Summit. ...  Mobilize Frederick, a climate nonprofit born in 2021 from a joint Frederick city and

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How Governments Can Bring Low-Emission Trucks to Our Roads – and Fast

(International Transport Forum)  Heavy diesel trucks emit nearly three-quarters of all CO2 from freight transport. They are also among the most difficult vehicle types to power with sustainable fuels. This report reviews which emerging technologies show the most promise to drastically

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GM’s ‘All-in’ Electric Future Now Includes Gasoline

by David Ferris (Politico Pro Energywire) The company's latest hybrid plan illustrates how tough it is for traditional automakers to navigate a transition to electric vehicles. --  General Motors introduced the plug-in hybrid car to America. Then the automaker killed it and

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The Risks of Betting on Biofuels with Flex-Fuel Plug-in Hybrid Cars in Brazil

by André Cieplinski (International Council on Clean Transportation) As the world’s largest vehicle markets move toward electric vehicles to decarbonize road transportation, many legacy automakers support doubling down on existing efforts to use biofuels in Brazil, and they’re focusing on using them in plug-in

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Auto Dealers Up Campaign Urging Biden Administration to Halt EPA Tailpipe Emission Limits Regulation

by Alexa St. John (Associated Press)  More than 4,700 auto dealerships across the United States urged President Joe Biden in a letter Thursday to halt the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to enforce stricter vehicle-pollution standards. The missive comes just weeks before the

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Autoworkers Back Biden for Reelection Despite EV Concerns

by Timothy Cama (Politico Pro E&E News PM) The union's leader last year said the group needed more time to decide whether to back the president. --  The United Auto Workers union endorsed President Joe Biden for president Wednesday after he allayed

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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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EPA Sends Vehicle Emissions Reduction Plan to White House for Review

by David Shepardson (Reuters)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent to the White House for review its proposal to finalize sweeping emissions cuts for new cars and trucks through 2032 that could drastically boost electric vehicle sales, a document made

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Will Biden's EV Push Cost Him Come Election Time?

by James Osborne (Houston Chronicle) Sitting on stage at the Washington Auto Show last week surrounded by the latest electric offerings from Tesla and Rolls-Royce, Rep. Roger Williams, a North Texas Republican whose family had sold cars for three generations, shook his

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Embracing the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule, or Not?

by Emma Frantz (ACT News) ... Originating in California from a need to curb air pollution and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, this regulatory initiative emerged as a pivotal strategy to decarbonize and reduce the environmental footprint of the trucking industry. The ACT

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CFDC Comments on DOE EV Proposal that Could Favor China

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition) : The Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC) submitted comments last week on the Department of Energy’s recent proposed guidance defining “foreign entity of concern” (FEOC), urging the agency to close loopholes that would allow electric vehicle batteries

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Republicans Dodge Iowa’s Hot-Button Energy Issue: CO2 Pipelines

Jeffrey Tomich (Politico Pro Climatewire)The GOP nominating process is moving on from the Hawkeye State. Voters still aren’t sure where candidates stand on carbon pipelines. -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley brought their

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Green Ammonia Could Decarbonize 60% of Global Shipping When Offered at Just 10 Regional Fuel Ports

(IOP Publishing) A study published today in IOP Publishing’s journal Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability has found that green ammonia could be used to fulfil the fuel demands of over 60% of global shipping by targeting just the top 10 regional fuel ports. Researchers

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Big Green? The Clean Energy Leader Enraging Environmentalists

by Timothy Cama (E&E News Greenwire) ... “We are moving from kind of a clean-versus-dirty, renewables-versus-fossil imagination of this kind of bifurcated energy industry to the reality that these are big companies with both renewable and fossil assets,” (Jason) Grumet, a

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US EPA Reviewing California 2035 Electric Vehicle Sales Mandate Plan Public Comment DEADLINE February 27, 2024

by David Shepardson (Reuters) The U.S. environmental regulatory agency will hold a hearing next week on whether to approve California's plan to require all new vehicles sold in the state by 2035 to be electric or plug-in electric hybrids. The California Air

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Ethanol, Liquid Fuels Survive Climate Politics

by Jesse Allen (American Ag Network)  ... “Demand for liquid fuels in light duty transportation, we do expect to be flat or declining over the long-term,” Cooper says. “We don’t expect to see significant demand loss in the short term, or

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More Roadblocks Pile Up on the Road to Electromobility

by Philppe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ...  Directionally, as transport is responsible for one quarter of CO2 emissions, mobility has to get away from fossil fuels. Transport energy has to be de-fossilized, in order to play its due part in the

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Biofuels Vision Solidified for Haley

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association/Biobased Diesel Daily) Nikki Haley is now the second candidate currently campaigning in Iowa for the Republican nomination to take a positive position on all eight topics vital to the future of Iowa farmers and biofuels producers. Haley was

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Standard Engines to Endure in Brazil Amid EV Growth

by Laura Guedes and Gabrielle Moreira (Argus Media)  ... With a mature and structured biofuel market, the country is not likely to move away from alternatives linked to ethanol and biodiesel anytime soon, extending flex options and mixtures with fossil

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Timeline 2024: 28 Sustainability Policies, Guidelines and Targets to Track

by Elsa Wenzel (GreenBiz) ... The business of sustainability continues to evolve rapidly. Here are the most important changes to expect in the coming year. Below are some defining moments that will drive change in the business of sustainability in the

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Canada Says All Cars and Trucks Must Be Zero Emission by 2035, Industry Unhappy

by David Ljunggren (Reuters)   Canada on Tuesday released final regulations mandating that all passenger cars, SUVs, crossovers and light trucks sold by 2035 must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), part of the government's overall plan to combat climate change. ZEVs must make up

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US Rules Could Force Early Production Halt to Some Gas Vehicles -Letter

by David Shepardson (Reuters) A group representing major automakers urged the Biden administration to make significant changes to three proposed vehicle rules, warning they could force car companies to hastily stop building some gas-powered vehicles. The administration has proposed, among others, stringent

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Brazilian Biofuels Look for an Opening at COP28

by Nick Ferris (Energy Monitor)  Brazil's second-largest ethanol producer is looking to expand its sugarcane and biofuel business by exporting overseas. Nick Ferris reports from COP28 in Dubai. -- ... “There are certainly lots of people interested in talking about biofuels, but I

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House Passes Walberg Bill to Protect Automobile Choice

(Office of Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI 5th)) Today (December 6, 2023), the House passed the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales (CARS) Act with bipartisan support by a vote of 221-197. The legislation, introduced by Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-05) and Andrew Clyde

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Letter: Focus on Biofuels, Hydrogen Power

By Peter Brown, VANCOUVER (The Columbian) We grow weary of the warriors for climate. We have real examples available and we do not need the watt-suckers’ fervent campaign to go from clean tailpipe to filthy pipeline campaigns. Most EVs will be

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Leading the Charge: Ethanol and EVs Stand at the Head of the Pack of Alternative-Fuel Retail Strategies

(CSP News)  For retailers in Illinois, not offering ethanol-based fuel means proceeding at your own risk. “If you retail in this state, you don’t have a choice: Offer ethanol and biofuels or you may as well point a sign telling

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI 5th)

U.S. EV regulations are putting our future in the hands of a hostile regime with very few environmental or labor protections, with little to no reduction in global carbon emissions to show for it.  ... By rewarding all emission reduction efforts rather than just

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House Sets Vote on Bill to Block EPA Tailpipe Rules

by Mike Lee (E&E Daily)  It's part of Republicans' efforts to block the Biden administration's plans to boost electric vehicles. -- The House will take up legislation this week to block the Biden administration’s clean car plan, which critics say would drive

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Mayor Adams Unveils Plan to Make NYC First East Coast City to Transition City’s Heavy-duty Fleet Vehicles to Renewable Fuel

(City of New York)  By Mid-2024, All 12,600+ Heavy-Duty Vehicles in City’s Fleet Will Transition to Cleaner, Renewable Diesel Transition Will Replace Up to 16 Million Gallons of Fossil Fuel Every Year -- New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York

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New Coalition Urges EPA to Advance Electricity Pathway under Renewable Fuels Program

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico Pro)  “We share the common goals of reducing emissions, capturing waste, and decarbonizing transportation while growing the American workforce,” the groups wrote Monday in a letter.  -- More than 20 companies and groups are joining forces Monday through

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DeSantis Says He'll Protect Federal Ethanol Mandate Despite Previous Push to End It

by Amanda Rooker (KCCI)  Florida Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis is promising to support renewable fuels if elected president, despite repeated attacks from former President Donald Trump surrounding the corn-based fuel ethanol. During the Iowa GOP's Lincoln Dinner last July,

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Message from Brussels: Higher Ethanol Blends Are Pathway to Lower Carbon

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition)  Speaking before the World Ethanol and Biofuels Conference in Brussels, Belgium last week, the Clean Fuels Development Coalition’s Doug Durante said the pendulum will swing back to liquid fuels, and ethanol will be a key to lowering emissions in

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Sen. Tim Scott Checks the Biofuels Boxes

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) According to Biofuels Vision 2024, Sen. Tim Scott is the first Republican presidential candidate to check all the boxes on important issues for the biofuel industry. Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Vice President Brad Wilson, the president/general manager of the Western

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Advanced Biofuels Canada Announces Release of Navius Research’s ‘Biofuels in Canada 2023’ Report

(Advanced Biofuels Canada/EIN Presswire/CBS42)  New report assesses Clean Fuel Regulations impact, shows significant ramp up in adoption of low carbon fuels -- Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) announced the release of the eighth annual Navius Research Biofuels in Canada (BIC) report, accompanied by detailed

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INSIGHT: 16 US States May Restrict Sale of Combustion-Based Autos

by Al Greenwood (Independent Commodity Interlligence Services) Several US states could adopt restrictions on the sale of light vehicles that rely primarily on internal combustion engines (ICE), which would lower demand for liquid fuels while increasing demand for plastics and chemicals

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Toyota Chairman Says People Are Finally Seeing the Reality about EVs

by River Davis (Wall Street Journal) Akio Toyoda’s comments come amid cooling U.S. demand and a price war with China -- Toyota Motor  Chairman Akio Toyoda, when asked about electric-vehicle challenges including a recent lull in U.S. demand, said the industry was coming to

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Pivoting Ethanol Industry to Stay Relevant

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews) ... Illinois Corn recently hosted a series of meetings and a webinar that addressed “the crossroads of carbon and corn.” The theme focused on the importance of reducing the carbon footprint that would create new market opportunities

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Commentary: Want to Help Virginia Consumers? Reverse Course on Electric Vehicle Mandate

by James S. Gilmore III (Richmond Times Dispatch) t’s time to clear the air about Virginia’s electric vehicle mandate, also known as the “Clean Cars” law, that state lawmakers passed back in 2021. Forcing roughly 35% of new vehicles sold in Virginia

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Four Reasons the EU Needs to Rethink Its Approach to Biofuels

by David Carpintero (ePURE/Politico) Europe’s newly revised Renewable Energy Directive confirms the sustainability of biofuels such as renewable ethanol, but other EU legislation continues to ignore their strategic importance. It’s time for a new approach. ... Consider the recent declaration by the G7 group

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Electric Vehicles Face Bumpy Road to the Back 40

by Steve Cubbage (AgWeb) There is one place in America where electric vehicles are glaringly absent — the back 40. Today, electric tractors and other farming equipment are hard to find on showroom floors, let alone in the field. The outside pressure

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When It All Matters

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine) In August, the American Coalition for Ethanol held its 36th Annual Conference, themed “Everything Counts,” featuring speakers covering topics ranging from selling higher blends of ethanol to export markets and decarbonization.  Members of ACE leadership, Dave

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Manchin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation Pushing Back on Biden Admin's Electric Vehicle Mandate

(Office of Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and 28 of his Senate colleagues introduced the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales (CARS) Act to counter the Biden Administration’s radical environmental agenda and executive overreach by preventing the implementation of a

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Do EVs Reduce NOx or PM Emissions More than Combustion Engine Vehicles? The Answer May Surprise You.

by Gary Yowell (Stillwater Associates) From the 1990s to the present day, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have maintained that EVs have lower nitrogen oxide (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) emissions than internal

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US Supreme Court Won't Hear Minnesota 'Clean Car' Challenge

by Scott McClallen  (The Center Square/Crow River Media)   The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an auto group's challenge of Minnesota adopting "clean car rules" that will require automakers to introduce more low-emission vehicles.  Minnesota will be the first Midwest state to

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Automakers Blast US Plan to Hike Fuel Efficiency Rules

by David Shepardson (Reuters)  A group representing General Motors (GM.N), Toyota Motor (7203.T), Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and nearly all other major automakers on Monday sharply criticized the Biden administration proposal to drastically hike fuel efficiency requirements. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Hardeep Singh Puri

"Our technological mindset is evolving. We're not just limited to electric cars; flexi-fuel vehicles are the next frontier." -- Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India  READ MORE  

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At a Crossroads: What's Next for Biofuels?

by David Carpintero (ePURE/The Parliament) Europe’s newly revised Renewable Energy Directive confirms the sustainability of biofuels, but other EU proposals continue to ignore their strategic importance for energy independence, emissions reduction and food security. -- ... One notable bright spot was the declaration

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Group Finds GOP Candidates Support Year Round E15

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  An Iowa biofuels coalition reports unanimous support among all Republican presidential candidates for consumer access to year-round E15 and opposition to electric vehicles (EV) mandates. “All the active candidates in Iowa agree that consumers deserve choices in how

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Eni’s Africa Biofuel Feedstock Plan to Cost €700 Million

(BNN Bloomberg)  Eni SpA’s plan to set up plants to source approximately 700,000 tons of biofuel feedstock from Africa by 2026 will cost as much as €700 million ($735 million), according to a senior company official.  The plan has already received its

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Here Comes the EV Backlash

by Arianna Skibell (Politico's Power Switch)  The battle against electric cars is turning into a campaign issue for conservative politicians on both sides of the Atlantic, a development that threatens to neuter the climate benefits of moving away from gasoline. Some European

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New Issue Brief on Next Generation Fuels Act

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition) CFDC has produced an Issue Brief clearly explaining the provisions of the Next Gen legislation and makes a compelling case for its passage. The new brief, the latest in CFDC’s highly successful Issue Brief and White Paper series,

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Vance Unveils Legislation Eliminating EV Tax Credits

by Zack Budryk (The Hill) Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) introduced legislation Thursday that would eliminate federal tax credits for electric vehicles, the latest in a series of Republican salvos against EV technology. Vance’s bill, first reported by The Daily Caller, would undo several EV

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Accelerating the Transition to a Green Future: Ethanol-Blended Fuels and Electric Vehicles

 by Tushar Chhabhaya (Aarya Automobiles/The News Motion/Times of India) ... Two technologies have emerged as frontrunners in the quest for a sustainable and environmentally conscious future of mobility: ethanol-blended fuels and electric vehicles. As we navigate the challenges of climate change and resource depletion,

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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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Ampol Reveals Plans to Take Biodiesel on the Road

by Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson (The West Australian/Australian Associated Press)  Australia's biggest petrol retailer has revealed plans to produce renewable diesel for heavy trucks as part of a two-month trial. ... The news comes one month after Ampol announced plans to build hydrogen refuelling stations

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Renault to Maintain Mixed Ethanol Combustion Engines in Brazil

by Alberto Alerigi Jr. and Carolina Pulice (Reuters)  Renault (RENA.PA) will maintain production of ethanol-fueled combustion vehicles in Brazil, where nine in 10 cars are equipped to run on a mixture of gasoline and the biofuel as fully electric vehicles (EVs) need more

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Ethanol – A Saviour that Gives Savings

by Karthik Ganesan (The Indian Express)  India needs clear research and development plan to scale up ethanol production -- ... In a bid to arrest the dependence on imported crude, India launched its ethanol blending programme in 2003 but it saw little

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Feenstra: Combating President Biden’s Electric Vehicle Mandates -- President Biden Refuses to Accept the Facts. 95% of Cars on the Road Today Run on Liquid Fuel and Are Significantly More Affordable and Reliable than Electric Vehicles.

by Randy Feenstra (Congressman  (R-IA 4th District)/The Iowa Torch)  ... There is no clearer example of his executive overreach than his hasty and costly push to electrify every car and truck in the United States. At his direction, he has called on

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Some Countries Are Already Talking about Walking Back Fossil Fuel Car Bans

by Bradley Brownell (Jalopnik) Will anyone be ready for their own EV mandate deadlines? --- In the wake of the United Kingdom Prime Minister opening discussions on potentially delaying the country’s ban on the sale of new gas and diesel cars, we thought it might

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The UK Is Delaying the Switch to Electric Cars. Automakers Are Furious

by Hanna Ziady (CNN)  The UK government said Wednesday it would delay a ban on the sale of new gas and diesel cars by five years, angering carmakers who warned the move would undermine the industry’s efforts to switch to electric vehicles. The delay

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It’s Time For Flex Fuel Fairness

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) In 2014, nine major auto manufacturers produced and sold more than 2.8 million flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) capable of running on fuel with up to 85 percent ethanol (E85). In fact, one out of

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Ethanol, Biofuels Drive Farm Progress Show Conversation

(Agri-News) During the Farm Progress Show, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski of central and southern Illinois stood alongside farmers and biofuels experts to confirm ethanol’s role in lowering carbon and supporting rural economies. The congresswoman in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District joined a panel of

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D.C. Circuit Raises Tough Questions for Critics of EPA’s Auto GHG Rule

(Inside EPA)  Liquid fuels groups and Republican state officials appeared to face tough questioning from appellate judges during Sept. 14 oral arguments in their case challenging EPA’s latest round of vehicle greenhouse gas standards, including whether the rule illegally “mandates” greater

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BP Commits to Germany with $11 Billion Low-Carbon Investment Push

by Christoph Steitz and Ron Bousso (Reuters)  Aims to decarbonize refineries, build hydrogen hub; 10 billion euro investment challenges rival utilities --  BP (BP.L) plans to invest up to 10 billion euros ($10.7 billion) in low-carbon fuels, renewables and EV charging in Germany by the

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The Complex Path to Biofuel Sustainability

by Raamya Natarajan (The Hindu) Any strategy needs to be carefully examined in the context of the larger ecosystem to avoid negative consequences -- Until a few years ago, working on biofuels called for constant justification in the face of electric vehicles

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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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Auto Week at D.C. Circuit Raises ‘Major Questions’ for EPA

by Lesley Clark (E&E News Climatewire)  A powerful federal appeals court will hear arguments this week in three challenges to the Biden administration’s efforts to curb the largest source of planet-warming pollution in the United States — and the battles have

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DeSantis Trashes Biden Push for Electric Vehicles as He Tries to Woo Iowa Farmers

by Jack Birle (Washington Examiner) Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is looking to woo farmers in the Hawkeye State by vowing his opposition to President Joe Biden's "heavy-handed push for electric vehicles." DeSantis, in an opinion piece for the Des Moines Register on Saturday, laid out his belief that a "robust agriculture sector is

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Mercedes-Benz: Europe Likely Won't Be Ready for All-Electric Sales by 2030

by Victoria Waldersee (Reuters) Mercedes-Benz (MBGn.DE) does not expect its sales in Europe to be all-electric by 2030 but will have its line-up ready, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said in an interview at the Munich car show. The premium carmaker has long said it

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Minnesota EV Mandate Lawsuit on Hold

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) Federal Judge Stays Minnesota Lawsuit Challenging State's EV Mandate -- A federal judge in Minnesota has stayed an ongoing lawsuit to prevent the state from adopting California's electric-vehicle mandate as a similar case continues in a

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Trump Vows to End ‘Madness’ of EV Push

by Lauren Sforza (The Hill)  Former President Trump is vowing to end the “madness” of the Biden administration’s push for electric vehicles — a likely appeal to voters in the swing state of Michigan. In a pair of Truth Social posts Monday evening, Trump

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The Future of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

by Owen Wagner (Rabobank) With aviation as a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, governments around the world have begun to design incentives for decarbonizing the sector – something the industry, to its credit, has been pursuing for years. Although sustainable

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'Urgent Imperative': UK Industry Slams 'Absence of Action' to Support Truck Biofuels

by Michael Holder (Business Green) ... Over 30 road transport industry leaders and environmental campaigners have today urged the government to cut fuel duties on greener alternatives to diesel for heavy vehicles such as renewable biofuels, arguing there is an "urgent

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Vilsack Defends Administration’s Ethanol Policy and Climate-Smart Programs

by Riley Smith (Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network)  Today (August 30, 2023), at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack defended the Biden Administration’s approach to supporting family farmers and the biofuels industry. Vilsack touted the department’s Climate

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Toyota Unveils India’s First Flexi-Fuel Car that Can Run Completely on Ethanol. Here’s Why Its Important

by Mehul Reuben Das (Firstpost) Toyota, along with, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has unveiled a prototype of the Innova that can run completely on ethanol or E100 fuel. This is the first such car in India, and

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Sugar Body ISMA Seeks 5% GST on Flex-Fuel Vehicles in Line with EVs

(Press Trust of India/Business Standard) Sugar industry body ISMA on Monday sought GST rate of 5 per cent for vehicles using flex fuels, same as that on electric vehicles -- Sugar industry body ISMA on Monday sought GST rate of 5 per

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ACE, EFlexFuel Technology Demonstrate Benefits of Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel Vehicle

(American Coalition for Ethanol/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Two years after the public unveiling of the American Coalition for Ethanol Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel vehicle at its 2021 annual conference in Minneapolis, ACE demonstrated the project’s value to conference attendees at this

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Cutting Carbon in California: Thanks Internal Combustion Engines and Renewable Fuels

by Allen Schaeffer (Diesel Technology Forum)  In California, it was recently announced that renewable low carbon fuels achieved an important milestone with clean renewable fuels replacing over 50% of the diesel used in the state during the first quarter of 2023. Renewable fuels

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National Energy Transition Roadmap: B30 Biodiesel Mandate for Heavy Vehicles in Malaysia by 2030

by Mick Chan (Paultan.org) The second phase of the National Energy Transition Roadmap (NETR) was launched today by prime minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, and the NETR has been revealed to cover a number of areas involving transport and mobility. Of these, the heavy

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US Hybrid Car Sales Will More than Triple in the Next 5 Years: Report

by James Gilboy (The Drive) Ford CEO Jim Farley thinks hybrid sales will actually more than quadruple over the same time period. ... EV uptake isn't meeting expectations, and momentum isn't expected to pick up again for at least a couple of

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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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Oz Questions on Biofuels & Transmission: Smart Energy Council Presentation Q&A

by Michael Barnard (Clean Technica) Recently I had the opportunity to talk with a few hundred mostly Australian participants in a Smart Energy Council webinar. It was organized to exploit my unusual timezone alignment with Oz as I spend a few weeks

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Taiwan Walks Back EV Agenda, Will Compliment with Biofuels

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News)  ... U.S. Grains Council director of global ethanol export development Mackenzie Boubin says like the U.S., Taiwan has taken a very aggressive approach to electrifying its vehicle fleet. “They want to do 100 percent EV’s, that

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Is the EU Waking Up to the Strategic Importance of Ethanol?

by David Carpintero (ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... One such development is a declaration by the G7 group of leading economic nations—a statement co-signed by EU leaders—asserting that sustainable biofuels have a vital role to play in transport decarbonization. This was a

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Why Does Transport Need Renewable Fuels?

(Neste) Transportation accounts for about a quarter of global energy consumption, and is a major source of emissions. -- ... Electric vehicles are often heralded as The Solution, and they surely will be key to reducing emissions. But electrification alone will not

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MSU Researchers Link Auto and Dairy Industries to Explore Sustainable Climate Solutions

by Jack Falinski (Michigan State University) Renewable electrical energy produced from anaerobic digesters could drive EV charging stations on dairy farms --  One of the next climate change solutions might be found at your local dairy farm. A team of MSU researchers is studying

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EPA Is Ignoring the Glaring Problem with Dirty Electric Vehicles

by Benjamin Zycher (American Enterprise Institute/The Hill)  The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) has launched a new regulatory effort to force a massive transportation shift to electric vehicles (EVs) with its proposed “multi-pollutant emissions standards” for light- and medium-duty vehicles beginning with model

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The EPA Pushes Electric Cars, but They Won't Be a Majority for Years

(Scripps News/ABC10News) Even with tighter proposed emission standards and a broad push for EVs, most cars on U.S. roads will still be gasoline-powered in 2030. -- ... But new analysis suggests it's not likely to happen as quickly as expected — combustion engines

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The EPA’s Ambitious Plan to Cut Auto Emissions to Slow Climate Change Runs into Skepticism

by Tom Krisher (Associated Press) The U.S. government’s most ambitious plan ever to slash planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles faces skepticism both about how realistic it is and whether it goes far enough. The Environmental Protection Agency in April announced

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EV Hybrid Featured at Farmfest

(Red River Farm Network) The Minnesota Corn Growers Association showcased a Ford Escape hybrid electric vehicle at Farmfest. Renewable Fuels Association Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White said this car highlights the option to use electric or liquid fuel. “We’re having a

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From Waste to Wheels: Harnessing the Power of Biogas for Electric Vehicles

(Bioenergy Insight) Biogas and electric vehicles (EVs) should be crossing paths, rather than crossing wires. Callum Russell, EV expert and owner of Charging at Home, looks at the crossover potential. As global efforts continue to decarbonise and transition towards sustainable energy, the

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Stellantis to Launch Hybrid Ethanol Cars in Brazil by 2024

by Leonardo Lara (Bloomberg) Automaker has prototypes combining electric, ethanol engines; New technology will respond for 60% of group’s sales by 2030 -- Stellantis NV plans to start producing its first flex-hybrid vehicles powered by ethanol and electricity in Brazil by 2024,

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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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Opinion: Ethanol Is the Solution to Transportation Problems – Inside Sources

by Larry Elder (Inside Sources/Prescott eNews) ... The Biden administration says electric vehicles are a solution to decarbonizing the transportation sector while also making driving more affordable. However, its “electric vehicle revolution” operates in an alternate reality where billions of dollars

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Biden Administration Rejects GM's Warning that US Emissions Rules Will Be Costly

by David Shepardson (Reuters)  General Motors (GM.N) warned the Biden administration's planned changes to vehicle emissions rules could cost the auto industry hundreds of billions of dollars in penalties by 2031, which the Biden administration said on Thursday was wrong. GM executive David Strickland

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Dr. Joyce’s Legislation to Stop California’s Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban Advances to House Floor 

(Office of John Joyce (R-PA 13))  Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13), announced that his legislation, H.R. 1435, the Preserving Choice for Vehicle Purchases Act, was passed by the Energy and Commerce Committee and will next be considered by the entire U.S.

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US Proposes 18% Fuel Economy Increase for New Vehicle Fleet from 2027 through 2032 Public Comment DEADLINE: October 16, 2023

by Tom Krisher (Associated Press) The U.S. government wants to raise the fuel economy of new vehicles 18% by the 2032 model year so the fleet would average about 43.5 miles per gallon in real world driving. The proposed numbers were released

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The False Narrative on Clean Vehicles

by Brian Werner (Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association) One of the most overwrought narratives in energy and transportation policy today is the idea that liquid biofuels and Electric Vehicles (EVs) are battling “American Gladiator-style” in a zero-sum game over the future of the

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Medora Lee

In 2023, fewer people (38%) said they believe EVs are better for the environment than gas vehicles, than in 2022 (46%). Meanwhile, the number of people who said gas vehicles were better for the environment jumped to 13% in 2023,

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Why Are Americans Less Interested in Owning an EV? Cost and Charging Still Play a Part.

by Medora Lee (USA Today) ... Resistance to electric vehicles, or EVs, is becoming more entrenched for some consumers, with lower-income consumers still seeing EVs as out of reach, car buying platform Autolist said. In a survey it fielded between February and July

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Biden Set to Tighten Fuel-Efficiency Standards for Automakers

by Ari Natter, and David Welch (Bloomberg) The Biden administration is poised to issue a proposal as early as Friday ordering automakers to increase the average fuel economy of their vehicles, according to people familiar with the matter. The proposed rule, expected

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Report: Strong Clean Vehicle Standards Can Deliver $44 Billion in Health, Economic and Climate Benefits to New Mexicans 

(Natural Resources Defense Council) New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham recently announced bold action which will give New Mexicans more electric car and truck options in the coming years, and a new report shows the state can deliver the most health,

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Megatrends Driving Low Carbon Intensity Developments

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Due Diligence Wolfpack member Steve Slome of NexantECA presented these slides at ABLC 2023 on Renewable Power, Hydrogen, Methanol, Ammonia, and Carbon Capture; including the Overlap Between Sustainability and Digitalization: Smart Meters with Mass Balance, Electrification,

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Plugging in an FFV? The Best of Both Worlds

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association) Earlier this year, the Renewable Fuels Association unveiled our 2022 Ford Escape plug-in hybrid electric flex-fuel vehicle—the first of its kind anywhere in the world. While automakers have previously combined “mild hybrid” technology with flex-fuel

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Brazil’s All-Powerful Sugar Industry Is Souring the Country on EVs

by Dayanne Sousa, Leonardo Lara and Simone Preissler Iglesias (Bloomberg) Its flexible-fuel cars — powered by a mix of gasoline and ethanol — are popular, affordable and locally made. That’s a problem for global auto giants peddling electric vehicles. For two decades,

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Biden Meets Privately with Auto Workers’ Union President

by Zack Colman and Holly Otterbein (Politico) President Joe Biden and United Auto Workers leader Shawn Fain met Wednesday at the White House, a union official and a White House aide told POLITICO, as labor contract discussions are beginning between the

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Advocates Blast EPA Modeling of ICE Vehicle GHG ‘Backsliding’

(Inside EPA) Environmentalists are strongly criticizing EPA modeling suggesting that combustion vehicles’ efficiency will erode under the agency’s light-duty vehicle emissions proposal, findings that are bolstering their calls to strengthen the plan, though the dynamic could also enable less ambitious electric

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Energy, Environment, Carbon, Climate, Renewables, EVs….EPA has a Rubiks Cube on their Hands They Don’t Know How to Master.

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/Biofuels Digest) The final “set” rule for the volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard released recently has sent the biofuel world into a tizzy and once again reveals the Administration’s misguided obsession with EVs

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Beyond the EV Hype: Embracing Ethanol as a Low-Carbon Fuel Alternative

by Cheri Bustos & Brian West (Real Clear Energy) ... Despite recent polling by the Pew Research Center that found most Americans oppose ending the production of gas-powered vehicles, aggressive new rules by the EPA aim for two-thirds of new passenger cars sold in

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Agri-Pulse Open Mic Interview with Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association

This week’s Open Mic guest is Geoff Cooper, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association. The Biden administration’s vehicle emissions rulemaking is drawing fire from oil and agriculture industry groups over concerns the rule would be a de-facto ban on internal

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Ethanol Advocates: EPA Didn't Consider Other Fuels to Cut Tailpipe Emissions in Cars

by Rebecca Thiel (Indiana Public Media) Several industry groups and state attorneys general oppose the rule and said the EPA didn’t consider the role a number of other technologies could play — like hydrogen fuel cells, hybrids or cars that can

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Panel Approves Bills against EV-Friendly Regulations

by Nico Portuondo (Politico Pro E&E Daily) House Energy and Commerce Republicans say the administration's plans for the rapid adoption of electric vehicles needed to be stopped.  --  A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee passed three bills Wednesday that, taken together, would

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Biofuel, Farm, Fuel Marketer Groups Urge Fairness in Tailpipe Emissions Standards

(Renewable Fuels Association) America’s farmers, fuel marketers and retailers, and renewable fuel producers today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt a market-oriented, technology-neutral approach to transportation decarbonization in its upcoming final tailpipe emissions standards for 2027-2032 light- and

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It'll Cost the U.S. Hundreds Of Billions to Reach Its 2030 EV Goal: Report

by Lawrence Hodge and Lalita Chemello (Jalopnik) In a scenario where 33 million EVs are on the road within the next decade, we’re going to need millions more and billions to make it happen. ... According to a recent report by Automotive News,

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Ag Policy Blog: When It Comes to Fuel, EVs Have All the Answers for Biofuel Critics

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)  ...  Every now and then I also get to read shots at "flyover country" about ethanol or biofuels in general. That leads to a guest essay published June 6 in the New York Times, "The Climate

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Smorch: Liquid Fuels Are Here to Stay and Address Climate Challenges

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News)  The president and CEO of CountryMark says liquid fuels shouldn’t be counted out as energy transition and carbon reduction policies are shaped to address climate challenges. Brownfield spoke with Matt Smorch during the recent Indiana Climate

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Meet HDT’s 2023 Top Green Fleets

by Deborah Lockridge (HDT TruckingInfo) ... Another trend we’re seeing among the Top Green Fleets is adoption of alternative fuels, especially renewable diesel and renewable natural gas. ... 4 Gen Logistics — Rialto, California ... The company has committed to becoming an all zero-emission

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Merkley, Wyden Announce $17 Million for Climate-Friendly Transit in Oregon

(Office of Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)) ... " ... These six Hybrid-Electric Diesel buses will run on 100% renewable diesel fuel, replacing older traditional diesel and CNG buses. These new buses will allow RVTD to continue operations if the electrical

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As Fuel Taxes Plummet, States Weigh Charging by the Mile Instead of the Tank

by Julie Carr Smyth (Associated Press)  Evan Burroughs has spent eight years touting the virtues of an Oregon pilot program charging motorists by the distance their vehicle travels rather than the gas it guzzles, yet his own mother still hasn’t bought

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Democrats Should Be Wary of Banning Gas Vehicles

by Ronnie Shows (Centrist Democrats of America/The Hill) ... One such agenda item is to speed the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) by blocking the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered cars and trucks. To be clear, I don’t have any issues with people

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EV Manufacturer Pays Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Use Biofuels Shipments

(Maritime Executive) A major EV manufacturer is entering into a shipping agreement where they are going to be paying the additional cost of using environmentally-friendly biofuel for the transportation of their products. The agreement is with Norway’s Wallenius Wilhelmsen and follows

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Ford and GM's Gas and Diesel-Powered Trucks Aren't Going Anywhere Soon American Automakers Continue to Invest in Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles

By Gary Gastelu (FOXBusiness)  General Motors and Ford both have their feet firmly on the gas pedal. Even as they commit tens of billions of dollars toward future electric vehicle development, they’ve been making major investments in internal combustion engine (ICE)

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US Lawmaker to Re-introduce Bipartisan Bill to Get EV Industry into Biofuel Program

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) A U.S. Democratic lawmaker plans to reintroduce a bipartisan bill next month that would allow electricity generated from renewable biomass to qualify for credits under the nation's biofuel blending program. The Biden administration abandoned a similar scheme over

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U.S., India Strike Deals on Climate Cooperation

by Sara Schonhardt (E&E News Politico Pro Climatewire) The two countries agreed to accelerate joint work on clean hydrogen, carbon capture technologies, and offshore and onshore wind power. -- India and the United States on Thursday injected new energy into

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EPA Air Chief Defends Strict Tailpipe Rule at House Hearing

(Politico Pro/E&E Daily) Joseph Goffman attempted to rebut Republican criticism that the rule would burden families who could be forced to pay for higher-cost electric vehicles. -- In his first appearance before a House panel Wednesday, acting EPA air chief Joseph

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Interest Groups Flood EPA with Comments on Tailpipe Rules DEADLINE July 5, 2023

by Mike Lee (Politico Climatewire)  Observers say the avalanche of responses is a precursor to months of heated debate over the future of U.S. transportation. --  Special interest groups have a lot to say about EPA's plans to cut tailpipe emissions. EPA

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NACS Urges the EPA to Adopt a Technology-Neutral Approach to Greenhouse Gas Standards

(NACS/Convenience.org) The Association wants better, more practical standards for heavy-duty trucks. -- NACS, along with NATSO and SIGMA, is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise its proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for heavy-duty trucks and adopt a market-oriented, technology-neutral

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India Aims to Launch ‘Global Biofuel Alliance’ during G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting Next Month

(CanIndia)  Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Puri on Wednesday said that to resolve the common concerns of upcoming economies, India is proposing to launch the Global Biofuel Alliance under India’s G20 presidency during the Energy Ministerial Meeting in July

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RFA’s Cooper: Let’s Fuel the Energy Transition with Ethanol

(Renewable Fuels Association) Rather than relying on an “electrify everything” approach to decarbonization, U.S. policymakers should embrace American-made ethanol as a central strategy for transitioning the energy sector to net-zero emissions, said Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper in

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Commission Sees Crop Biofuels’ Clean Transport Value, but Outside EU

by Sarantis Michalopoulos (EURACTIV.com)  ... At a G7 meeting in Hiroshima late last month, the world’s richest countries adopted a document, also signed by the EU, in which the value of biofuels – among other options – in decarbonising road transport

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New Issue Brief Challenges the EV Vision: Biofuels and a Technology Neutral Strategy the Better Approach

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition)  The widespread introduction of electric vehicles as a means of reducing carbon emissions presents a far greater challenge than the public is being led to believe, according to new research by the Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC). This

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Statement From the New York League of Conservation Voters on Clean Fuel Standard Legislation Passing in the New York Senate

(New York League of Conservation Voters)  In response to the New York State Senate passing Clean Fuel Standard legislation (S.B. 1292) today, NYLCV President Julie Tighe issued the following statement: “As we approach the end of this year’s New York State legislative

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Biden’s Plan to Phase out Gas-powered Cars Is All Pain for Consumers and No Gain Public Comment DEADLINE July 5, 2023

by Diana Furchtgott-Roth (The Hill/The Heritage Foundation) ... Others, due to cost, convenience and climate, prefer gasoline-powered vehicles. Thankfully, Americans today still have that choice. But if the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest proposed rule on car emissions is finalized as written, they won’t

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Mining Critical to Renewable Energy Tied to Hundreds of Alleged Human Rights Abuses

by Katie Surma (Inside Climate News) A report released Wednesday faults the U.S. and other nations for providing incentives for the mining of rare metals like lithium and cobalt without enacting adequate labor and environmental safeguards. Over the past dozen years, hundreds

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The 3 Best Biofuel Stocks to Buy Now

by John Blankenhorn (InvestorPlace)  Hydrocarbons remain one of the densest and most efficient energy sources on the planet. That gives biofuels an edge in the race to replace oil ... In April of this year, OPEC announced surprise oil production cuts to maintain higher prices,

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I Love Electric Vehicles – and Was an Early Adopter. But Increasingly I Feel Duped

by Rowan Atkinson (The Guardian) ... Electric vehicles may be a bit soulless, but they’re wonderful mechanisms: fast, quiet and, until recently, very cheap to run. But increasingly, I feel a little duped. When you start to drill into the

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