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RFA Seeks to Intervene in Legal Challenge to EU Maritime Fuel Regulation

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association on Thursday filed a petition to intervene in support of a legal challenge brought by European ethanol producers against the European Union’s FuelEU Maritime Regulation. By arbitrarily assuming crop-based biofuels like ethanol have the

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Study Finds Low-Carbon Io-alcohols and Bio-ketones Have High Potential for Vehicular Emissions Abatement

(Green Car Congress) A study by a team from the University of Birmingham (UK) finds that low-carbon bio-alcohols and bio-ketones in advanced clean propulsion systems demonstrate a high potential for strategies for vehicular emissions abatement, such as their utilization in hybrid

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Crazy for Carbon

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/South Dakota Farmers Union)    As is often said when it comes to football, it starts with the basics – blocking and tackling. Trick plays, end arounds and flea flickers are nice but without the basics

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Whitefox

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Whitefox has been active over the past couple of months highlighting the opportunity for ethanol in the global bioeconomy via their “Ethanol as a Building Block” campaign, which was kicked off at the ABLC in San

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NASCAR Cup Series Race Named Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol

(Iowa Speedway)  Grandstands, camping sold out for inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway -- Iowa Corn is proud to be the entitlement partner of the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race in the state. The Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol, will

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Ethanol Industry Makes Big Strides in Low-Carbon Emission Movement

(Oklahoma Farm Report)  Associate Farm Editor Reagan Calk is talking with the Vice President of Industry Relations at the Renewable Fuels Association, Robert White, about the ethanol industry.  Ethanol has many benefits, White explained, as it is a clean burning fuel

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Renewable Fuels Make Holiday Travel Easier on the Pocket — and the Planet

by Goeff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/The Hill) As we watch the days get shorter and the weather get colder, it can only mean one thing — the holidays are almost upon us. ... Whether you’re flying or driving, it’s a good bet

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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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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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NDTV Explainer: The Benefits of a Car Running 100% on Ethanol

(NDTV) Toyota, in a statement, said that the Ethanol-powered Innova will be the world's first BS-VI (Stage-II) electrified flex fuel vehicle. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari is set to unveil a 100 per cent ethanol fuel variant of Toyota

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Carbon Reduction Front And Center At Biofuels Summit In Korea

(U.S. Grains Council) U.S. Grains Council (USGC) leaders, Chairman Josh Miller and President and CEO Ryan LeGrand, traveled to Seoul, South Korea, last week for the 2023 Role of EcoFriendly Fuels in Realizing 2050 Carbon Neutrality symposium. The event was a collaboration between

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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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IRFA Calls on EPA to Finalize Overdue Midwest Governors' Year-Round E15 Fix

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association) Still No Final Decision Two Months After Public Comment Period Closed, Eleven Months after Congressional Deadline --  Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today called upon the EPA to finalize its proposed rule to approve the Midwest Governors’

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New Book Exposes EPA, Oil Industry’s Role in Ensuring the Dominance of High-Emission Fuels: Gasolinegate Debuts

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Washington, emails obtained through the Freedom of Information Act show that EPA and oil interests collaborated to manipulate computer models used to certify fuel emissions and set standards, say authors Burl Haigwood and Doug Durante

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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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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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Ethanol: From Road to Air Transport

by Phillipe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ... Qualification for sustainability: Two issues are at the heart of the criticism of biofuels by environmental NGOs. The first is insufficient CO2 emission abatement and the second, production on agricultural land that is suspected

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Kansas Corn CEO Josh Roe Testifies before House Oversight Committee .

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

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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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Ethanol: The Perfect Fuel for Earth Day

by Mikayla McKenna (Renewable Fuels Association) On Saturday we celebrate Earth Day, which is the perfect time to highlight the many benefits ethanol offers the environment and spotlight RFA’s vision: to help the world breathe easier with the power of renewable fuels. Most

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Al-Corn Clean Fuel Hosts Triton High School Students

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  Twelve students from Triton High School’s agricultural economics class visited Al-Corn Clean Fuel on March 15 to get a better understanding of renewable energy production.  “We were pleased to welcome and share our story with students from Triton High

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New Ulm High School Students Visit Heartland Corn Products

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association) Nineteen students from New Ulm High School toured Heartland Corn Products today to learn about ethanol production. “It was a pleasure to welcome students from New Ulm High School to our facility. We have a great story to share

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USGC: Study Showcases Ethanol’s Advantages in Various Countries

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Grains Council recently partnered with Turner, Mason & Company (TM&C), a leading energy research and consulting firm, to conduct the Fuel Ethanol Cost-Benefit Analysis Study, quantifying the economic and strategic benefits of blending ethanol in

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Nigeria Fuel Ethanol Cost Benefit Analysis Study

(Turner Mason and Company/U.S. Grains Council) There is only one grade of gasoline in Nigeria, a 91 RON regular. The gasoline is generally supplied from refineries in Western Europe and tankered to Nigeria. Nigeria has eight domestic refineries, four larger

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Farm Economy Boosted by Ethanol Industry

by Brent Barnett (Brownfield Ag News)  The latest Rural Mainstreet Index shows the ethanol industry is strengthening the ag economy.  Ernie Goss is an economist with Creighton University. “Nine out of 10 bankers said ethanol is very important to their local

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PM Modi Rolls out 20% Ethanol-Blended Petrol in 11 States/UTs

(The Hindu/PTI) It has been launched ahead of the planned rollout in April, at the India Energy Week in Bengaluru. -- Petrol blended with 20 per cent ethanol was rolled out on Monday, February 6, 2023, at select petrol pumps

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2023 NEC Preview: How Do Consumers Really Feel about Ethanol?

by Ken Colombini (Renewable Fuels Association) ... These biannual focus group sessions complement nationwide polling RFA undertakes each quarter, for a complete qualitative and quantitative approach to developing successful ethanol policy and communications. In 2019, for example, we learned that it was helpful to talk about

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RFA Endorses Stronger LCFS, Complementary Actions in California

(Renewable Fuels Association) In comments submitted today (December 20, 2022) to the California Air Resources Board, the Renewable Fuels Association stressed its ongoing support for the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and provided recommendations to strengthen and expand the landmark program beyond

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Growth Energy Flags Twisted Facts from Reuters, Again

(Growth Energy)  Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor released the following statement in response to a highly misleading article from Reuters about ethanol’s climate benefits. The latest story recycles the same “flawed interpretation of data” the outlet admitted to publishing this September

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Opinion: Unleaded 88, E85 Help Lower Your Cost at Pump. Congress Can Help Ethanol Do More.

by Tadd Nicholson (Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association./Columbus Dispatch)  ... Fortunately for Ohio drivers, an increasing number of retailers across the state now offer higher ethanol blends. These retailers sell lower-cost and lower-emission E15, a 15 percent ethanol blend, often marketed

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Columbia Economist Wrong on Ethanol’s Benefits

by Scott Richman (Renewable Fuels Association) As a proud graduate of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), I was disappointed to read a recent commentary about ethanol by a research scholar at my alma mater. “A Chance to Phase Out

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Illinois Should Do More to Take Advantage of Affordable,Clean Energy through Ethanol

by Steffen Mueller (Chicago Sun-Times/Univesity of Illinois at Chicago) Using higher blends of ethanol is the kind of innovative solution we need now to address our energy and environmental challenges together. -- ... But one of the most promising, effective,

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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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Encouraging Farmers to Fuel up with Their Crop at the Pump

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News) The Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association is encouraging farmers to fuel up with their crop at the pump. Speaking with Brownfield at Farm Science Review, OCWGA Executive Director Tadd Nicholson says the association is encouraging

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RFA and Ethanol at the Farm Progress Show

by Cindy Zimmerman (AgWired)  Ethanol was in the spotlight at the Farm Progress Show in Iowa this week and the Renewable Fuels Association was there to promote the high octane benefits of the fuel and the role of biofuels and farming in combating climate change. RFA

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EPA Issues Fuel Waiver for Four States Impacted by Bp Refinery Shutdown

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  As part of the Federal Government’s response to a fire and shutdown at the Bp Whiting Refinery in Whiting, Indiana, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan today issued an emergency fuel waiver to help alleviate

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The Global Reach of U.S. Ethanol

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association) As clean energy supporters across the globe celebrate World Biofuels Day, today seemed like the perfect occasion to reflect on two recent RFA journeys to Asia focused on extending the global reach of the U.S.

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Growth Energy Testifies on Ozone Implementation Plans for Denver Metro Area

(Growth Energy)  Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley testified before the Denver Regional Air Quality Council on the role higher blends of biofuels can play in reducing emissions of cars on the road today and improving air quality compared

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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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Industry Debunks Ethanol Myths

by Tom Doran (AgriNews) Renewable fuel boosters did some “myth busting” and discussed ethanol’s role in gasoline prices during a June 17 National Corn Growers Association podcast. “Over the years we have heard so many arguments against ethanol, and we wanted to

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Exclusive-Britain, Germany Push G7 for Halt to Biofuel Mandates to Tame Food Prices

by Sarah McFarlane (Reuters/Global Banking and Finance Review) Officials from some G7 countries, including Germany and Britain, will push for temporary waivers on biofuels mandates to combat soaring food prices when leaders from the group of wealthy nations meet on Sunday,

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Ethanol vs. Petroleum-Based Fuel Carbon Emissions

by Valerie Sarisky-Reed (U.S. Department of Energy) Biofuels have been proven to emit significantly lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than petroleum-based fuels, and recent scientific studies indicate that net-zero emission biofuels are not only possible, but achievable. Corn ethanol and other biofuels are

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What Is Ethanol Blending and How Can It Reduce Imports of Petroleum?

by Pooja Yadav (India Times) PM Modi informed that India has achieved the target of 10% ethanol blending, 5 months ahead of schedule. In 2014, ethanol blending was at 1.5 per cent. Talking about its benefit, he said, “First, it has led

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Fuels Institute Explores Carbon Benefits of Biofuels

(NACS) The white paper will help spark conversation on finding an answer to reducing emissions from all vehicles. -- The Fuels Institute has published a new white paper that explores the carbon benefits of using biofuels, according to a news release. The

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Renewable Fuels Offer Simultaneous Economic, Environmental and National Security Benefits

by Reid Detchon and Bart Ruth (United Nations Foundation and Solutions from the Land, respectively) Why are drivers in Watertown, S.D., paying 60 cents a gallon less to fill up their gas tanks than we are? Because 30 percent of their fuel is

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Growth Energy Testifies before CARB on Advanced Clean Cars II Regulation

(Growth Energy)  Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley testified before the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in response to its proposed Advanced Clean Cars II regulation. In his testimony, Bliley encouraged CARB to develop clear policies that reflect the

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Biofuel Blending to Slash Petrol Price, Emissions

by Munawar Hasan (The News International) Pakistan should focus on introducing use of biofuel in the domestic market in financial year 2022-23 to save nearly a billion dollars coupled with slashing petrol price by 10 to 20 percent. Despite immense potential, the

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Clearing the Air on E15 and Smog

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... In 2017 congressional testimony, Dr. Janet Yanowitz of EcoEngineering Inc., an environmental consulting firm, reviewed the existing scientific literature on E15’s emissions, concluding that “the available emissions test data indicates that replacing

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Consider Switch to Ethanol Blend

by Sarah McNaughton (Young Dakota Living/Farm Progress) With its lower price and other benefits, ethanol could be a smart choice at the pump this summer. -- ...  Many may think that ethanol is only for specific vehicles, and even call E85

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USGC Engagement Helps Allow US Ethanol to Enter Indonesian Market

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) U.S. ethanol can now enter the Indonesian market by way of pre-blended fuel following the recent removal of a ban on such products entering the country. This change creates a potential market of more than 200

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Ethanol against the World!

by Matt Reese and Dusty Sonnenberg (Ohio's Country Journal) ...  “In a life cycle analysis of ethanol and electric vehicles, you have to look at the base load of carbon intensity. Right now, that number is 114 grams of CO2 per

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Off-Roading with Ethanol

by Parker Schulte (Brownfield Ag News/Managing for Profit)  In this episode of Missouri Corn Talk Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association highlights their longstanding partnership with Missouri Corn and the success of their joint Hauk Promotion project showcasing the

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Mundo UFG Presents Series of Interviews on Solutions to Climate Change: This Episode Focuses on Ethanol

(RTVEFone Foundation/Federal University of Goiás)  Mundo UFG, programming on the campus-based TV UFG at the Federal University of Goiás, highlighted renewable fuels in four of its approximately hour-long segments recently.  This episode focuses on ethanol and related research and business

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ETHANOL Outlook Sunny; Try Again

by Geogg Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Minneapolis Star Tribune) Contrary to the assertions of the March 13 article "Ethanol's emissions clouding its benefits," ethanol's environmental benefits are as clear as the blue sky on a cloudless, sunny day. While the article correctly mentions that

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RFA’s Cooper: Ethanol Has Historic Opportunity to Cut Carbon, Lower Fuel Prices

(Renewable Fuels Association)  In his annual State of the Industry Address, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper said that, while the U.S. ethanol industry has a long history of capitalizing on unique opportunities, the global quest to achieve net-zero carbon

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Renewable Fuel Standard Has Been a ‘Resounding Success,’ RFA Tells Senate EPW Committee

(Renewable Fuels Association) Enacted in 2005 and expanded in 2007, the Renewable Fuels Standard has been a “resounding success” by any measure, the Renewable Fuels Association told the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in testimony submitted today ahead of a hearing

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Why Are Certain Crops Used to Make Biofuels?

(Sustainable, Secure Food Blog) ... Biofuels are a low-carbon fuel option that we can use to make a difference right now. Many states are already using ethanol as part of their gasoline supply systems. In California, biodiesel and renewable diesel

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Vilsack Says the Future for Biofuels Remains Bright

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House

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IOC to Roll out 10% Ethanol Blended Petrol across the North East, 100% Rollout in Guwahati

by Bikash Singh (Economic Times) The blending of 10 % ethanol in Petrol in India is a practice which is nearly two decades old now and has been implemented across the country. Implementation in the North East was held up till

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300,000 Kenyan Household Subscribers on KOKO's Clean Fuel Platform

(KOKO Networks) Team KOKO today celebrated the company's latest sales milestone, with more than 300,000 household subscribers on our clean fuel and carbon platform in Kenya. KOKO Fuel was launched to the market in late 2019, and has battled major supply-side and

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USGC Promotes US Ethanol at Seoul Mobility Show

(U.S. Grains Council) To convey the benefits of ethanol to government and industry stakeholders, the media and consumers, the U.S. Grains Council’s  South Korea office participated in the Seoul Mobility Show from Nov. 25 – Dec. 5. “The Seoul Mobility Show was

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RFA to COP26: Ethanol a Smart Choice Right Now for Decarbonization Goals

(Renewable Fuels Association) As leaders from around the world descend on Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference, also referred to as COP26, the Renewable Fuels Association reminds them that ethanol and other renewable fuels are available—today—to jumpstart global

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Deere Invests in Ethanol Diesel Engine: ClearFlame Secures $17 Million to Commercialize Ethanol Diesel Engine Tech

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)   Count John Deere among the companies investing in a startup company developing a heavy-duty truck engine able to run on straight ethanol. ClearFlame Engine Technologies announced Thursday it had secured another $17 million in funding

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What Is E85 Gas and Should You Use It?

by Andy Jensen (Advanced Auto Parts)  ... E85 is widely available, an affordable alternative for many popular vehicles. Here's why you should take another look at ethanol. ... E85 is a gasoline and ethanol blend, much like your regular gas. If you

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Tuatara Expands Alternative Fuel Options

(SSC North America)  SSC Enhances Sustainability, Flexibility, Accessibility  -- SSC North America expands flexible-fuel capabilities of its powertrain assembly to meet the alternative fuel opportunities of road-legal and performance vehicles, integrating a synthesized methanol catalyst as a standard fuel option in

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White Bear Lake Drivers Win with E15

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association) The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM teamed up on Sept 15 to educate drivers on a the benefits of using E15 during an hour-long promotion at a Holiday station in White Bear Lake.  Drivers who fueled

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U.S. Department of Energy, India's Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, and US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Launch the India-US Task Force on Biofuels

(MENAFN) Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) today announced the launch of the India-US Task Force on Biofuels. The announcement was made yesterday during the India-U.S. Strategic Clean Energy Partnership dialogue led

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The World Has Finally Stopped Using Leaded Gasoline. Algeria Used The Last Stockpile

by Camila Domonoske (NPR)  The final holdout, Algeria, used up the last of its stockpile of leaded gasoline in July. That's according to the U.N. Environment Programme, which has spent 19 years trying to eliminate leaded gasoline around the globe. "The successful

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Comments on New Zealand’s Blending Policy Show Ethanol’s Role in GHG Reductions

(U.S. Grains Council) Ethanol’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction benefits could help New Zealand lower emissions by 30 percent by 2030, reaching net zero by 2050, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and industry partners told that country’s policymakers in comments submitted last

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Bustos Introduces “Bold and Innovative” Legislation to Reduce Vehicle Emissions, Limit Harmful Aromatics and Increase Biofuels Demand

(Office of Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17)) Industry leaders praise bill, Bustos as champion for clean liquid fuels -- U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, legislation that leverages greater fuel octane to reduce carbon emissions from transportation, improve air

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Pete Ricketts: Strengthening Energy Reliability and Independence

by Pete Ricketts (Star Herald) ... The People’s Republic of China produces the vast majority of the rare earth minerals needed to manufacture EVs. The President’s EV goal would not only make America reliant on our nation’s biggest global competitor,

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New Proposed Federal Greenhouse Gas, Vehicle Efficiency Standards: A Missed Opportunity to Address Climate Change Now DEADLINE for Public Comment: September 27, 2021

(Solutions from the Land)  Earlier this month, the EPA published in the Federal Register a rule proposing its Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards. Seeking public comment through Sept. 27 (a public hearing is set for next Wednesday, Aug. 25),

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Comments on New Zealand’s Blending Policy Show Ethanol’s Role in GHG Reductions

(U.S. Grains) Ethanol’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction benefits could help New Zealand lower emissions by 30 percent by 2030, reaching net zero by 2050, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and industry partners told that country’s policymakers in comments submitted last month. A

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RFA Founder Calls for Correction of EPA Transportation Office’s “Shocking Miscarriage of Environmental Justice”

(Dakota Ag Energy)  Speaking to the 14th Annual Bioenergy Conference hosted by Brazilian government and industry stakeholders, the founder of the U.S. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) charged U.S. EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ) bureaucrats with a “shocking

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Its Time to Make Long-Lasting and Transformative Investments in Biofuels

by Representative Angie Craig (D-MN 2nd) (The Hill)  ... I’m a supporter of biofuels. Biofuels offer predictability for farmers, drive economic growth and investment in rural America and decrease the carbon intensity of our transportation sector. These benefits are why

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RFA Pledge to President: Ethanol to Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2050 or Sooner

(Renewable Fuels Association) In a letter sent today to President Joe Biden, Renewable Fuels Association members from across the country memorialized their commitment to ensuring ethanol achieves a net-zero carbon footprint, on average, by 2050 or sooner. Ethanol is already cutting greenhouse gas

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Setting the Record Straight on Renewable Fuels

(Office of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-I)) Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Setting the Record Straight on Renewable Fuels  -- Many bills that get introduced in the Senate won’t go anywhere. They are simply messaging documents. I usually do not

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Feinstein, Toomey, Menendez, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Ethanol Mandate

(Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act, a bill to end the corn ethanol mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard. The

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Fischer: More Choices and Cleaner Fuel at the Gas Pump

(Office of Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE)) ... The Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act, which I reintroduced with Sen. Amy Klobuchar in response to the ruling, offers a common-sense solution to this problem. Our bill would reinstate the waiver that

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Nebraska Corn Board Targets Motorists in California through Ethanol Infrastructure Grant

(KUVR/Nebraska Corn Board)  The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) has long provided infrastructure grants to fuel retailers and supported local ethanol expansion within the state. To complement this work, NCB is additionally boosting ethanol demand in population-dense areas, like California. NCB recently

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Tours Hormel Institute

by Mike Stoll (Austin Daily Herald)  ... During the tour, Klobuchar (Senatory Amy Klobuchar D-MN) learned of the Institute’s research into the role biofuels play in reducing the risk of cancer. A recent study, which was a collaboration between The Hormel

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Research Suggests Use of Biofuels Reduces Cancer Risk

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Review points to fewer toxic chemicals in ethanol-blended gasoline emissions  --  A newly published review of top scientific literature suggests that ethanol-blended fuels widely available at gas stations as E10, E15, or E85 result in less toxic emissions from

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Prime the Pump: C-Stores Stand Ready to Offer E15 Nationwide

by Steve Lang (Vital)  E15 compatible with nearly all existing fuel infrastructure  --  For the 2,300 C-stores across the country that currently carry E15, it’s the fuel’s bottom-line positives that have given those owners an advantage over their competitors. E15—often marketed

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Market Experts Testify before the House of Commons Parliamentary Committee on Canada's Low-Carbon and Renewable Fuels Industry

(Renewable Industries Canada/JWN Energy) Renewable Industries Canada Board members highlight the essential role domestic biofuel producers play in providing Canadians with renewable fuel, growing low-carbon fuel markets, and leading net-zero innovation --  Earlier this week, Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) Board members

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Readers React: Clean Energy Sources Support Green Jobs

by Carol Werner (Morning Call) A June 7 column criticized the Renewable Fuel Standard, reflecting arguments we’ve heard from oil refiners since the program launched in 2005. They were wrong then, and they are wrong now. Renewable fuels are a boon for

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Get Bioethanol Set to Wave Green Flag on New Era in NASCAR’s Return to Nashville

(NASCAR)  Change is in the air as NASCAR gets ready to hold its first-ever Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. On top of the excitement that will take place on the track, there will be a new look for the green

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Daschle: New Administration Could Put Ethanol into ‘Orbit’

by Mikkel Pates (AgWeek)  Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., talks about corn ethanol opportunities in the Biden administration and reflects on the recent passing of Orrie Swayze, a farmer and former Marine fighter pilot from Wilmot, S.D., who

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A Two for One – Biofuels Reduce Carbon for Both Climate and Health

by Dave VanderGriend (Urban Air Initiative/Biofuels Digest)  ...  Carbon emissions include not just CO2 but a range of unburned hydrocarbons that are criteria pollutants that form ground level ozone, or summertime smog. Fine and ultra-fine particulates from toxic aromatics in gasoline

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Letter: Ethanol Checks All the Boxes

by Jan tenBensel (Nebraska Ethanol Board/Lincoln Journal/Star)  Addressing Ron Todd-Meyer's Local View ("Change. It's what's for dinner," May 25), ethanol checks many boxes for environmental goals. While we wait for electric vehicles to become affordable and infrastructure to be built,

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India Brings forward by 2 Years 20% Ethanol Blend to Gasoline

(Reuters) India's government will bring forward to 2023 from 2025 the possibility of fuel companies selling gasoline containing up to 20% of ethanol (E20), according to brokers and a publication in the country's official gazette on Wednesday. It is the second time

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LETTER: Ethanol Actually Saves Consumers Money at the Pump

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Las Vegas Review-Journal) In response to your May 23 editorial: The increased use of ethanol resulting from the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act has lowered — not increased — prices at the pump for American

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Ag Groups Make Kearney Part of Statewide Trip to Encourage Use of Ethanol-Blended Fuels

by Grace McDonald (Kearney Hub) To highlight the importance of renewable fuels, Cooperative Producers Inc. Premier Stop in Kearney hit the gas on ethanol-blended fuels by offering customers discounts recently on E10, E15 and E85. For the event, Kearney Premier Stop

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Choosing a Vehicle Fuel with Purpose

by Jessica Sodeke (Grand Island Independent)  When fueling your vehicle, did you know you have options that are better for the environment and your health? By choosing ethanol, you could be saving the planet, yourself and your neighbor. More than 8

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Active Ethanol Policy for Jobs Creation

by Tim Newbold (The Guardian) The global approach to energy is changing rapidly. The urgency of the challenge that climate change presents has focused significant attention and resources on renewable energy solutions, as countries and companies seek to reduce emissions. One

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USGC Highlights Ethanol’s Environmental Benefits

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. Grains Council is continuing to demonstrate to administration and global stakeholders the environmental benefits of ethanol. Forty countries participated in the Leaders Summit on Climate, held in Washington, DC, April 22-23, 2021. Attendees, including foreign

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RFA, Growth Energy and NCGA Defend Year-Round E15 in Court

(Renewable Fuels Association) Today, the D.C. Circuit Court will hear oral arguments in American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA, a case in which oil refiners challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 rulemaking that paved the way for the year-round

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Green, Growing Plants Remove CO2, Not Batteries

by Nicole Heslip (Brownfield Ag News)  ... Jim Zook with the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan tells Brownfield he believes the discussion will change as more emphasis is put on the importance of green, growing plants in carbon sequestration. “We have science

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Refugees in Sudan Reap Benefits of Clean Cooking Energy

by Sylvia Nabanoba and Vanessa Zola (UNHCR) A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows reforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.  --  The glow from a matchstick lights up Alisa Deng’s

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When Texas Freezes over – What It Means for Renewables?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... But ethanol has many advantages for cold weather and when states have temperatures at or below freezing. Robert White, RFA’s Vice President of Industry Relations said, “Thanks to ethanol…one old worry drivers used

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Ethanol Can Shrink Colorado's Carbon Footprint

by Dan Sanders (Colorado Politics) Our state published the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap on Jan. 14. The Colorado Energy Office touted the plan as being, “the most ambitious and substantive planning process Colorado has ever undertaken on climate leadership, pollution

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Ethanol: Your Cold-Weather Friend

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association) With temperatures at or below freezing in many states, a lot of drivers are curious or concerned about the effect on their vehicles. And there are systems you especially need to watch or maintain, such

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The Road to Recovery: Starts at Home

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/Biofuels Digest) ... The changing political landscape of the elections and the bi-partisan concern over carbon emissions and potential climate change is an opportunity for biofuels to be a major contributor. Two opportunities are

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Iowa Has Room for All Renewables - Solar, Wind and Ethanol

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/The Gazette)  ... Renewable liquid fuels and renewable electricity are highly complementary ways to reduce America’s carbon footprint. We can have clean renewable energy from solar and wind, as the authors want, and still take

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'Essential Energy,' the Theme of the Upcoming National Ethanol Conference

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  'Essential Energy,' the theme of the upcoming National Ethanol Conference, is inspired by the inclusion of U.S. biofuel producers on the Department of Homeland Security's list of critical and essential industries during

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WEBINAR: Cleaner Driving with Cleaner Fuel: Economic and Environmental Benefits of Ethanol --- January 27, 2021

A key part of reducing emissions is by cleaning up the transportation sector. In this webinar, learn about how you can reduce your current vehicle’s emissions–no matter where you live–while saving money at the tank. Our panel discusses the value

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Here’s How President-elect Biden Can Slash Carbon Emissions by 12 Million Metric Tons on Day One in Office

(Renewable Fuels Association)  On “Day One” in office, President-elect Biden’s incoming administration can immediately secure 10.7 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions simply by rejecting the 66 pending waiver requests from oil refiners who are looking to dodge their

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Report: E15 Poised to Fast-Track Climate Progress

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Growth Energy, the nation’s largest association of biofuel producers and supporters, released a new report examining the potential climate benefits of a nationwide transition from the standard 10-percent ethanol blended fuel (E10) to a 15-percent ethanol blend (E15). The report was authored by Air Improvement

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OPINION: Top Rated Gas Station Chains Also Top for Fuel Choice

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) A new list of the Top 10 gas station brands in the United States reflects something more that clean bathrooms and tasty pizza—it also reflects real fuel options for American drivers. Of USA Today’s Top

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- K. Johnson

Rolling back auto emission standards was exactly the wrong way to go. ... An alliance between environmentalists and farmers to switch to a clean auto fuel seems like a win-win for both parties. --K. Johnson's letter to Storm Lake Times 

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Ethanol Is Key

by K. Johnson (Storm Lake Times) ...  I hear a lot of political lip service these days about reducing our dependence on ­fossil fuels and cleaning up the air. Alcohol from corn and grains should be a major part of that

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The UK and Decarbonizing Transport

by Brian Healy (Ethanol Producer Magazine/U.S. Grains Council)  Through expanded ethanol use, the U.K. has an opportunity to meet its decarbonization objectives and support the domestic facilities that have gone offline. The country should build on its established technical knowledge

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Bioethanol: UTC Experience

(UABIO)  ... Bioethanol raises the total octane number, raises the efficiency of the engine, increases the oxygen content in the fuel up to 3.7% and reduces emissions of PETROL, dioxins, carcinogens. Reducing CO is an indicator of harmful emissions and human

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Behind the Smoke: It’s What You Don’t See That Kills

by Doug Durante and Larry Pearce (Morning Consult)  ... But a bigger problem has existed for decades in the air we don’t see — air polluted with toxic ultra-fine particles, or UFPs.  For more than 30 years, a small group of U.S. Environmental

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Biofuels for Cleaner Skies and Healthier People

by Goncalo Pereira (Times of India)  ... We have long known that the burning of fossil fuels in vehicles is one of the major causes of atmospheric pollution. What have we done about it, though? And, more importantly, what can

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Growth Energy Encourages California to Embrace More Biofuels

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) This week, Growth Energy submitted comments to the California Air Resources Board following a July 15th workshop on Fuels and Infrastructure for a Carbon Neutral Economy. In his written submission, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley

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Anniversary Report Details Success of the Renewable Fuel Standard

(Renewable Fuels Association) Commemorating the 15th anniversary of President George W. Bush’s signing of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which created the Renewable Fuel Standard, the Renewable Fuels Association today released a report detailing how the industry has benefited the nation over

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Replacing Toxic Additives in Our Fuel

Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Biofuels International)  As policymakers and public health experts dig deeper into the human costs of air pollution, including heightened risk from COVID-19 among vulnerable communities, a rapidly growing body of research is raising awareness of the threat

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Applications Being Accepted for Ethanol Blender Pumps

by Dave Strang (KNEB) The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is taking applications for a new grant program designed to encourage the installation of ethanol blender pumps across Nebraska. Expanding motorists’ access to higher blends of ethanol will increase usage

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Ethanol Prophet Tilts at Petroleum

by Mikkel Pates (AgWeek)  South Dakota ethanol promoter Orrie D. Swayze likes to hear promotions for 30% ethanol blends in gasoline but thinks 50% would be better for the environment and human health.  --  ...  Swazey, 76, ... became worried

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Farming, Biofuels, Health Groups Challenge EPA on SAFE Rule

(Morning Ag Clips/South Dakota Farmers Union) Broad coalition challenges the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficiency Vehicle Rule;  In response to EPA’s failure to credibly consider and advance mid-level ethanol fuel blends as an alternative to conventional fuels, the groups filed a

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The Benefits of Ethanol

(Nebraska Ethanol Board) In an effort to spread ethanol's clean air message, the Nebraska Ethanol Board put together this video aimed at students across the state. To help illustrate what is in gasoline and how ethanol can help, they included the

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Goias State in Brazil Approves “When Filling Your Tank, Choose Ethanol” Policy

by André Luiz Cançado Motta* (Federal University of Goiás for Advanced Biofuels USA) The President of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Goiás, Deputy Lissauer Vieira (PSB, the Brazilian Socialist Party), approved, on June 18, at the Remote Ordinary Session, with 25

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Validating the Need to Test Real-World Fuels

by Steve VanderGriend (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Urban Air Initiative)  While much of the industry’s energy has been focused on issues like Reid vapor pressure relief, a new technical paper demonstrates the need to focus on aromatics, and the fact that ethanol

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E10 Flows into Mexico Following Collaboration

(Biofuels International)  Five trainloads of US petrol pre-blended at an E10 rate arrived in Guadalajara in May 2020 – a direct success of the Grains Council’s (USGC’s) collaboration with the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers (AMPES). The 14,500 gallons of

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UAI: EPA Keeping Ethanol from Its True Lower Carbon Value

by Steve Vander Griend (Urban Air Initiative/Ethanol Producer Magazine) In a world intent on lowering carbon emissions, any positive steps lowering CO2 should receive credit. Instead, a recent Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) issued by EPA actually proposes to penalize

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Growth Energy Identifies Omissions in EPA Report

(Growth Energy)  Growth Energy today said the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new “anti-backsliding” report on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) side-steps the wide body of evidence supporting a clear scientific consensus around the clean air benefits of homegrown ethanol. The study, required

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Renewable Fuels Month Spotlights Benefits of Homegrown Fuel Options

(KRVN/Nebraska Rural Radio Association) May is typically the kick-off to the summer driving season and has historically been a time Nebraska’s renewable fuels industries have come together to highlight the importance of clean-burning biofuel options. However, due to COVID-19 concerns, Renewable

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Ethanol Blog: Ethanol Industry Groups Disappointed in EPA Emissions Study

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) EPA's release of a so-called "anti-backsliding" study on Friday that calls for no further action to mitigate potential adverse air quality effects from renewable fuels, was met with disappointment by two ethanol industry interest groups. The

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Indonesia Removes Ethanol Ban, Recognizes Octane Benefits Of Ethanol

(U.S. Grains Council)  U.S. ethanol can now enter the Indonesian market by way of pre-blended fuel, following the recent removal of a ban on pre-blended product entering the country. This change creates a potential market of more than 200 million gallons

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Just Because It's in Popular Science That Doesn't Mean It's True: An Open Letter to Jennifer Lu and Popular Science Magazine

by Marc J. Rauch (The Auto Channel)  ... The reason I'm contacting you today, in 2020, is because yesterday I received a message from a reader who disagrees with my advocacy of ethanol based upon your article. In my reply to

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EPA Panel Asked to Review Public Health Benefits of Ethanol

(Urban Air Initiative/Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Urban Air Initiative sent a letter to the COVID-19 Review Panel within the EPA’s Science Advisory Board asking them to look at the research that shows the impact gasoline additives have on tailpipe emissions and air pollution. The

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Fueling a Cleaner Future: Ethanol Is Just the Beginning

(Omaha World-Herald/Nebraska Corn Board) When you stop at the gas station to top off your tank, how much thought do you put in to choosing the fuel that’s right for your car? For your wallet? For the environment? For the air

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NFU Responds to Government E10 Consultation

(National Farmers Union) The government’s proposal to introduce E10 petrol in 2021 came after years of NFU lobbying to introduce the biofuel to petrol stations across the UK.  Last year the NFU wrote to various government departments outlining how implementing

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OPINION: Ethanol Dominates in Clean Air Contest

by Chris Bliley (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... When it comes to transportation emissions, newsrooms around the world generally preserve their biggest headlines for the urgent, high-stakes battle against climate change. Biofuels are a major part of that conversation, and

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Ethanol Blends Saving Lives Through Reduced Vehicle Emissions

(Urban Air Initiative) That is the conclusion of a new peer reviewed technical paper published in the  Journal of Air & Waste Management, validating previous research efforts by the Urban Air Initiative that find when ethanol is added to gasoline, it significantly reduces

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Harvard Study Bolsters Ethanol's Role In Protecting Public Health, Saving Lives

(Oklahoma Farm Bureau)  ... The Harvard team's recent findings underscore the need to power more of our transportation system with non-petroleum-based fuels, like ethanol. The research team looked specifically at polluted areas beleaguered by fine particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5). Motor vehicle emissions

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Here We Go Again: Senate Letter Plagued by Myths and Mistruths about RINs

by Scott Richman (Renewable Fuels Association) Yesterday (February 27, 2020), a group of senators wrote a letter to President Trump regarding the January 24 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit that found the EPA improperly exceeded its

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Climate Change and Ethanol: Get the Facts Right

by Andrea Kent (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Greenfield Global/Renewable Industries Canada)  Myths and misinformation about ethanol and its effect on health and the environment need to be corrected to expand higher blends.  --  ... (Canadian) Federal blending mandates—in place since 2007—require our

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UNICA Highlights Importance of Ethanol to Check Air Pollution

(New Kerala) The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) on Thursday announced the launch of #BringBackMyBlueSky campaign to highlight the benefits of ethanol in India.  The campaign was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020 in Greater Noida. As part of this launch,

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Clean Air Benefits of Ethanol Focus of S.D. Farmers Union President Presentation to United Nations Foundation

(South Dakota Farmers Union)  Ethanol lowers carbon emissions by 40 percent and reduces the need for carcinogenic gasoline additives. These health and clean air benefits will be the focus of South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke’s presentation to the

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Minnesota Corn Growers Rolls out Biofuels Effort: The Better Fuel Initiative Will Promote Biofuels Policy, Outreach Efforts and Increased Use.

(Farm Progress/The Farmer/Minnesota Corn Growers Association) The Minnesota Corn Growers Association launched a new initiative last week at Ag Expo that will promote biofuel use, awareness and research. Through the Better Fuel Initiative, MCGA leaders seek to build on the momentum

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Ethanol Advocacy and Global Emissions Reduction

by Brian Healy (U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol's importance for climate goals highlighted following the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference.  --  COP25, the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference, wrapped up in December, leaving in its wake a

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

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

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Every Single Point Ron Hart Tried to Make about Ethanol Was Wrong

by Bob Miller (Destin Log)  Ethanol is in fact an excellent solvent and will help keep injectors clean.  -- I just read Ron Hart’s opinion piece in your paper. I don’t want to call it ignorant but it is extremely poorly researched. Essentially

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Standards Alliance Organizes Workshop on Biofuel Standards for Household Cooking and Transportation

(American National Standards Institute) The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), through its public-private partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Standards Alliance, organized a one-day workshop on biofuel standards for household cooking and transportation in Maputo, Mozambique, on November 14, 2019. This

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Ethanol Report on 2019: RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper Bids Farewell to a Bad Year

(AgNewsWire) To say 2019 has been a rough year for the ethanol industry would be an understatement. Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Geoff Cooper says it was one of the worst years - if not the worst - the industry

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COP25 – Ethanol Brings Welcome Contribution to Transport Climate Action

by James Cogan (Ethanol Europe/Euractiv)  Transport accounts for a quarter of climate-harming greenhouse gas emissions and, at a glance, a quarter of COP25 talks are about cutting transport emissions. They’re the hardest kind to cut, writes James Cogan. -- The issue

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Govs. Walz and Noem for Support of E30

(Grand Rapids Herald Review) Recently, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, the chair of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, along with South Dakota Gov. and coalition vice chair Kristi Noem, sent a letter to President Trump urging the administration to consider 30 percent ethanol

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Stop the Anti-Ethanol Ridiculousness--An Open Letter Reply to an Unmistakable Editorial Failure

by Marc J. Rauch (The Auto Channel)  This past Saturday, a media outlet called THE ATLANTIC published an anti-ethanol editorial titled "STOP THE ETHANOL MADNESS." ... The following is my rebuttal to him and THE ATLANTIC:  Dear Editors - The anti-ethanol editorial written by

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