Nebraska Ethanol Board Offers E15 Workshop

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The Nebraska Ethanol Board is holding a workshop Nov. 13 in Norfolk for fuel retailers from across the state to learn more about the benefits and ease of offering E15 ethanol blended fuel. This one-day workshop will provide attendees with a myriad of takeaways and dispel misconceptions about the cost of offering E15. Attendees will hear a keynote from Sara …

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Pink at the Pump® Campaign Kicks Off in Iowa

Cindy Zimmerman

Over 70 Iowa retailers are kicking off the 4th Annual Pink at the Pump® Campaign today to donate 3¢ of every gallon of Unleaded 88 sold during the month of October to National Breast Cancer Foundation and The Hormel Institute. Pink at the Pump® is a joint effort between the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). …

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‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest Ends

Cindy Zimmerman

Labor Day signaled the unofficial end of summer and the official end of the Renewable Fuels Association’s (RFA) third annual “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest. The three-month contest offered consumers the chance to win $50 in free fuel per day, and more than 3,100 new users of E85prices.com registered and helped report prices for higher ethanol blends like E15 and …

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Sen. Ernst Visits DuPont Biofuels Enzyme Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences hosted Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) at its plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa earlier this week. During a tour and town hall with employees, Sen. Ernst and DuPont leaders discussed the positive impact of strong national biofuels policy on America’s farmers, on the environment, and on consumer choice at the pump. “DuPont’s investments in new and advanced …

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Nebraska Ethanol Board Offers E15 Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

The Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB) is hosting a free workshop for fuel retailers Aug. 28 in Kearney, Nebraska. Attendees will hear best practices from fuel retailers who’ve seen success selling E15, a keynote from Ron Lamberty of American Coalition of Ethanol, and will learn about resources to make implementing and labeling infrastructure easy and affordable. Fuel retailers need to register …

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Legally Protecting Ethanol’s Market Share

Carrie Muehling

Various legal battles are ongoing to protect the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and ethanol market share. An update on these efforts during the American Coalition for Ethanol Conference came from Bryan Stockton, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Stockton shared what he called “the good, the bad and the ugly,” celebrating the timely release of the long anticipated E-15 final …

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Growth Energy and GasBuddy Launch Unleaded88 on App

Cindy Zimmerman

Growth Energy and GasBuddy have partnered to bring Unleaded 88 to GasBuddy’s database and app. Unleaded 88 is 15 percent ethanol, or E15, approved for cars 2001 and newer, and GasBuddy is a smartphone app and website used by millions of drivers every month to avoid paying full price for fuel. It is the world’s largest database of real-time, crowdsourced …

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MN Data Shows More E15 Sales in June

Cindy Zimmerman

Sales of E15 in Minnesota totaled 6.29 million gallons in June, the first month following elimination of the summertime E15 restriction, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Commerce, the highest volume ever recorded for the month of June. The Renewable Fuels Association says the data released Wednesday prove that the marketplace is already responding to President Trump’s elimination …

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Ethanol Report on 2019 Crappie Masters

Cindy Zimmerman

With retail sales of E15, or 15% ethanol, now approved in the summer months, some oil industry-backed organizations are issuing dire warnings about damage to boat engines – but E15 is clearly labeled as NOT approved for marine use. However – 10 percent ethanol is perfectly fine and the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail has been educating boaters about ethanol use …

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Ethanol Report on Presidential Visit

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association was thrilled to host President Donald J. Trump as he visited the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa on June 11 to celebrate year round sales of E15 (15% ethanol). This Ethanol Report podcast includes some of the president’s remarks at the plant and interviews with RFA CEO Geoff Cooper, SIRE …

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