UNICA Weighs In On EPA’s 2014 Proposed Rules

Joanna Schroeder

UNICA will be weighing in today during the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing on their 2014 proposed rules for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Leticia Phillips, the North American representative for the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), notes that the organization believes the proposed renewable fuels volumes “pulls the rug from underneath the advanced biofuels industry.” Phillips says UNICA …

advance biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, RFS, UNICA

Live From EPA Hearing on RFS

John Davis

We are live from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard in Arlington, Va., just across the Potomac River from the Nation’s capital! In less than an hour, we’ll start hearing from advocates and friends of the biofuels industry, in particular, our friends from the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), who have come from across the country …

Biodiesel, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Government, RFA

Biodiesel Voices to be Heard at EPA Hearing

John Davis

We will be at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), ready to kick off in just a couple of hours in Arlington, Va., just across the river from the nation’s capital. Advocates and friends of biofuels are expected to turn out en masse, including our friends from the National Biodiesel Board, who plan to …

Biodiesel, EPA, Government, NBB, RFS

Advanced Biofuels Industry is Here to Stay

Joanna Schroeder

During a press call today, Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA) President Micheal McAdams said the EPA’s proposal would be a devastating blow to the many companies working today to fulfill the promise of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by raising capital, building manufacturing facilities and actually producing advanced biofuels that cut greenhouse gases in half compared to gasoline. In their proposed …

advance biofuels, Audio, EPA, RFS

Big Turnout Expected for EPA RFS Hearing

Cindy Zimmerman

A huge turnout is expected Thursday at a public hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volume obligations for 2014. Literally busloads of stakeholders, both opposed to and in favor of cutting the requirements, are attending the hearing at the Hyatt in Crystal City, Virginia. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will be attending with several Iowa livestock producers, …

advance biofuels, Biodiesel, biofuels, corn, EPA, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Government, NCGA

Rep. Cheri Bustos Loves Ethanol

Joanna Schroeder

Did you know that Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) loves ethanol? Those in attendance at Patriot Renewable Fuels roundtable and RFS rally learned this when hearing from Rep. Bustos about her support of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). A little over two weeks ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposed renewable fuel volumes for the 2014 RFS. However much …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, Patriot Renewable Fuels, RFS

Farmers Head to Washington in Defense of the RFS

Joanna Schroeder

Farmers from around the country are heading to Washington, D.C. today in defense of the RFS (Renewable Fuel Standard). Hundreds of biofuel and agricultural supporters are descending on DC in for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) hearing on the 2014 RFS proposed rules that across the board lower the renewable fuel volumes for next year. The National Corn Growers Association …

biofuels, corn, EPA, Ethanol, NCGA, RFS