June RFA Ethanol Safety Events

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The Renewable Fuels Association is offering several opportunities for ethanol safety training in June. First, RFA and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting this year’s third “Train the Trainer” ethanol safety webinar for ethanol emergency response teams on Wednesday, June 14 from 12–2pm ET/11am–1pm CT. Professional hazmat trainer Joel Hendelman will provide instruction on how to train others in ethanol emergency response …

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Siouxland Ethanol Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Siouxland Ethanol LLC is hosting an open house on June 13 at its plant near Jackson, Nebraska to celebrate a decade of ethanol production. “We see the bigger picture even more now than when we started,” said Pam Miller, board chair and director of industry and investor relations at Siouxland Ethanol. “Back then, we were mainly concerned with producing the …

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Numbers Tell Story of RFS Success

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Twelve years since the original Renewable Fuel Standard was passed in 2005 and 10 years after it was expanded in 2007, the numbers tell an objective story of how successful the legislation has been in a new analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association. “RFS Impacts: By the Numbers” compares data from 2005 and 2007 to 2016 and gets some pretty …

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E85 Excitement in Nebraska Capitol

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Nebraska’s capitol city will be all about E85 today with the grand opening of Pump & Pantry’s flex fuel pumps, which now dispense E85 and Clean 88 – a high-octane, cleaner-burning blend of 15 percent ethanol. Flex fuel vehicle drivers will be able to purchase E85 for just 85 cents at the Pump & Pantry in Lincoln today thanks to …

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Redfield Energy Celebrates Ten Years

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It was ten years ago on April 26, 2007 that Redfield Energy in South Dakota produced its first gallon of ethanol and this week they are throwing a party to celebrate. “These ten years have gone so fast,” says Dana Siefkes-Lewis, chief administrative officer at Redfield Energy LLC, who says they actually started the company 12 years ago and spent …

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2017 Fuel Ethanol Workshop Coming Up Fast

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The 33rd annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) is coming right up, June 19-21 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event, produced by BBI International and Ethanol Producer Magazine, includes more than 140 speakers and four track sessions. “This year’s agenda covers the latest innovations and efficiencies currently being developed for ethanol production,” said Tim Portz, vice president of content …

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Ethanol Exports Dive in April but Still on Record Pace

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U.S. ethanol exports are still on a record pace for 2017 despite a 32% drop in April exports compared to March at 87.2 million gallons, the lowest volume in eight months, according to the latest government data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Year-to-date ethanol exports totaled a record 474.8 mg in the first four months of 2017. Brazil …

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Forced Summer Hiatus Begins for E15

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It’s June 1st, which means the kids are out of school, the pools are open, and E15 pumps in two-thirds of the nation are shutting down. Today marks the official beginning of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “summer ozone control season,” and according to the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), is the result of “an arbitrary, decades-old EPA regulation that protects …

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GRFA Charts Global Food Prices vs Ethanol Production

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The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) has released a new chart that shows the opposite trends in the UN FAO’s Food Price Index (FPI) and world fuel ethanol production since 2008 from F.O. Licht’s 2017 forecasts. GRFA president Bliss Baker says the graph clearly demonstrates that “ethanol production is not a main driver of global food prices.” The chart shows …

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POET Founder to Receive BIO Award

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POET founder, chairman and CEO Jeff Broin will receive the 10th annual George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology at the 2017 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology July 23-26, 2017 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec, Canada. “Jeff Broin is one of the great innovators and entrepreneurs in the industrial biotechnology sector,” said …

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