Ethanol Report on Corn and Food Prices

Cindy Zimmerman

In this edition of the Ethanol Report, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper talks about how corn prices have fallen but food prices continue to rise, and how that shows the “food versus fuel” argument is false. A new report from RFA compares corn prices to the price of dairy products, pork products, beef products, and poultry …

Audio, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, food and fuel, Food prices, RFA

RFA Making Inroads in Motorcycle Education

Cindy Zimmerman

Concluding the sixth year of sponsorship at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Buffalo Chip Campground, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) believes they are making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders. “The education to the riders is actually taking on a new life,” said White. “We’re seeing riders talking to …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, Motorcycle, RFA, Sturgis, Video

Ethanol Report on Cost Analysis

Cindy Zimmerman

A new analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) shows that over the past four years, ethanol has been the most economically competitive motor fuel and octane source in the world. In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of the report, talks about why it has particular relevance in the California …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA

Ethanol Report on Advanced Ethanol Concerns

Cindy Zimmerman

Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) executive director Brooke Coleman commented last week on a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) so we got him on the phone for this edition of “The Ethanol Report.” In this interview, Coleman talks about his take on the CBO report, as well as Phantom Fuels legislation …

advance biofuels, AEC, Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA, RFS

Ethanol on the Rails

Cindy Zimmerman

In the last couple of weeks there have been two derailments of trains carrying crude oil, one in Virginia on April 30 and one in Colorado on May 9. These incidents are just the latest in a string of accidents that began last summer when a runaway oil train carrying Bakken crude derailed and exploded in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA, safety, transportation

Ethanol Report From RFA in DC

Cindy Zimmerman

After the ACE Biofuels Beltway March, I was able to stop by and visit with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen in his Washington DC office and we covered the waterfront on issues currently facing the ethanol industry. In this Ethanol Report, Dinneen discusses what he’s hearing about the EPA proposal to lower the RFS, the latest anti-RFS …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA

Ethanol Report on New Economic Study

Cindy Zimmerman

At the 19th annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, the Renewable Fuels Association unveiled a new study by ABF Economics entitled “Contribution of the Ethanol Industry to the Economy of the United States.” The author of that study was John Urbanchuk, who is the go-to economist for the biofuels industry – but he was unable to be at the conference …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA

Impact of Lowering RFS on Advanced Biofuels

Cindy Zimmerman

The comment period is now over for the EPA proposal that would lower the volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard this year, but it will be some time yet before a decision is made since the agency likely has tens of thousands of comments to read. In this Ethanol Report, several representatives of the cellulosic ethanol and advanced biofuels …

advance biofuels, AEC, Audio, Cellulosic, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA, RFS