ePure: Strengthen the Framework for Sustainable #Ethanol

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A new report released by the European Court of Auditors finds that there are several gaps in the European Commission’s existing biofuels sustainability certification framework even thought the study only looked at four member states. In response to the report, the European renewable ethanol association (ePure) agrees with the assessment that the sustainability framework for biofuels in Europe can, and …

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IIT Researchers Receive #Bioethanol Patent

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Two scientists from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Ben Stark and Tony Sanny, have received a patent for a method to genetically engineer bacteria and yeast to increase bioethanol production. During the development process, the team focused on cellulosic biomass from twigs, branches, plant stalks, husks and woodschips. This patent is Stark’s, who is a professor of biology, and Sanny’s, …

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.@EthanolRFA Kicks Off FSMA Training in Omaha

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The first of four sessions focused on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements and how ethanol and distillers grain producers can comply kicked off in Omaha, Nebraska today. The educational series is sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and led by Kelly Davis, RFA’s director of regulatory affairs. She was joined by Iowa State University professor Charlie Hurburgh …

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Al-Corn’s Randy Doyal Talks #Ethanol on Car Clinic

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Last Saturday, Bobby Likis, host of nationally syndicated car-talk radio program “Bobby Likis Car Clinic,” shared the mic with CEO of Al-Corn Clean Fuel Randy Doyal. The ethanol facility is located in Claremont, Minnesota. Doyal is also the chairman of the board of the Renewable Fuels Association. During the program, Doyal discussed ethanol and its benefits to local and national …

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CEI Releases Another Anti-#RFS Report

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A new report released this week by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is arguing that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) should be repealed for its “numerous economic, ethical and real-world problems”. “Running Drivers into the Blend Wall: Push to Ratchet up Renewable Fuel Standard Rewards Ethanol Lobby at Consumers’ Expense,” argues the RFS rewards the ethanol industry at consumers expense. …

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Mycogen Seeds, Richard Childress Promote Biofuels

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This past weekend, Mycogen Seeds along with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) sported a new paint scheme for the No. 3 Dow/Mycogen Chevrolet SS driven by Austin Dillon. The paint scheme included the company logo of POET, one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol and other biorefined products. The Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race …

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Auto Channel’s Rauch Talks Ethanol in Australia

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The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) is hosting the National Biofuels Symposium 2016 in Brisbane on August 22-23, 2016. On the ticket is The Auto Channel’s Marc J. Rauch, an outspoken advocate of ethanol and alternative energy who has taken Big Oil head on. He is a frequent participating speaker at industry and media events and recently traveled to Taiwan …

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ACE Conference to Feature Top Fuel Experts

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The Annual ACE Ethanol Conference is just around the corner and will be full of leading fueling experts sharing their experiences. The event is taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota August 8-10 2016 and discounted registration rates end August 3rd. Click here to register. “We are excited petroleum industry experts Tom Kloza of OPIS, and David Hackett of Stillwater Associates, will …

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RFA Hosting Safety Seminar in Nebraska

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There will be a free ethanol safety seminar on Saturday, July 30, in Adams, Nebraska hosted by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) in conjunction with the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Ethanol Emergency Response Coalition and TRANSCAER. The free ethanol safety seminar is taking place at the Adams Fire Department from 9:00 am–2 …

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Gustafson Jazzes Us Up for @ACEEthanol Conference

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Shannon Gustafson is really jazzed for this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference and after speaking with her so am I. The theme is “Power. Passion. Performance.” and Gustafson says it embodies everything that makes American made ethanol great. “The passion of our producers, the power of the American industry and top notch performance of a high octane …

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