Ag Secy Vilsack Stresses Support of RFS

Cindy Zimmerman

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack demonstrated his strong commitment to the ethanol industry and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by spending over an hour at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference on Friday morning. “This is an industry that is worth supporting,” he told the crowd of about 250 ethanol industry leaders. “Which is why the president is supporting the …

ACE, Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFS, USDA

Biofuel Producers Coordinating Council Formed

Cindy Zimmerman

Eight biofuel industry organizations today announced the formation of the Biofuels Producers Coordinating Council to jointly advocate for national policy for increased energy security through domestic biofuel production. The new Council will include Michael McAdams from the Advanced Biofuels Association; Brooke Coleman from the Advanced Ethanol Council; Mary Rosenthal from the Algal Biomass Organization; Brian Jennings from the American Coalition …

ACE, advance biofuels, AEC, algae, BIO, Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Growth Energy, NBB, RFA, RFS

Are Calls For RFS Waiver Premature?

Chuck Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How will drought impact the Renewable Fuel Standard?” We’re certainly in a major drought at this point and we know it will have an impact on the corn crop. Of course who knows how significant that will be? The next crop report ought to be very interesting. Our results show that 39 percent think …

RFS, ZimmPoll