Ethanol Industry Official Recieves ASTM Award

Cindy Zimmerman

The Director of Technical Services for the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has been recognized by ASTM International for her work on behalf of America’s ethanol producers to make sure fuel ethanol meets standards and has access to petroleum markets across the country.

Kristy Moore received the Award of Appreciation from ASTM International’s Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, which has jurisdiction over 725 standards relating to those materials.

kristy mooreWith RFA, Moore works on a number of technical and safety issues important to the ethanol industry and oversees the Technical Committee, the longest standing committee within the RFA. Moore and the committee have been responsible for increasing market share for ethanol, including opening new markets for ethanol including the southeastern states.

“This is a well deserved award,” said Chuck Corr, Manager, Biofuels Technical Service at Archer Daniels Midland and current chair of RFA’s Technical Committee. “We are all appreciative that the RFA provides a forum for the techies to work together on the many technical issues facing the industry. We are also thankful that Kristy is available to provide assistance at every turn.”

ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services.

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