E15 Ruling Rehearing Denied

Cindy Zimmerman

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday denied a petition for rehearing regarding the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA decision, in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales of a fifteen percent ethanol fuel blend (E15). Petitioners the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the National Corn Growers Association released the following …

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USDA Invests $26 Million in Biofuel Infrastructure

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states. The announcement includes investments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas …

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Minnesota Ethanol Champion Addresses ACE

Cindy Zimmerman

Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN) may be from a more suburban area of Minnesota, but she clearly recognizes the value of agriculture and biofuels to her state. “I care about ethanol because I care about good ag and energy policy in this country,” said Craig during remarks today before the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference. “Ethanol drives rural investment, it …

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Groups File Petition for Rehearing of DC Circuit RVP Decision

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Growth Energy and the National Corn Growers Association have filed a petition for rehearing with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the July 2 decision in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales of 15% ethanol fuel blends (E15). The petition asks the full court to rehear the case because of …

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Renewed Summer E15 Ban Would Cost Industry Billions

Cindy Zimmerman

The recent D.C. Circuit Court decision overturning EPA’s approval of year-round E15 sales could have a strongly negative impact on the rural economy and environment, according to a new analysis released by the Renewable Fuels Association. According to the white paper, if the court decision is allowed to stand and no other action is taken to facilitate continued year-round sales …

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CHS Expands E15 Availability With 19 More Fuel Terminals

Cindy Zimmerman

CHS Inc. cooperative is expanding access to higher ethanol blend fuels by offering E15 through 19 additional fuel terminals starting this month. CHS is registered with the EPA as an E15 manufacturer and sells E15 as an approved grade of fuel through its Cenex® brand retail locations. CHS plans to offer E15 at the following Magellan terminals: Alexandria, Minnesota; Cheyenne, …

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DC Court Decision Reverses Year-Round E15 Rule

Cindy Zimmerman

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a decision Friday that impacts the year-round sale of 15% ethanol blended fuel (E15) to the great disappointment of the ethanol industry. The decision reverses a 2019 rule by the Environmental Protection Agency that lifted outdated restrictions on the sale of E15 in a case brought by the American Fuel & Petrochemical …

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Oregon to Allow E15 Sales

Cindy Zimmerman

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law legislation enabling the sales of 15 percent ethanol blended fuel (E15) in Oregon. Under current law, Oregon requires that gasoline sold for use in motor vehicles be blended with up to 10 percent ethanol (E10). The new legislation sets 10 percent as a minimum, allowing for sale of fuel with higher concentrations …

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E15 Soon to be Welcome in Nevada

Cindy Zimmerman

Nevada drivers will soon be able to fill up with 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has signed legislation to allow sales of E15, which passed the Nevada legislature in May with overwhelming support in both the Assembly and Senate. The bill requires the State Board of Agriculture to adopt rules governing sales of E15 by July 2022. …

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