Ethanol Report on Inflation Reduction Act

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Several provisions within the Senate Inflation Reduction Act will benefit the U.S. ethanol industry and the communities it serves, according to the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). In this edition of The Ethanol Report, RFA Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Troy Bredenkamp breaks down some pieces of the legislation that include funding for clean fuel production and enhanced opportunities …

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Export Exchange 2022 Updates

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The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and Growth Energy are firming up the agenda for Export Exchange 2022, October 12-14 at the Hilton Minneapolis. This will be the first Export Exchange since 2018, after global pandemic restrictions dictated the cancellation of the international event in 2020 and again in 2021. With the exception of 2020, the event …

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CARB Accepts Industry Evaluation of E15 Blends

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California moved a step closer to allowing E15 with the acceptance by the the California Air Resources Board (CARB) of the Renewable Fuels Association’s (RFA) and Growth Energy’s joint multimedia evaluation of E15 blends Tier 1 report, the first step in a three-tiered evaluation process of the fuel blend. “RFA is pleased to see that CARB has accepted and posted …

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RFA Says Inflation Reduction Bill Will Help Ethanol

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Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper says several provisions within the new Inflation Reduction Act will benefit the U.S. ethanol industry and the communities it serves. “Specifically for ethanol producers, the legislation includes provisions that provide funding for clean fuel production, higher biofuel blend infrastructure, enhanced opportunities for ethanol to play a greater role in sustainable aviation fuel, …

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Next Gen Fuels Act Introduced in Senate

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Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) joined together Tuesday to introduce the bipartisan and bicameral Next Generation Fuels Act, which aims to leverage higher-octane fuels to improve engine efficiency and performance. Allowing the sale of fuels with greater octane levels would increase the amount of ethanol that can be utilized in the …

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Ethanol Days of Summer Free Fuel Contest Continues

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There’s still time to enter the Renewable Fuels Association’s Ethanol Days of Summer Contest, which offers free fuel to participants for reporting prices of E15 and E85. The contest continues through Labor Day, which means six more weeks of $250 in free fuel to giveaway. “Even though the price of fuel has dropped in recent days, we’re still experiencing abnormally …

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RFA Now Offers Ethanol Safety Training in Spanish

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The Renewable Fuels Association award-winning ethanol safety training program is now available in Spanish-language versions of all materials, developed under the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s ALERT grant program. RFA works closely with TRANSCAER, a national outreach program to help communities prepare for and respond to hazardous material transportation incidents, to offer free ethanol safety training. These newly translated …

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California Emissions Study Moves Toward E15 Approval

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) Friday released the results of a multi-year study of the emissions impacts of 15 percent ethanol blended fuel (E15). California is currently is one of only two states that does not allow sales of E15. The results of the study show that, compared to E10, E15 reduces emissions of most pollutants that contribute to …

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Ethanol Report on RFA Young Professionals Network

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The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Young Professionals Network is celebrating its second anniversary this month and it has grown quickly in those two short years, one of which was almost entirely virtual. Jackie Hayes, who is now Director of Business Development and Client Relations with the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center in Illinois, started the YPN when she was still with …

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Canada Finalizes Clean Fuel Regulations

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Final Clean Fuel Regulations were announced this week by the government of Canada and welcomed by the U.S. ethanol industry. In combination with the Government of Canada’s $1.5 billion Clean Fuels Fund, the CFR will create incentives for the increased domestic production of low-carbon-intensity fuels (such as ethanol). This will create economic opportunities for biofuel feedstock providers, such as farmers …

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