Ethanol groups are applauding the Biden administration for denying small refinery exemptions and restoring integrity in the Renewable Fuel Standard. The Environmental Protection Agency denied 26 requests from refiners that would exclude them from biofuel blending requirements under the RFS. American Coalition for... Read More.
The president and CEO of CountryMark says improvements could be made to the Renewable Fuel Standard as the nation aims to decarbonize the transportation sector. Matt Smorch tells Brownfield, “the Renewable Fuel Standard has done a great job of getting more renewable fuels into... Read More.
A U.S. Senator says the Environmental Protection Agency is sending mixed signals to the agriculture industry over its biofuels policy. Republican Pete Ricketts of Nebraska tells Brownfield the benefits of ethanol and biodiesel are clear, and EPA should’ve increased the Renewable Volume Obligations.... Read More.
The American Soybean Association says the latest rule setting biofuel blending requirements significantly undercuts the industry’s ability to increase production and grow demand. Dave Walton, chair of the biodiesel and infrastructure advocacy team, tells Brownfield the Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard... Read More.
Market analyst Arlan Suderman with StoneX Group says the global vegetable oil markets are responding to the Environmental Protection Agency’s final Renewable Volume Obligations with significant losses. “It was hoped by the market that the one week delay in releasing the RVOs would result... Read More.
Biofuel groups are expressing their disappointment with the Environemtal Protection Agency’s blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard. While EPA slightly raised requirements for biomass-based diesel fuels, the agency lowered ethanol quotas. Biofuel blending requirements are 20.94 billion gallons in 2023, 21.54 billion gallons in... Read More.
The Biden administration plans to release a final set rule under the Renewable Fuel Standard next week. Growth Energy general counsel Joe Kakesh says his group and the Environmental Protection Agency submitted notice to the U.S. District Court of Columbia Tuesday extending the deadline... Read More.
More than 70 biofuel stakeholders are calling on the Biden administration to increase biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuels volumes as the EPA is expected to finalize Renewable Fuel Standard volumes next week. Paul Winters with Clean Fuel Alliance America tells Brownfield the industry produces... Read More.