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During the annual NE Farmers Union Conference, ethanol industry executives gave an update on the industry.
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Martin said she was surprised when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in July listed Arundo donax as an approved biofuel nationally, allowing it to be planted like corn across the U.S., despite its ability to displace native vegetationand increase flood and fire hazards.
Futures jumped 5.7 percent two days after an Energy Information Administration report showed gasoline consumption and ethanol blending above year-earlier levels.
The American Frozen Food Institute has urged the EPA to enact its proposal to slash mandated corn ethanol production by 1.4 billion gallons in 2014 while the Biotechnology Industry Organization is warning the agency that the Renewable Fuel Standard proposal will hurt the biofuels industry.
Missouri corn, cattle and ethanol producers traveled to Washington, D.C., yesterday to testify during an Environmental Protection Agency hearing on the proposed 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard rule.
BIOFUEL BACKERS HOPE NUMBERS WILL SWAY EPA: An EPA hearing Thursday showcased a biofuels industry on the ropes.
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen comments on an Associated Press article about ethanol and the environment The Environmental Protection Agency .
Supporters of the renewable fuels industry turned out en masse on Thursday, desperate for the U.S. government to change course after last month announcing a plan to lower the amount of biofuels that must be added to the fuel supply in 2014.
This month, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a reduction in 2014 biofuel mandates from 18 billion gallons to 15 billion gallons.
We have had a number of previous farmdoc daily posts discussing the potential problems in implementing the Renewable Fuels Standards due to the expanding gap between the implied mandate for renewable biofuels and the E10 blend wall .
Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish provocateur who loves to pick fights with the climate movement, argues in the New York Times this week that what people in developing nations - or as he called them, "the poor" - really want is cheap, dirty, fossil fuels to help them reach prosperity.
Plenty of oil companies dabbled briefly in biofuels during the last decade, sticking their toes in the water only to pull them back out.
Wesley Clark, retired four-star general and co-chairman of the ethanol trade group Growth Energy, will be in Pratt Monday to help mark the restarting of the Pratt ethanol plant.
Opponents of a federal biofuel mandate plan to lay the groundwork at a Thursday Environmental Protection Agency hearing for a renewed charge to repeal the measure.
The EPA proposal calls for scaling back the overall mandate, including reductions in corn ethanol and advanced biofuels, to account for the slower-than-expected development of cellulosic biofuels and constraints in the fueling infrastructure that make blending more than 10 percent ethanol challenging.
An international team of researchers from Bio Architecture Labs, a synthetic biology and enzyme design company focused on the production of biofuels and biochemicals from macroalgae , reports the development of a synthetic yeast platform based on Saccharomyces cerevisiae that can efficiently produce ethanol from brown seaweed; the paper is ... (more)