Response to National Council of Chain Restaurants RFS Guest Editorial

November 28, 2012

Rob Green, Executive Director of the National Council of Chain Restaurants, writes that following the enactment of the RFS the “cost of food commodities immediately began to rise.” If there were any truth to the claim, it would be mostly because of surging energy prices.

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September Ethanol and Distillers Grains Exports

November 08, 2012

U.S. ethanol exports (denatured and undenatured, non-beverage) totaled 49.4 million gallons (mg) in September, down 2% from August and the lowest monthly total of the year. Canada was the leading destination in September, bringing in 26.1 mg. Meanwhile, the U.S. imported 105.7 mg of ethanol, 92.5 mg of which was destined for fuel use. Nearly all of the ethanol imports came from Brazil. Distillers grains exports for the month totaled 600,545 metric tons (mt), up 11% from August. China was again the leading destination.

Posted in DDGS, Ethanol, Exports

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Letter to the Editors - Response to the Wall Street Journal

November 02, 2012

The editorial "The Ethanol Election Delay" singles out the Obama administration and the EPA for not rushing to judgment on suspending the RFS, despite the fact that both the President and Governor Romney have pledged their support to renewable fuels.

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