2012 Food Price Increases Were Second-Lowest in 20 Years

January 31, 2013

Food prices rose just 1.8% in 2012, the second-lowest annual rate in the last 20 years. The new data demonstrates the absurdity of the alarmist rhetoric coming from Big Food.

Posted in Ethanol, Food, Renewable Fuel Standard

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Gasoline Quality Greatly Affects Fuel Systems; Not Ethanol Content

January 29, 2013

Kristy Moore, RFA's VP of Technical Services, gives her take on the CRC and its report.

Posted in E15, Engines, Ethanol

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Bob Dinneen Responds to WSJ Factually Tortured Ethanol Editorial

January 29, 2013

Bob Dinneen responds to the latest episode of the Journal’s reign of terror about ethanol. The editorial distorts the D.C. Circuit Court’s decision, the progress and potential for cellulosic ethanol, the federal incentives for advanced biofuels, and the past century of subsidies for Big Oil.

Posted in EPA, Renewable Fuel Standard

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Who Are You Going to Believe: Big Oil — Or 10,000 Miles of Truth?

January 29, 2013

API’s study claims to prove that 15 percent ethanol blends (E15) will damage your automobile’s engine. The only thing one can glean about E15 from the API study is if you test E15 in a vehicle that has been recalled then you just might have some problems.

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“Tar and Feathers” Coalition Fumbles Again with Super Bowl Shenanigans

January 25, 2013

Anxious that Americans won’t eat as many chicken wings at Super Bowl parties next weekend as they chowed down on last year, the National Chicken Council is serving up a heaping helping of half truths about the supposed impact of U.S. ethanol on poultry prices and supplies.

Posted in Corn prices, Food, Renewable Fuel Standard

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Professor Flunks Ethanol 101

January 18, 2013

In an op-ed in The Flint Journal on January 16, Mark J. Perry, an economics professor at University of Michigan-Flint, earned a failing grade in Ethanol 101.

Posted in Corn, E15

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Letter to the Editor — RFA Responds to “Ethanol Scam Driving Up Food Prices”

January 14, 2013

Bob Dinneen, RFA President and CEO, responds to the Tulsa World column "Ethanol Scam Driving Up Food Prices" in a letter to the editor.

Posted in E15, Energy, EPA, Ethanol, Food

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Ethanol and Distillers Grains Exports Tumble in November

January 11, 2013

U.S. ethanol exports fell to their lowest level of the year in November. The monthly total was down 25 percent from October and the lowest since November 2010. November exports of both ethanol and distillers grains reflect the difficult operating environment following last summer’s historic drought.

Posted in DDGS, Ethanol, Exports

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read.  Fact check on NYT’s Guatemala Corn/Ethanol Story

January 07, 2013

“Don’t believe everything you read.” Never have truer words been spoken. Here is a fact check of the January 6th New York Times article “As Biofuel Demand Grows, So Do Guatemala’s Hunger Pangs” by Elisabeth Rosenthal.

Posted in Corn, Corn prices, Ethanol

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E15 Questions for AAA from THE AUTO CHANNEL

January 04, 2013

Today, Marc Rauch of THE AUTO CHANNEL, wrote to AAA with questions resulting from recent claims against E15.

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THE AUTO CHANNEL’s Marc Rauch Responds to FOX Business Story Filled With Misinformation on E15

January 04, 2013

Marc Rauch of THE AUTO CHANNEL, the Internet's largest automotive information resource, responds to a recent video story about E15.

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