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RFA Systematically Debunks University of Minnesota Findings

RFA Systematically Debunks University of Minnesota Findings

December 18, 2014

RFA has released a report that counters conclusions made by university researchers who claim that ethanol is more harmful to humans and the environment than gasoline.

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The RFS Celebrates Seven Years of Success

The RFS Celebrates Seven Years of Success

December 17, 2014

With the seventh anniversary of the signing of EISA approaching, RFA compiled a report that examines the impact of the RFS on the economy, agriculture, the environment, fuel prices, and more.

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A Step in the Right Direction

A Step in the Right Direction

December 16, 2014

The U.S. Senate has passed a short-term tax extenders bill that retroactively applies tax incentives to 2014.

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FDA Clarifies Animal Food Regulations in Supplemental Rulemaking

FDA Clarifies Animal Food Regulations in Supplemental Rulemaking

December 16, 2014

RFA has submitted comments to the FDA on its supplemental rulemaking proposal outlining best practices for the regulation of animal food.

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Biofuels are the Answer to Reducing Global Transport GHG Emissions: GRFA

Biofuels are the Answer to Reducing Global Transport GHG Emissions: GRFA

December 09, 2014

Today, the GRFA stressed that biofuels are one of the most commercially-viable and environmentally-friendly transportation fuel alternatives to crude oil.

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California’s ILUC Analysis Must Consider Newly Released Real-World Data

California’s ILUC Analysis Must Consider Newly Released Real-World Data

December 08, 2014

RFA calls on CARB to adjust its ILUC analysis to better reflect real-world land use patterns.

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E15 Debuts in Florida

E15 Debuts in Florida

December 03, 2014

Protec Fuel will begin to offer E15 in Florida today at retail stations in Ft. Meyers and Sarasota.

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Ethanol Safety Seminars Scheduled for Dec. 10–12 in Oregon

Ethanol Safety Seminars Scheduled for Dec. 10–12 in Oregon

December 02, 2014

RFA will co-host free Ethanol Safety Seminars next week at the Portland Fire and Rescue Training Center in Portland, Oregon.

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AEC: New Path on RFS Makes Sense

AEC: New Path on RFS Makes Sense

November 21, 2014

AEC responds to EPA’s decision to delay finalization of the 2014 RFS RVOs.

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RFS Announcement: A Cloud of Uncertainty with a Silver Lining

RFS Announcement: A Cloud of Uncertainty with a Silver Lining

November 21, 2014

RFA responds to EPA’s announcement that it will delay finalization of the 2014 RFS volumetric obligations until next year.

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Feed Food Fairness Campaign – Not Big on Transparency

Feed Food Fairness Campaign – Not Big on Transparency

November 18, 2014

RFA responds to the Feed Food Fairness Campaign’s one-sided advertisement in Politico.

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New University Study: Real-World Data Casts Grave Doubt on CARB, EPA Land Use Models

New University Study: Real-World Data Casts Grave Doubt on CARB, EPA Land Use Models

November 17, 2014

A new analysis from Iowa State on land use sheds doubt on the reliability of economic models used by regulatory agencies to penalize ethanol for purported indirect land use changes.

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Reach $550 Billion, Discourage Investment in Energy Efficiencies & Renewables

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Reach $550 Billion, Discourage Investment in Energy Efficiencies & Renewables

November 12, 2014

GRFA responds to the IEA’s annual World Energy Outlook that revealed that fossil fuel consumption subsidies reached $550 billion in 2013.

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RFA Requests Fair Treatment of All Fuels in Oregon Clean Fuels Program

RFA Requests Fair Treatment of All Fuels in Oregon Clean Fuels Program

November 07, 2014

RFA has submitted comments calling for the fair treatment of all fuels under the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.

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RFA, RFF Announce National Ethanol Conference Scholarship Opportunity

RFA, RFF Announce National Ethanol Conference Scholarship Opportunity

November 06, 2014

RFA and the Renewable Fuels Foundation (RFF) are offering college students the chance to win a scholarship that would send them to the NEC.

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Automakers Approve E15 For Use in Two-Thirds of New Vehicles

Automakers Approve E15 For Use in Two-Thirds of New Vehicles

November 04, 2014

RFA analysis finds that auto manufacturers explicitly approve the use of E15 in nearly two-thirds of MY2015 vehicles.

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RFA’s Kelly Davis Appointed to Dept. of Commerce Advisory Committee

RFA’s Kelly Davis Appointed to Dept. of Commerce Advisory Committee

November 03, 2014

RFA’s Kelly Davis has been appointed to the Commerce Department’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee.

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RFA Announces Newest Board Member: DuPont

RFA Announces Newest Board Member: DuPont

November 03, 2014

DuPont upgrades its membership with RFA to obtain a seat on the association’s board of directors.

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Biofuels Help Boost Sustainable Transport and Support Rural Development in Africa: GRFA

Biofuels Help Boost Sustainable Transport and Support Rural Development in Africa: GRFA

October 28, 2014

GRFA called on attendees of the African Sustainable Transport Forum to adopt biofuel-friendly policies and regulations for the continent’s transport sector.

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International Buying Teams Headed from Export Exchange to U.S. Site Tours, Harvest Assessment

International Buying Teams Headed from Export Exchange to U.S. Site Tours, Harvest Assessment

October 23, 2014

Multiple teams of grains buyers are headed from the conference to production sites around the Midwest.

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