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RFA to EPA: Abandon the “Blend Wall”

RFA to EPA: Abandon the “Blend Wall”

June 25, 2015

RFA’s Geoff Cooper and Randy Doyal testified at a public EPA hearing on the RFS today in Kansas City.

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EPA Officials Observe Innovation and Ingenuity at Garnett Ethanol Plant

EPA Officials Observe Innovation and Ingenuity at Garnett Ethanol Plant

June 24, 2015

EPA officials toured East Kansas Agri-Energy’s renewable diesel project today.

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RFA Names Tony Jackson Communications Director

RFA Names Tony Jackson Communications Director

June 15, 2015

RFA is pleased to announce the hiring of Tony Jackson as its newest communications director.

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AEC: EPA Proposal Better, But Still Encourages Oil Companies to Block Renewable Fuels

AEC: EPA Proposal Better, But Still Encourages Oil Companies to Block Renewable Fuels

May 29, 2015

AEC responds to EPA’s RVO proposal for 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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RFA Praises USDA for Its Investment in Infrastructure

RFA Praises USDA for Its Investment in Infrastructure

May 29, 2015

USDA announced today that it will allocate $100 million for retailers to install new blender pumps.

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EPA’s RVO Decision is Not What the Statute Intended, Not in the Best Interest of Consumers

EPA’s RVO Decision is Not What the Statute Intended, Not in the Best Interest of Consumers

May 29, 2015

EPA released its proposal today for the 2014–2016 RVOs with targets running below the statutory levels.

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New NREL Report: Most Retail Fueling Equipment is Already E15 Compatible

New NREL Report: Most Retail Fueling Equipment is Already E15 Compatible

May 27, 2015

A new NREL study found most fueling equipment is compatible with E15 and determined that no incidents of E10 causing leaks have been identified.

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RFA, Grains Council and Growth Energy Participate in Exploratory Market Development Mission to Japan

RFA, Grains Council and Growth Energy Participate in Exploratory Market Development Mission to Japan

May 21, 2015

RFA, Growth and USGC traveled to Tokyo this week to assess the market potential of U.S. ethanol exports in Japan.

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RFA Supports Proposed RVO Deadlines, Urges EPA to Abandon “Blend Wall” Methodology

RFA Supports Proposed RVO Deadlines, Urges EPA to Abandon “Blend Wall” Methodology

May 20, 2015

RFA submitted comments to the EPA today expressing support for setting deadlines for establishing RVOs for 2014–2016 and encouraging EPA to abandon the unlawful “blend wall” methodology.

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Boating Safely on E10

Boating Safely on E10

May 20, 2015

Check out RFA’s Q&A document on ethanol and boating, which provides background information as well as manufacturers’ fuel recommendations.

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New Statistical Analysis: Retail Gas Prices Unaffected by Renewable Fuel Standard RIN Credits

New Statistical Analysis: Retail Gas Prices Unaffected by Renewable Fuel Standard RIN Credits

May 20, 2015

New analysis disproves oil industry assertions that RINs negatively influence consumer gas prices.

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RFA Receives TRANSCAER® Honor for Ethanol Education Safety Initiatives

RFA Receives TRANSCAER® Honor for Ethanol Education Safety Initiatives

May 19, 2015

RFA was awarded the 2014 TRANSCAER® Achievement Award today at the AAR/BOE Hazardous Materials Seminar in Addison, Texas.

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RFA Commends DOT for Setting Rule that Enhances Rail Safety While Prioritizing Crude Oil Retrofits

RFA Commends DOT for Setting Rule that Enhances Rail Safety While Prioritizing Crude Oil Retrofits

May 01, 2015

The Dept. of Transportation released a final rule that requires a phase out or retrofit of all DOT-111 railcars transporting crude oil and ethanol.

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NEW POLL: 62% of Americans Support the Renewable Fuel Standard

NEW POLL: 62% of Americans Support the Renewable Fuel Standard

April 27, 2015

A new national survey shows 62% of Americans support the RFS while only 18% oppose.

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Kum & Go to Introduce E15 in Seven States

Kum & Go to Introduce E15 in Seven States

April 27, 2015

Kum & Go will offer E15 in seven states within two years.

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More E85 for California

More E85 for California

April 14, 2015

Pearson Fuels and G&M Oil Company to celebrate the grand opening of California’s newest E85 station with a $0.85/gallon promotion on Wednesday.

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AEC: RFS Schedule Agreement Makes Sense

AEC: RFS Schedule Agreement Makes Sense

April 10, 2015

AEC calls the EPA / oil industry agreement a good signal for advanced biofuels.

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A Good Start

A Good Start

April 10, 2015

EPA announced an agreement with the oil industry today in which it will issue proposals followed by final rules for RFS RVOs this year.

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Third Way Report Details Link Between First and Second-Generation Ethanol

Third Way Report Details Link Between First and Second-Generation Ethanol

April 02, 2015

RFA praises a new report from Third Way for highlighting the importance of conventional ethanol for the continued growth of cellulosic ethanol technologies.

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AEC Applauds Third Way RFS Report

AEC Applauds Third Way RFS Report

April 02, 2015

AEC praises Third Way for its new report about the RFS and the commercialization of cellulosic ethanol.

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