Press Releases: 2009 Archive

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Listed below are RFA press releases for 2009.

January

  • National Ethanol Conference Takes on Increased Importance in 2009
    January 9, 2009
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  • Corn Crop Report Reaffirms Productivity of American Farmers
    January 12, 2009
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  • Improvements in Life Cycle Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn Ethanol
    January 22, 2009
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February

  • RFA Analysis: U of MN research on the health impacts of gasoline, ethanol
    February 5, 2009
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  • Anti-Ethanol PR Campaign Continues...Day 342
    February 11, 2009
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  • 2008 Distillers Grains Exports Shatter Previous Record
    February 17, 2009
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  • A Joint Statement of the U.S. Renewable Fuels Association and the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association on President Barack Obama's Visit with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper
    February 18, 2009
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  • Contribution of the Ethanol Industry to the Economy of the United States
    February 23, 2009
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  • 2009 State of the Ethanol Industry Address
    February 24, 2009
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  • Land Use Effects of US Ethanol Production
    February 24, 2009
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March

  • Engaging Young Americans in Renewable Energy Debate
    March 2, 2009
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  • 2008 Ethanol Production Exceeds 9 Billion Gallons
    March 3, 2009
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  • RFA Officer Testifies Before Congress
    March 4, 2009
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  • RFA Endorses Effort to Increase Blends Up to 15%
    March 6, 2009
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  • Virginia Naval Air Station Opens Public/Private E85 Pump
    March 13, 2009
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  • Testimony of Geoff Cooper on Low Carbon Fuels Standard
    March 16, 2009
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  • Celebrating National Ag Day
    March 19, 2009
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  • Oped: Attacks on Ethanol Ignore More Efficiency, Ingenuity
    March 26, 2009
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  • Understanding Higher Level Blends
    March 27, 2009
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  • Analysis of Distiller's Grains Use in Determing the Low Carbon Fuel Standard for Ethanol
    March 30, 2009
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  • NRDC, RFA Letter Urging Release of RFS2 Proposed Rule
    March 31, 2009
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April

  • GRFA Release: IEA Report Confirms Growing Green House Gas Reduction from Ethanol Use
    April 1, 2009
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  • RFA Statement on SCOPE Biofuels Study
    April 2, 2009
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  • RFA Analysis of recent SCOPE study on biofuels
    April 2, 2009
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  • January 2009 Ethanol Production and Demand
    April 2, 2009
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  • Oil, Ethanol and Food Prices
    April 9, 2009
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  • OPED: The Bright Future of Ethanol
    April 14, 2009
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  • Ethanol and Water Do Mix
    April 15, 2009
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  • Cellulosic and Advanced Biofuels Producers to California: Not so Fast!!
    April 15, 2009
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  • California Gets One Bite at the Apple
    April 21, 2009
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  • RFA Comments to CARB Regarding LCFS
    April 21, 2009
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  • RFA Oral Arguments before California ARB - as prepared for delivery
    April 23, 2009
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  • California Misses Golden Opportunity to Reduce Carbon Emissions
    April 24, 2009
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May

  • February 2009 Ethanol Production/Demand
    May 1, 2009
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  • Presidential Memo on Biofuels Interagency Working Group
    May 5, 2009
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  • RFA Reaction to EPA RFS Rule, Biofuels Working Group
    May 5, 2009
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  • Replay of Teleconference Regarding RFA Reaction to RFS rule
    May 5, 2009
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  • Understanding the International Indirect Land Use Penalty on Biofuels
    May 6, 2009
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  • Understanding Indirect Effects - a Graphic Representation
    May 7, 2009
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  • Advisory: 2,000th E85 Station in the U.S. to Open in Metro Miami
    May 7, 2009
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  • RFA Letter to TIME Magazine in Response to Diatribe Against Biofuels
    May 12, 2009
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  • EPA's RFS Land Use Change Analysis
    May 14, 2009
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  • CAFE standards and ethanol
    May 19, 2009
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  • How To Guide for Adding an E85 Station to Waymarking.com
    May 20, 2009
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  • Mapping ethanol's progress
    May 20, 2009
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  • Information for the 2,000 E85 station opening in Miami, FL
    May 20, 2009
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  • Event Flyer: 2000 E85 station opening in Miami
    May 20, 2009
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  • Low Carbon Fuels in the Spotlight on Capitol Hill
    May 21, 2009
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  • Business as Usual at BusinessWeek
    May 27, 2009
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  • President Obama Letter to Governors' Biofuel Coalition
    May 28, 2009
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  • E85 Expansion Underway - courtesy of DTN
    May 29, 2009
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  • 2000th E85 station to open in metro Miami
    May 29, 2009
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June

  • Ethanol Industry Seeking More Transparency from EPA
    June 1, 2009
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  • March 2009 Ethanol Production/Demand
    June 2, 2009
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  • American Ethanol Industry Takes Unity Message to Global Conference
    June 2, 2009
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  • Bob Dinneen's speech at the Ethanol Summit 2009: Plenary Session on 'Ethanol: Global vs. Domestic Market'
    June 3, 2009
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  • UC Berkeley: Biofuels Beneficial to Human Health
    June 3, 2009
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  • 'Funky' Entry Wins Online Ethanol Contest
    June 3, 2009
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  • Sacramento E85 fueling stations
    June 5, 2009
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  • RFS Teleconference replay
    June 9, 2009
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  • Public Hearing on EPA's Proposed RFS Rule
    June 9, 2009
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  • RFA Raises Concerns about Mandating Greenhouse Gas Reporting
    June 10, 2009
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  • Chicken Little is Back
    June 10, 2009
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  • Dakota's Agriculture Training Tour
    June 11, 2009
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  • 'Snap' to it ' enter the Summer Photo Contest!
    June 15, 2009
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  • What the Music Man and Ethanol Have in Common
    June 16, 2009
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  • The sky is falling! Oh wait'no, it's just the price in the grocery aisle
    June 17, 2009
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  • Drumbeat of Concern About Indirect Land Use Change Continues
    June 18, 2009
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  • RFA's Moore Recognized for Technical Expertise, Contributions
    June 23, 2009
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  • Safety is Top Priority of Ethanol Industry (audio)
    June 24, 2009
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  • Ink Dries on Details of Climate Bill Compromise
    June 25, 2009
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  • RFA Supports Peterson Amendment to Climate Change Bill
    June 25, 2009
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  • House passes historic climate bill
    June 26, 2009
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  • Knee High By the 4th of July (and then some)
    June 30, 2009
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  • April 2009 Ethanol Production/Demand
    June 30, 2009
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July

  • What Do Biofuels Replace and Why Does it Matter?
    July 8, 2009
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  • Ethanol Emergency Response Training Now Available
    July 9, 2009
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  • Gasoline is Changing, You Need to Know About It
    July 9, 2009
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  • Sturgis and Ethanol: Two Great American Traditions
    July 13, 2009
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  • The days of energy malaise are over
    July 13, 2009
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  • Industry Mourns Loss of Cellulosic Ethanol Visionary
    July 14, 2009
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  • RFA Urges Adoption of E15; Provides Basis for Interim E12 Step
    July 21, 2009
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  • The Case for E12 on the way to E15
    July 23, 2009
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  • Tweethanol? Ok, not quite. But ethanol has come to Twitter
    July 24, 2009
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  • Removing Ethanol Tariff Only 'Beneficial' to Brazilian Sugar Plantations
    July 28, 2009
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  • Letter to CFTC on oil, grain market speculation
    July 28, 2009
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  • New E85 station opening in Arizona
    July 30, 2009
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  • RFA Pleased by Obama Administration's Clarification of Its Unwavering Support for American-Made Ethanol
    July 30, 2009
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  • Andrew Sullivan Dishes Up a Brazilian Nut
    July 31, 2009
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August

  • They Said What? A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words
    August 3, 2009
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  • May 2009 Ethanol Production 669,000 Barrels per Day
    August 3, 2009
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  • RFA letter to EPA questioning transparency, efficacy of RFS2 modeling
    August 4, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words - continued
    August 6, 2009
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  • RFA Statement on Senate Cash for Clunkers Vote
    August 6, 2009
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  • Is EPA Stacking the Deck Against Ethanol?
    August 7, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture Says a 1,000 Words - Part 3
    August 10, 2009
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  • National BYOEthanol Campaign Coming to a Gas Station Near You
    August 11, 2009
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  • Corn Crop on Pace for 2nd Largest, Stockpiles at Record Levels
    August 12, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture Says a 1,000 Words - Part 4
    August 13, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words- Part 5
    August 18, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture Says a 1,000 Words - Part 6
    August 20, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words- Part 7
    August 26, 2009
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  • RFA Wins Favorable IRS Decision
    August 26, 2009
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  • They Said What? A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words-Part 8
    August 31, 2009
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September

  • New MN Ethanol Plant Highlights Importance of Domestic Renewable Energy Sources
    September 10, 2009
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  • America's Farmers Provide Another Bin-Buster
    September 11, 2009
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  • American Land Grant Universities Weigh in on Climate Change, ILUC - Source: APLU
    September 14, 2009
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  • Seeing Is Believing - The Indirect Impacts of Petroleum
    September 15, 2009
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  • Omaha Native Wins Free Fuel Giveaway
    September 15, 2009
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  • Ethanol in the Classroom: Educating the next generation of biofuel visionaries
    September 15, 2009
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  • Ethanol Industry to EPA: RFS About More than Greenhouse Gases
    September 25, 2009
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  • New Look, Same Great Service
    September 28, 2009
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October

  • July 2009 Ethanol Production: 728,000 Barrels per Day
    October 2, 2009
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  • RFA Responds to GAO Biofuel Report
    October 2, 2009
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  • 'Sturgis Bikes' Takes Home the Photo Contest Grand Prize
    October 16, 2009
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  • Science Article on GHG Accounting Misses the Mark on Biofuels
    October 22, 2009
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  • Letter to US Dept. of Energy on Biofuel Loan Guarantee Program
    October 26, 2009
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  • August 2009 Daily Ethanol Production/Demand
    October 30, 2009
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November

  • "Working Together" Remarks by RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen to World Ethanol 2009
    November 2, 2009
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  • VP Gore, Jon Stewart Exchange Highlights-Disturbing Trend in Ethanol Misinformation
    November 5, 2009
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  • New Tactics, Same Tired Playbook: Ethanol Critics Repackage Same Misinformation in New Pro-Oil Campaign
    November 6, 2009
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  • Virtual Acres: U.S. Ethanol Industry's New Demand for Corn in 2009/10 Met Solely Through Yield Growth
    November 10, 2009
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  • Encouraging Truths About American Ethanol Production
    November 17, 2009
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  • RFA Address to Infocast's Cellulosic Biofuel Summit
    November 17, 2009
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  • New Garmin App: Finding E85 Just Got Easier
    November 23, 2009
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December

  • EPA Delay Threatens Continued Evolution of American Biofuels Industry
    December 1, 2009
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  • Cute Kid Photos Could Win You Free Fuel
    December 1, 2009
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  • The E12 Pathway
    December 1, 2009
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  • New TomTom GPS App Navigates Toward E85 Too!
    December 3, 2009
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  • RFA Letter to EPA on E15, Model Year 2001 and Newer Vehicles
    December 3, 2009
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  • South Bend Native Recognized for Excellence in Ethanol Industry
    December 8, 2009
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  • Study: Global biofuels reduce GHGs by 123.5 million tonnes
    December 9, 2009
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  • Letter: RFA Seeks Fairer Test of Ethanol by UL
    December 9, 2009
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  • Issue Brief: GAO REPORT: 'ENERGY-WATER NEXUS' LEAVES OUT IMPORTANT WATER STATISTICS
    December 11, 2009
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  • RFA Letter to CARB on LCFS Compliance Issues
    December 14, 2009
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  • RFA Letter to ARB and OAL
    December 15, 2009
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  • RFA Applauds House Restoration of Biofuel Loan Guarantee Funds
    December 17, 2009
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  • Increased Ethanol Blending Still Required for 2010, Even in Absence of EPA Renewable Volume Obligations for 2010
    December 22, 2009
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  • Ethanol Groups Challenge Constitutionality of California LCFS
    December 24, 2009
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  • Ethanol Groups Respond to Questions Over LCFS Lawsuit
    December 29, 2009
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  • At Decade's End, Ethanol Has Arrived
    December 31, 2009
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