RFA Publications

Each year, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) produces numerous publications that cover a variety of topics effecting the U.S. ethanol industry. These publications are all available in PDF format and as a hard copy. If you are you interested in any of these items, please contact the coordinating RFA staff.

Annual Ethanol Industry Outlook

A catalog of the important statistics for America’s domestic ethanol industry, providing the most recent, up-to-date graphs, charts and facts about the production and use of fuel ethanol. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

Pocket Guide to Ethanol

A pocket sized publication that covers topics such as the Renewable Fuel Standard, investment and innovation in next generation biofuels, expansion of higher level ethanol blends, development of a global marketplace, and debunking of the food vs. fuel myth. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

Ethanol and National Security Brochure

This brochure features quotations from high ranking U.S. officials emphasizing the threat of our dependence on foreign oil with explanations and charts to prove ethanol’s success in reducing our reliance on petroleum. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

Fueling a Nation, Feeding the World

The U.S. ethanol industry is now one of the largest producers of animal feed in the country, providing increasing volumes of highly nutritious livestock feed for domestic and international markets alike. This document discusses the role of the industry in food and feed production. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

Gasoline Ethanol Blends and the Classic Auto

This paper addresses questions classic car owners have about using today’s ethanol blended fuel in yesterday’s vehicles, discussing various areas of concerns such as the vehicle’s fuel system, long storage periods, and air/fuel settings. To order, please contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

E15 Retailer Handbook

 

The E15 Ethanol Handbook was developed to provide fuel retailers with regulatory and technical guidance in order to legally store and sell E15 ethanol blends. The Handbook gives sample checklists and questions that all potential E15 retailers should contemplate before moving forward with offerings of E15. To order, contact Missy Ruff at mruff@ethanolrfa.org.

Fuel Your Future Kids Activity Book

This activity book can be used to help teach kids the benefits of ethanol. Great for teachers to use as an instructor tool or kids to use on their own! To order, contact Missy Ruff at mruff@ethanolrfa.org.

E15 Consumer Brochure

Filling up with the new E15 fuel represents an investment in our environment, in new jobs, in better car performance and a stronger, more sustainable America. Learn more about E15 in this brochure. To order, contact Missy Ruff at mruff@ethanolrfa.org.

2014 Flex-Fuel Vehicle Consumer Brochure

Find out if your car is a flex-fuel vehicle (FFV) and able to operate on ethanol blended fuels like E85 and mid-level ethanol blends (MLEBs) like E30, E40, E70. To order, contact Missy Ruff at mruff@ethanolrfa.org.

Ethanol and Marine Use Brochure

The RFA recognizes the concerns of using ethanol fuel in marine equipment voiced by the marine and boating community and has published information to ensure the necessary information is reaching watercraft and boat owners. To order, contact Missy Ruff at mruff@ethanolrfa.org.

RFA Scrapbook: An American Success Story

The Scrapbook highlights job creation by the American ethanol industry.  Meet the men and women from coast to coast who work in the industry and have helped shape it into what it has become today. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

Training Guide to Ethanol Emergency Response

It is important for first responders to be prepared and well informed on ethanol safety in case of an ethanol related emergency. This CD provides two training videos and seven modules, each focusing on a different aspect of ethanol emergency response. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

Changes in Gasoline Manual IV

This CD is ideal for auto technicians and classroom material as it presents information about fuel quality as it relates to vehicle performance and drivability, including information on flex-fuel vehicles and E85 (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline) fuel. To order, contact Christopher Findlay at cfindlay@ethanolrfa.org.

RFA's Mycotoxin Impacts on Ethanol Co-Products

This document focuses on mycotoxins (produced by fungi (molds) that can contaminate commodities and foods) and the possible impacts they may have on ethanol co-products, specifically revolving around the 2012 summer drought conditions. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Davis at kdavis@ethanolrfa.org.