Blogging For Biofuels

We're At FEW 2015!

  • Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

We're all set for the Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo that begins today at the Minneapolis Convention Center and runs until June 3.

The EPA's long-awaited proposal for the RFS targets for ethanol consumption in 2014, 2015 and 2016 were finally announced today and as expected, it falls short of the original targets that were stipulated in the RFS. Here are a few key takeaways from the announcement.

Sen. Al Franken released the following the statement following the EPA's announcement of its proposed RFS targets for 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Will The EPA Side With Big Oil?

  • Tuesday, 26 May 2015 00:00

On June 1, the EPA will finally release its proposed RFS targets for 2014, 2015 and 2016. The big question now is, will the EPA side with the oil industry or will it side with an industry that produces clean renewable energy, supports jobs in rural America and reduces our dependence on foreign oil?

The legislative session that ended Monday produced several bills including one which contains funding for a pilot program to help retailers  upgrade their equipment to dispense E15.

New RFS Video From Fuels America

  • Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:00

Following the EPA's submission of its proposal for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 RFS targets to the White House Office of Management and Budget, Fuels America has released a new television ad urging the EPA to side with the biofuels industry instead of Big Oil.

E15 sales in Minnesota in the first quarter totaled 510,021 gallons, nearly double the total volume sold in 2014 (257,855 gallons).

A coalition that's supporting a proposal at the Chicago City Council that would require large gas stations in the city to offer E15 is using Minnesota as an example on the benefits E15 has brought retailers.