Blogging For Biofuels

Big Oil Peddles The Same Old Talking Points

  • Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00

On Sept 16, Chevron Corp CEO, John Watson, told the Economic Club of Minnesota that renewable energy will play a limited role in the country's energy future. His comments, which were reported by Bloomberg and Finance & Commerce, shouldn't be surprising considering how supportive Big Oil has been when it comes to renewable energies like biofuels.

If You Repeat A Lie Often Enough

  • Wednesday, 17 September 2014 00:00

Today, the National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) - which includes representatives from Dominos Pizza, White Castle and CKE Restaurants (parent company of Carl's Jr) - will end a two-day visit to Capitol HIll where it has spent time lobbying congress on a variety of issues, including reforming the RFS.

Big Oil Makes An Outrageous Claim

  • Friday, 12 September 2014 00:00

With all signs pointing a reversal in the EPA's original plan to reduce ethanol consumption under the RFS this year, it was only a matter of time before Big Oil stepped in to make some ludicrous arguments. But the latest salvo from the American Petroleum Institute (API), which is the oil industry's lobbying arm, is perhaps its most ludicrous one yet.

Fuels America Makes New Case For The RFS

  • Friday, 12 September 2014 00:00

Following the successful launch of two cellulosic production facilities in Iowa in the last two weeks, Fuels America is making a new case for the preservation of the RFS to the White House.

Getting Rewarded For Using E15

  • Thursday, 11 September 2014 00:00

Let's face it, going to the gas station to fuel up your vehicle isn't exactly something anyone looks forward to. And each time you fuel up, you leave the station a little poorer. But what if you could win some cash when you fuel up your vehicle?

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Sales of E85 in Minnesota during the first half of the year grew 22.64 percent to 6.01 million gallons from 4.9 million gallons recorded in the same period in 2013.

The Fuel Vs Food Myth

  • Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:00

At last week's National Conference of State Legislatures (2014 NCSL), we met a few state legislators who opposed the production and consumption of ethanol based on the false assertion that there is more corn being produced for ethanol than it is for food.

Great New Video On Ethanol Vs Gasoline

  • Monday, 25 August 2014 00:00

There are some people out there who are convinced ethanol does not reduce greenhouse gases. We have a whole section in our website devoted to this subject. But there's also this great video from the Illinois Corn Growers that clears the air on this issue.