Blogging For Biofuels
- Monday, 03 June 2019 13:16
On May 31, the EPA extended a 1-psi reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver for E15 during the summer months, thus enabling E15 to be sold year-round. Minnesota’s Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith along with Rep. Collin Peterson issued the following statements:
- Tuesday, 30 April 2019 09:44
On April 29, the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association submitted the following comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding its proposed rules to extend an RVP-waiver to E15 and make modifications to the RIN market.
- Wednesday, 03 April 2019 10:10
A new study released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on April 2 finds greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from corn ethanol are 39 percent lower than gasoline.
- Monday, 18 March 2019 11:34
Minnesota Representatives Collin Peterson and Angie Craig have released separate statements regarding the EPA's proposal to extend reid vapor pressure (RVP) relief to E15.
- Tuesday, 26 February 2019 11:36
Ethanol comprised 12.49 percent of all transportation fuel consumed in Minnesota in 2017, according to new data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
- Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:00
The US ethanol industry produced a record 16.1 billion gallons and contributed $46 billion the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, according to a new report by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).
- Friday, 11 January 2019 12:06
A new report by the Minnesota's Department of Commerce and Pollution Control Agency says increased use of biofuels in the transportation sector will be key to achieving the state’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals.
- Monday, 03 December 2018 10:46
On Friday, November 30, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2019.
- Monday, 29 October 2018 15:21
The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association provided the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with comments on the proposed SAFE Rule. The 515 page proposed rule, using fundamentally flawed assumptions, is aimed at rolling back progressively higher mileage and lower GHG tailpipe emission standards.