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Blogging For Biofuels

In 2015, there were 7 issued air pollution warnings specifically attributed to particulate matter within the Twin Cities. 40% or 145 days had a moderate level category of particulate matter emissions, higher than any other place in Minnesota and over double the amount compared to next largest state area. For 2016, there has already been one issued air pollution warning on January 14 for particulate matter.

Today’s Star Tribune reported of a proposal in the Minnesota legislature that calls for a financial incentive to boost electric or plug-in hybrid sales in the state to reduce emissions.

A new report by Reuters indicates that the oil industry could lose $10 billion annually if E15 replaces E10 and becomes the new regular in gas stations across the country. 

KS95 & MBA At St Paul Minnoco Mar 30

  • Monday, 21 March 2016 13:20

We will be with our partners, KS95 FM, at St Paul Minnoco, on March 30 from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm to reward customers who fuel up with E15.

DDGs And Corn Oil in Minnesota

  • Thursday, 17 March 2016 10:32

Last week, ABF Economics released a report that said Minnesota's ethanol industry converted 423 million bushels of corn into 1.2 billion gallons of ethanol which in turn contributed $2.1 billion to the state's economy in 2015.

Earlier this week, ABF Economics released a study detailing the ethanol industry's contribution to Minnesota's economy in 2015. Today, we look specifically at how it impacted the state's agriculture sector. 

For the third consecutive month, E15 sales breached half a million gallons in Minnesota, according to new data from the Minnesota Department of Commerce. 

Yesterday, we highlighted where the Democrat presidential candidates stand on the RFS and the ethanol industry. With the 2016 Minnesota Caucuses just days away, we take a look today where the Republican presidential candidates stand on biofuels.