Blogging For Biofuels

Carson Makes A U Turn On Ethanol

  • Thursday, 29 October 2015 00:00

A few days ago, we listed where the current GOP presidential candidates stand on ethanol. As we had warned, those views could change and that happened last night at the CNBC GOP debate.

Minnesota has been awarded an $8 million grant from the USDA to install or retrofit 620 flex fuel pumps in 165 stations in the state. 

Where The Candidates Stand On Ethanol (GOP)

  • Tuesday, 27 October 2015 00:00

In the last 10 days, we've carried three stories on how important a role the RFS will play in Iowa, which will host the nation's first caucus in February 2016.

Big Oil's Not So Smart Campaign

  • Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00

Riding on the coattails of a science-fiction based study by the University of Tennessee last week, Smarter Fuel Future this week launched an advertising campaign to continue its attack on the ethanol industry. 

On Oct 17, Al-Corn Clean Fuel's Randy Doyal was a guest on Bobby Likis' Car Clinic radio show.

With the EPA expected to announce its final rule on the RFS next month, Big Oil has stepped up at is baseless attacks on ethanol and its latest attack comes in the form of a study largely based on science fiction.

Anyone watching last night's Democratic debate will have noticed renewable energy received some much warranted attention from the candidates, which was a refreshing change. Unfortunately, biofuels weren't specifically mentioned. 

Ethanol consumption this year may total 13.4 billion gallons, according to new RIN generation data by the EPA and ethanol exports by the RFA.