Blogging For Biofuels

With all the talk of RVP relief for E15 this week, the big question is whether it will be implemented before the RVP season begins June 1.

A group of Democratic Senators, including Minnesota's Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Tina Smith, have sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt seeking clarification about a reported RFS exemption for a Carl Icahn-linked oil refinery.

The usage of biofuels in the global transportation sector plays an important role in mitigating the effects of climate change, three international intergovernmental organizations said in a new report.

E15 sales in Minnesota hit a new record in the first quarter of 2018 with 17.28 million gallons sold.

Today we conclude our series on the ethanol industry’s economic footprint with Minnesota’s eighth congressional district, which encompasses the entire Northeast part of the state and includes cities such as Duluth, Cloquet, Brainerd, Bemidji, Hinckley, Isanti, Moose Lake, Grand Rapids and Hibbing.

On April 18, Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association's executive director, Tim Rudnicki, delivered prepared remarks to the Minnesota House of Representatives tax committee on the benefits of the proposed combined heat and power (CHP) / expander generator (EG) tax credit. 

A bipartisan group of 13 senators, including Minnesota's Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Tina Smith, have asked EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, to stop issuing RFS requirement waivers to oil refineries in light of reports some of the recipients have been major oil conglomerates. 

Continuing our series on the ethanol industry’s economic footprint in each of Minnesota’s congressional districts, we head over to seventh congressional district which encompasses almost the entire western edge of the state from the Northwest Angle in Lake of the Woods County to counties in southern Minnesota like Pipestone and Murray.