November 16, 2018

EPA: No new small refinery waivers filed, approved in past month

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn Nov. 16, the U.S. EPA released updated data on small refinery hardship waivers filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard showing that no new petitions were filed or approved between Oct. 10 and Nov. 10. READ MORE

November 16, 2018

EPA approves efficient producer pathways for Indiana plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has approved an efficient producer pathway for The Andersons Clymers Ethanol LLC, allowing the facility to generate renewable identification numbers (RINs) for non-grandfathered volumes of ethanol. READ MORE

November 15, 2018

Green Plains decommissions Virginia plant, closes on Valero sale

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessOn Nov. 15, Green Plains Inc. announced it is permanently closing its 60 MMgy ethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The company also announced it has closed on the previously announced sale of three ethanol plants to Valero Renewable Fuels Co. LLC. READ MORE

November 15, 2018

USGC DDGS promotion efforts in Taiwan lead to increased sales

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicySome of the new generation of livestock nutritionists in Taiwan lack of experience with U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). The USGC organized a variety of DDGS promotional activities last year to better educate those nutritionists. READ MORE

November 14, 2018

Cooper brings passion for ag, biofuels to RFA leadership role

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyGeoff Cooper transitioned into the role of president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association last month. He recently discussed his goals for the organization and the ethanol industry with Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

European Parliament approves REDII

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe European Parliament approved new targets for renewables, energy efficiency and second-generation biofuels when it voted to confirm a provisional agreement reached with the European Council in June on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). READ MORE

November 13, 2018

USGC announces new ethanol programs coordinator

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:BusinessTurquoise Adams joined the U.S. Grains Council on Nov. 5 as the ethanol programs coordinator at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. In this role, Adams will support the ethanol and economics team. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

USGC marketing results in additional corn, DDGS sales to Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyUtilizing Market Access Program funds, the USGC's Mexico office sponsored a group of cattle feeders from Mexico during a trade mission to Kansas in August 2017. The visit resulted in increased yellow corn and DDGS sales. READ MORE

November 12, 2018

UK publishes updated data on sustainable biofuel supply

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe U.K. Department for Transport has published preliminary data on its Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation for a portion of 2018, including data on how much ethanol met U.K. sustainability requirements. READ MORE