The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligations, and the bioenergy sector is happy with what they see. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) came bearing good news as well, announcing an uptick in both ethanol and grain exports. Get the details ahead in your Think Bioenergy news roundup!
This year, the U.S. may post the longest stretch of falling food prices in more than 50 years — and it’s a fact that isn’t lost on former U.S. Senator Jim Talent. Now, the Renewable Fuel Association has released a new study bucking the notion that there should be a “food vs fuel” debate at all. This and more just ahead in your Think Bioenergy news roundup!
Big news this week from Novozymes, which launched a new foam control enzyme that can replace chemicals in the sugarcane ethanol fermentation process. But that wasn’t the only innovation making headlines. Here’s your bioenergy news roundup with the details!
In comparing three different types of fuel, a new study has found that those with higher percentages of ethanol can bring significant health benefits. Plus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled a public hearing on its renewable fuel standard (RFS) update. Just in time for the weekend, it’s your weekly bioenergy news roundup!