The U.S. Department of Energy announced openings for its Biomass Research and Development Committee, The European Union dropped an antidumping duty on U.S. ethanol imports, a report found that biofuel use can support food security, and a new “bionic leaf” turns sunlight and water into fuel. Read on to get full details for each of these top biofuel headlines from the past week.
Presidential primary voting began with RFS in the spotlight
After months of intense campaigning, Iowa residents gathered on February 1 to choose from an ideologically diverse and eclectic group of presidential candidates.
RFS final rule falls short of statutory requirements
On November 30, the EPA released its final rule for the 2014-2016 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs).
Industry Visits Congress
On October 6, Novozymes joined a group that visited and thanked RFS supporters in Congress. Among those visited were Senators Al Franken (D-Minnesota), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota), Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan), and Congressmen Rodney Davis (R-Illinois) and Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota).