Americans are buying more ethanol at the pump — and that’s a good thing, especially considering the October Pink Out promotion that’s raising funds for (and awareness of) breast cancer. This story and more in your weekly bioenergy news roundup!
Elections aside, the U.S. government is in the news for reasons wholly related to bioenergy, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to the White House itself. Keep reading for the biggest stories to break in bioenergy news this week!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing large-scale changes to the renewable fuel standard (RFS) — changes that would improve the availability of higher ethanol fuel blends. At the same time, a new white paper is painting the RFS itself in an even more positive light. All this and more in this week’s news roundup!
Americans just pumped a record percentage of fuel ethanol, and new reports show that DDGS exports — especially to Asian countries — are up across the board. Even New York City is making better use of bioenergy, replacing replacing a significant portion of its traditional heating oil with biodiesel. Get all the details in this week’s news roundup!