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!
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!