As Canada investigates developing its own clean fuel standard, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they would be maintaining—or even potentially increasing—the current renewable fuel mandates. Those stories and more in your weekly biofuel news roundup!
Lots of positive news this week out of the U.S. as ethanol production trends upward, cellulosic RINs post impressive July numbers, and biofuels and biogas unite in calling for higher cellulosic targets.
This week’s news roundup looks at a few recent global advances for the ethanol industry, from enzyme technology to aviation biofuel. Plus: a new corn ethanol plant in a place you might not expect.
In discussing the environmental benefits of ethanol, let’s not forget: Biofuels go hand-in-hand with healthy economic effects. In this week’s news roundup, we spotlight three stories in which ethanol is—or will soon be—playing a starring role in the larger economic story.