Amid a packed schedule at the National Ethanol Conference in San Diego, news from Washington, D.C. still grabbed the attention of the ethanol industry. This story and more ahead in your weekly news roundup!
New data released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that 25 states broke through the E10 “blend wall” in 2015, adding to evidence that the figurative wall is crumbling. But that wasn’t the only ethanol-related news this week. Read on for your weekly Think Bioenergy news roundup!
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!
On May 29, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. We believe, along with many in the biofuels industry, EPA’s proposal was a step in the wrong direction.