President Donald Trump will allow year-round sales of renewable fuel with blends of 15% ethanol, or E15, as part of an emerging deal to make changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
While the Renewable Fuel Standard is playing a big role in headlines this week, news stories are also highlighting some interesting numbers connecting the biofuels industry with U.S. regional economies.
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.
With a new Commander in Chief officially sworn into office, much of the news this week surrounded President Trump and his nominees to various Cabinet positions. In this week’s news roundup, we take a look at a couple stories that may give us a glimpse into the bioenergy future of the next four years.