Renewable Fuels Association

Type: Organization
Name: Renewable Fuels Association
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

USDA, Grains, Fuel Groups Explore Ways To Promote Ethanol Exports

The U.S. Grains Council is working with USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association to assess how best to promote ethanol exports during market development programs overseas.Earlier this year, USDA announced ... [Published Farms.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Export Exchange 2014 Early Bird Registration Ends Next Week

Expected to bring together 180 international buyers and end-users Register now and save!Register now and save! Early bird registration ends Thursday, July 31, for Export Exchange 2014™, the premier international trade conference focused on the export ... [Published Feed and Grain - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Senators Request Study of Possible Anti-Competitive Behavior by Big Oil

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) are asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to further study possible anti-competitive practices by certain oil companies. The senators in a letter to the DOJ and ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude ... [Published Prairie Business - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Ethanol, Biofuels, Crude Oil
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Limits on ethanol fuel sales have U.S. senators concerned

Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has joined with Republican colleague Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa to push federal investigations of alleged restrictions on ethanol sales by the nation’s major oil companies.The senators cited a recent ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Renewable Fuels Association says DOE is under-representing E85 stations

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) said that the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) database severely under-represents the number of stations selling E85. RFA says it uncovered nearly 1,000 missing stations as it compared ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Ethanol needs separate treatment in U.S. rail rules -biofuel groups

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a "one size fits all" approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based ... [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Ethanol, Biofuels, Crude Oil
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

How big oil games fuel distribution to detriment of biofuels

Few are likely to be surprised that the “Big Five” oil companies -- Exxon Mobil, Shell, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips -- have gamed the U.S. fuel distribution system in an effort to prevent biofuels from reaching consumers.But how do they do it?The strong-arming ... [Published Delta Farm Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Grains Council Working on Ethanol Exports

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is working on promoting exports of U.S. ethanol through a partnership between USDA’s Foreign Agriculture Service, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) .“We’ve been working since late March, early April ... [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

DOT to Phase Out Old Railcars

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Thousands of legacy tanker railcars would be phased out within two years under a rule proposed Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The proposal is in response to a series of rail crashes, such as the runaway crude ... [Published Progressive Farmer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ethanol Report on Cost Analysis

A new analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) shows that over the past four years, ethanol has been the most economically competitive motor fuel and octane source in the world.In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives ... [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

What is the Difference Between Crude Oil & Ethanol?

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released a new tank car proposal that is designed to enhance the safe transportation of hazardous materials, including ethanol and crude oil. Bob Dinneen, CEO and president of the Renewable Fuels Association ... [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 23 2014]

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Ernst campaign manager Gretchen Hamel responded in an email to TH Media: "Unlike Bruce Braley who flip flops to suck up to billionaire environmental extremists, Joni is an independent leader who isn't afraid to stand up for what she believes, even when people don’t agree with her."
"We've been working in a steering committee to develop ethanol export programs for the 2014/2015 fiscal year" Kongs said
"Ethanol is a low volatility, consistent product with a 99.997% rail safety record," Dinneen said. "Before this proposed rule is finalized, the RFA looks forward to engaging the Department of Transportation in a constructive dialogue about these differences."
"Unlike oil from fracking, ethanol is not a highly volatile feedstock of unknown and differing quality and characteristics being shipped to a refinery for commercial use" said Bob Dinneen, president of the RFA

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Politics blog: Ernst defends position on renewa... [Published TH Online - 1 hour ago]
Braley, Ernst spar over Renewable Fuels Standard [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - 4 hours ago]
Braley, allies attack Ernst’s Big Oil money con... [Published QC Times - 15 hours ago]
USDA, Grains, Fuel Groups Explore Ways To Promo... [Published Farms.com - Jul 29 2014]
Official: RFA tells DOE to get with the E85 pro... [Published Autoblog Green - Jul 29 2014]
Export Exchange 2014 Early Bird Registration En... [Published Feed and Grain - Jul 28 2014]
Senators Request Study of Possible Anti-Competi... [Published National Hog Farmer - Jul 28 2014]
Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatmen... [Published Prairie Business - Jul 28 2014]
Limits on ethanol fuel sales have U.S. senators... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Renewable Fuels Association says DOE is under-r... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 25 2014]
Renewable Fuels Association says DOE is under-r... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 25 2014]
RFA to DOE: Update Your E85 Data! [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 25 2014]
How big oil games fuel distribution to detrimen... [Published Delta Farm Press - Jul 24 2014]
Grains Council Working on Ethanol Exports [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 24 2014]
DOT to Phase Out Old Railcars [Published Progressive Farmer - Jul 23 2014]
Ethanol needs separate treatment in U.S. rail r... [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
RFA Stresses Difference Between Ethanol and Cru... [Published BioFuels Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Ethanol Report on Cost Analysis [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 23 2014]
New safety rules proposed for ethanol, oil trains [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 23 2014]
What is the Difference Between Crude Oil & Etha... [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 23 2014]
Ethanol Revving up for Sturgis Rally [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 23 2014]
Ethanol Safety Seminar [Published KODE TV - Jul 23 2014]
Questions about pools are an attempt to soak th... [Published Press-Telegram - Jul 22 2014]
Grassley, Klobuchar Ask For Further Study Conce... [Published WOWT - Jul 22 2014]
Analysis: Ethanol Most Competitive Motor Fuel [Published Domestic Fuel - Jul 22 2014]
Klobuchar, Grassley want probe of ethanol sales... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 22 2014]
Column: Don't let big oil bully biofuels [Published Worthington Daily Globe - Jul 21 2014]
Letters to the editor: Invest in USA [Published Tampa Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
Syngenta Makes $108,000 Available For Blender P... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Jul 17 2014]
Big Oil robs consumers of choice [Published The Hill - Jul 17 2014]
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Official: RFA tells DOE to get with the E85 pro... [Published Autoblog Green - Jul 29 2014]
Filed under: Ethanol , Legislation and Policy , USA As is its job, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) continues to bang the drum of what it says is a stacked deck against alternative fuels like ethanol. Earlier this month it took on Big Oil. ...
Renewable Fuels Association says DOE is under-r... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 25 2014]
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) said that the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) database severely under-represents the number of stations selling E85. RFA says it uncovered nearly 1,000 missing stations as it ...
Report: US senators want to know if oil compani... [Published Autoblog Green - Jul 14 2014]
<p>Filed under: <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/category/ethanol/" rel="tag">Ethanol</a>, <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/category/legislation-and-policy/" rel="tag">Legislation and Policy</a>, <a href="http://green.autoblog.com/category/usa/" rel="tag">USA</a></p><img ...
Recharge Wrap-up: Big Oil fails at renewable fu... [Published Autoblog Green - Jul 10 2014]
Filed under: Ethanol , EV/Plug-in , Flex-Fuel , Nissan , Porsche , Europe/EU , North America , Asia , UK , India , USA Big Oil companies help keep renewable fuels out of your tank , a new report shows. No surprise there, right? The Renewable ...
POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels Project Liberty has ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jun 18 2014]
(March 11, 2014) WASHINGTON — The Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) is pleased to welcome POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels as its newest member. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels is a joint venture between POET, one of the world’s largest grain-ethanol producers based ...
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Upping the Ante: US Ethanol’s leadership sets o... [Published Platts - News - Feb 27 2014]
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