Renewable Fuels Association

Type: Organization
Name: Renewable Fuels Association
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Biofuels: More Expensive and Potentially Worse for the Environment

NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) The lure of biofuels is strong: domestic energy independence, environmental advantages with potential cost savings it is a compelling story. "Flex Fuel" vehicles can fill up with E85 ethanol and take advantage of pump prices ... [Published Maple Shade Progress - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Biofuels, Ethanol, Corn, Gasoline
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Ethanol Hopes Major Media Buy Will Loosen Petroleum's Grip

"Oil rigged," a play on words not so quietly aimed at the oil industry, is the theme of latest TV and digital advertising campaign rolled out Tuesday by ethanol interests.Intended to "expose the many ways the oil industry is rigging the system to protect ... [Published Western Farmer-Stockman - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Leading Biofuel Groups Oppose Delay Requested by Petroleum Industry in 2013 RFS Case

Washington, DCThe Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) , Growth Energy , and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) April 17 filed a joint response in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in opposition to the American Petroleum ... [Published BioFuels Journal - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Ethanol Groups Fight Back with “Oil Rigged”

A coalition of biofuels organizations is fighting back against the oil industry by launching a new campaign called “Oil Rigged.”Members of Fuels America today unveiled the details of its new “Oil Rigged” television and digital ad campaign and OilRigged.com ... [Published Domestic Fuel - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

RFA Says Corn Stover Study Flawed

Photo: Courtesy of UNLA new study published in Nature Climate Change that argues biofuels from corn residue (stover) may be worse for the climate than gasoline is deeply flawed and contradictory to current science. It shows a complete lack of understanding ... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 3 reports

Study: Corn waste ethanol is worse for the environment

Ethanol made from the waste left after harvesting corn is worse for the environment than gasoline in the short term, according to a new study that contradicts the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).The study published Sunday in Nature Climate Change ... [Published The Hill - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Biofuel Groups Oppose RFS Delay Request

Leading biofuel industry groups are opposing a delay requested by petroleum industry in a 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard case.The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Growth Energy together filed a joint response ... [Published Domestic Fuel - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

RENEWABLE FUEL : Canada's Renewable Fuels Association Welcomes Greener Diesel Requirement in Ontario

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- and is designed to maximize environmental benefit here in the province. The Greener Diesel mandate emulates the inclusion requirements found in other provinces, but ensures an environmental ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

RFA Testifies on Rail Congestion at STB Hearing

Washington—The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) April 10 testified at a Surface Transportation Board (STB) public hearing in Washington, D.C. explaining that crude oil from the Bakken has reduced the flexibility of the rail system to deal with adverse ... [Published BioFuels Journal - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Poll shows public RFS support

Americans surveyed in a poll overwhelmingly support the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). The poll is commissioned by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and is conducted by American Viewpoint.   Of the one-thousand adults surveyed, 65% favor the standard, ... [Published Brownfield Network - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Bobby Likis Car Clinic's "Chill Out & Gas Up" Sweepstakes Ending Soon

The deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” The deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” Car Clinic sweepstakes is Wednesday, April 9. Prizes include a $500 ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

Ethanol industry taking fuels fight to Supreme Court

Following the January decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to deny rehearing en banc in the litigation regarding California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy are now petitioning the ... [Published Agri View - Mar 25 2014]

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Intended to "expose the many ways the oil industry is rigging the system to protect their profits and block the transition to clean, American renewable fuels" the campaign will include at least two weeks of ads on cable stations nationwide, as well as extensive digital advertising on Politico' s website
...comments, most of them in opposition to the proposal," said Bob Dinneen, president and chief executive officer of the Renewable Fuels Association. "EPA will have to evaluate those. Based on what I've seen, they will definitely have to increase the number."
"The petitions have been fully briefed, responded to, and argued. No purpose is served by pulling API and AFPM’s petitions back a week after argument, to hold them indefinitely and consolidate them with hypothetical later-filed petitions.”"
"If less residue is removed, there is less decrease in soil carbon, but it results in a smaller biofuel energy yield" Liska said

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Ethanol Hopes Major Media Buy Will Loosen Petro... [Published Western Farmer-Stockman - 10 hours ago]
Ethanol Campaign Ramps Up [Published Progressive Farmer - 19 hours ago]
Leading Biofuel Groups Oppose Delay Requested b... [Published BioFuels Journal - 20 hours ago]
Renewable fuel ads target oil industry [Published The Hill - 21 hours ago]
Ethanol Groups Fight Back with “Oil Rigged” [Published Domestic Fuel - 22 hours ago]
Renewable fuel ads target oil industry [Published E2-Wire - 22 hours ago]
Biofuels: More Expensive and Potentially Worse ... [Published Maple Shade Progress - Apr 22 2014]
Biofuel Industry Refutes UNL Corn Stover Study [Published Missouri Ruralist - Apr 22 2014]
Even Advanced Biofuels May Not Be So Green [Published Time - Apr 21 2014]
Even Advanced Biofuels May Not Be So Green [Published TIME.com - Apr 21 2014]
Study: Corn waste ethanol is worse for the envi... [Published The Hill - Apr 21 2014]
The Corn & Ethanol Report 4/21/14 [Published Inside Futures - Apr 21 2014]
Advanced Biofuels Group Questions Corn Stover S... [Published Domestic Fuel - Apr 21 2014]
RFA Says Corn Stover Study Flawed [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Apr 21 2014]
Biofuels Survive a Really Bad Day [Published Trentonian.com - Apr 21 2014]
Biofuels Survive a Really Bad Day [Published The Street Latest - Apr 21 2014]
Oil Railcar Shipments Crowd Out Ethanol [Published Feed and Grain - Apr 18 2014]
Biofuel Groups Oppose RFS Delay Request [Published Domestic Fuel - Apr 17 2014]
RENEWABLE FUEL : Canada's Renewable Fuels Assoc... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Marketing Briefs: Nebraska Cattlemen becomes US... [Published Midwest Producer - Apr 17 2014]
A preview of Iowa’s 2014 races Primary colors [Published Des Moines Cityview - Apr 16 2014]
IPCC Bioenergy Assessment Dismisses Indirect La... [Published Ohio Farmer - Apr 15 2014]
Court Hears Challenges To EPA’s 2013 RFS Rule [Published JD Supra - Apr 15 2014]
Branstad pushes for more ethanol [Published QC Times - Apr 15 2014]
Iowa Gov. Branstad Expands “Fueling Our Future” [Published Domestic Fuel - Apr 15 2014]
IRFA Applauds Gov. Branstad For Continuing to E... [Published BioFuels Journal - Apr 15 2014]
RFA Testifies on Rail Congestion at STB Hearing [Published BioFuels Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Board hears complaints about rail service [Published AgProfessional - Apr 14 2014]
Americans still on board with ethanol use ... o... [Published One News Now - Apr 12 2014]
Newsclips for April 11, 2014 [Published California Air Resources Board - Apr 11 2014]
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Renewable fuel ads target oil industry [Published E2-Wire - 22 hours ago]
A group supporting renewable fuels is launching an ad campaign accusing the oil industry of “rigging the system” to stifle competition from renewable fuels.Fuels America, a project of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and other groups and... ...
Even Advanced Biofuels May Not Be So Green [Published TIME.com - Apr 21 2014]
MoreRenewable Energy Investment Is Down—and That’s OK Bill Richardson: Our Best Response to Russia Is Energy Security A Bright Year for Solar in the U.S.—But There Are Clouds on the Horizon Back in 2008, TIME published a controversial cover story ...
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Canada's Renewable Fuels Association Welcomes G... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 03 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 3, 2014) - The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) applauded the Ontario provincial government's introduction of a Greener Diesel mandate in the Province of Ontario. ...
Ethanol industry taking challenge to California... [Published Green Car Congress - Mar 21 2014]
Following the January decision by the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals to deny rehearing en banc in the litigation regarding California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy are petitioning the ...
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Upping the Ante: US Ethanol’s leadership sets o... [Published Platts - News - Feb 27 2014]
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