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Blogging For Biofuels

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), in its latest Short Term Energy Outlook report, expects ethanol consumption this year to total 14.29 billion gallons, indicating an increase in ethanol consumption in the second half of the year.

We recently reported on the number of economic and physical issues associated with particulate emissions but a new study released from the National Bureau of Economic Research reports on the far reaching indoor effects of fine particulate pollution.

E15 sales in Minnesota in the first four months of the year totaled 2.01 million gallons, more than half the totaled sold in the whole of 2015 (3.09 million gallons).

Earlier this week, Nissan Motor Co announced it was researching and developing a new fuel cell technology that will be powered by ethanol and here are more details on Nissan's ground-breaking initiative.

We recently participated in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certification to learn more about our swine industry agricultural allies. After taking a sunny scenic route over to Hutchinson we sat down with 19 other farmers to be educated on the evolving pork practices shaping the 2016 pork industry.

U.S. ethanol and ethanol co-product exports contributed a total of $7.54 billion to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014, according to a new study by the U.S. Grains Council and the National Corn Growers.

Solenis, a chemical specialty supplier and a vendor member of the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association, brings value-added products to the biofuels industry. We recently spoke to Andrew Ledlie, biorefining marketing manager at Solenis, to learn more. Read more below.

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday proposed to set the 2017 renewable volume obligation (RVO) for corn ethanol at 14.8 billion gallons. While the EPA’s proposal is a step in the right direction, the level proposed for 2017 (and 2016) is still below the 15 billion gallons Congress stipulated under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).