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Blogging For Biofuels

All Lies Lead Back To The Oil Industry

  • Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:00

With the EPA's self-imposed deadline to release the final rule on the 2014, 2015 and 2016 RFS a few weeks away, the oil industry is throwing just about everything it has to sway the final numbers in its favor. The only thing left is the kitchen sink.

Record Use Of E15 In September

  • Thursday, 05 November 2015 00:00

E15 usage in Minnesota reached a new record in September with 246,951 gallons sold. Total sales of ethanol blends like E15 - E50 also reached a new record with 546,616 gallons sold in the same month.

On Oct 30, DuPont commenced operations of its cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa. The plant is the largest cellulosic facility in the world with an annual production of 30 million gallons a year. 

Earlier this week, we gave you the various positions the GOP presidential candidates have on ethanol and the RFS. Today, we take a look at the Democratic presidential candidates.

Carson Makes A U Turn On Ethanol

  • Thursday, 29 October 2015 00:00

A few days ago, we listed where the current GOP presidential candidates stand on ethanol. As we had warned, those views could change and that happened last night at the CNBC GOP debate.

Minnesota has been awarded an $8 million grant from the USDA to install or retrofit 620 flex fuel pumps in 165 stations in the state. 

Where The Candidates Stand On Ethanol (GOP)

  • Tuesday, 27 October 2015 00:00

In the last 10 days, we've carried three stories on how important a role the RFS will play in Iowa, which will host the nation's first caucus in February 2016.

Big Oil's Not So Smart Campaign

  • Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00

Riding on the coattails of a science-fiction based study by the University of Tennessee last week, Smarter Fuel Future this week launched an advertising campaign to continue its attack on the ethanol industry.