Blogging For Biofuels

Clinton Wants A Stronger RFS

  • Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

Democratic presidential candidate front-runner, Hillary Clinton, wants a stronger Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to boost the economy in rural America.

Cultivating Leadership

  • Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

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By Olga Reuvekamp

Executive Director, Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership (MARL)

Yesterday, the EPA announced new rules that would cut methane emissions from oil and gas production.

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This month, we spotlight Phibro Ethanol Performance Group. We spoke with Steve Rust, Director of Industry Relations, about the company's history and involvement in the ethanol industry. 

An additional 4.52 million tons of CO2 equivalent (CO2e) emissions would be removed if the EPA reverts to the original RFS target for 2015 of 15 billion gallons of ethanol instead of the agency's proposed level of 13.4 billion gallons, according to an analysis by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biodiesel & Bioheat Forum In Mankato

  • Monday, 10 August 2015 00:00

On Aug 19, the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council will host a Biodiesel and Bioheat Forum in Mankato.

E85 Usage in MN Grew 18% In June

  • Monday, 10 August 2015 00:00

The volume of E85 consumed in Minnesota in June was 18 percent higher than May, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

The RFS Turns 10

  • Friday, 07 August 2015 00:00

The best energy policy over the last 40 years - the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) - turns 10 tomorrow!