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“An agriculture and biofuels coalition petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit July 30 to lift a stay it placed on joint petition filed in 2018 asking the court to protect the renewable fuels industry from undue harmed caused by the U.S. EPA by requiring the agency to account of retroactive small refinery exemptions (SREs) in its annual Renewable Fuel Standard rulemakings.
“The coalition, which consists of the Renewable Fuels Association, American Coalition for Ethanol, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Growth Energy, National Biodiesel Board, National Corn Growers Association and National Farmers Union, first filed the lawsuit on June 4, 2018.
“The petition asks the EPA to revise its RFS regulations for setting annual percentage standards for renewable fuel to account for SREs the agency issues retroactively. Currently, EPA’s regulations only factor in SREs granted prior to the compliance year despite the fact that most SREs granted in recent years have been for compliance periods that had already ended.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Following a year of milestones for the biofuels industry, Growth Energy, the nation’s largest ethanol trade association, announced the election of Dan Sanders as the association’s new chairman of the board of directors. Sanders is the vice president of Front Range Energy, a 48 million gallon ethanol production facility located in Windsor, Colorado that joined Growth […]
“From the lab to the farm, new innovations have allowed us to ramp up production year-after-year, without expanding our environmental footprint." - @EmilySkor, @GrowthEnergy CEO https://t.co/vxgFJhY4QZ #IowaAg #Agriculture #Iowa #Biofuels
Global Ethanol Summit Day 2: Participants from 60 countries will continue to discuss transport #energy solutions that make economic sense. Attendees will also hear from @USDA Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky about global collaboration and trade of #ethanol. #GES #Grains19 https://t.co/iTq9qFwmPl
#Ethanol association @GrowthEnergy appoints new chairman https://t.co/QVakHUgMJ1 https://t.co/lJ6yXJ4v8U
“My hope for you is that no one walks away from this meeting wondering if ethanol will work for your country,” said LeGrand. “The answer, as we hope to show, is yes.” https://t.co/jXrb4u3cip