RFS

Kansas corn farmers tell Pruitt they are ‘mad as hell’

· June 13, 2018

Kansas corn and ethanol leaders told Administrator Scott Pruitt Tuesday that his efforts to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) are helping Big Oil while hurting rural America. Administrator Pruitt was in the state touring the East Kansas Agri Energy LLC ethanol plant in Garnett. Growers told Administrator Pruitt they were “mad as hell” about […]

Coalition: Pruitt handing out small refinery waivers like candy

· June 5, 2018

While EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is making headlines for trying to secure a used hotel mattress from a Trump hotel, he’s also getting an earful from a coalition of biofuel and agriculture groups. The coalition has petitioned the EPA to change its regulations to account for lost volumes of renewable fuel resulting from the unprecedented […]

NFU, NCGA file lawsuit against EPA’s small refinery favoritism

· May 30, 2018

An ethanol coalition says while investors reaped millions, three “small” refineries claimed they could not afford to comply with renewable fuel obligations. Now the group has filed a suit against the EPA’s secretive small refinery exemptions. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and National Farmers Union […]

Corn growers pleased with E15 year round, but have questions

· May 9, 2018

The National Corn Growers Association said President Trump’s decision to allow E15 year round is a step in the right direction, but there are a few kinks to work out yet. During the meeting Tuesday, attendees agreed to allow year-round sales of E15, to abandon plans to pursue a price cap on renewable identification numbers […]

Biofuel managers plead for Trump to ignore Cruz on RFS

· March 7, 2018

Managers at 150 biofuel production centers across the heartland sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging the White House to “stand strong in defense of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).” In it, they directly address the campaign waged by Texas Senator Ted Cruz to “cut, cap, or eliminate” the market for U.S. biofuels manufactured […]

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