Ethanol

Fact check: The RFS is a “mandate” and it’s due for change

The biofuel lobby has made a number of claims to muddy the waters around the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and halt progress on better aligning vehicle and transportation fuel policies. With 2022 on the horizon, after which the EPA will...

/ July 23, 2018

New Ethanol Bill Corrodes Consumer Choice

If someone is telling you something that is too good to be true, it’s probably because it is. In this case, it’s the ethanol lobby that is advancing a bill under the guise of “consumer choice,” that, in fact, is...

/ July 13, 2017

You can’t win “playing the RIN” game

A headline in the latest edition of Convenience Store News asks, “Can You Make Money on Renewable Fuels?” Based on public comments filed with the Environmental Protection Agency by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the answer is apparently...

/ October 25, 2016

The RFS is flying blind

Back in 2005, the Renewable Fuel Standard and its corn ethanol mandate were sold to the American public on three key themes: rising gasoline use, foreign oil dependency, and environmental stewardship.

/ August 24, 2016