Ethanol

Cars At The Capital: Preserving Automotive Heritage (And Fuel Choice) For American Motorists

If you happen to be in Washington, D.C. between April 14 and April 26, you should take a walk to the National Mall to check out two presidential gems from our automotive past: President William Taft’s 1909 White Steam Car,...

/ April 11, 2016

Chicken Little, Er The Biofuel Industry Had A Pretty Good Year: Part II

Just over a year ago, the Primer highlighted how EPA finally recognized vehicle and fueling infrastructure compatibility constraints in using its legal authority to propose reducing the annual requirement for the nation’s biofuel mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard...

/ April 5, 2016

Ethanol Tip: When Filling Up On Fuel, Always Read The Label

How effective are warning labels? Research over the years has generally shown these labels to be broadly ineffective – and it appears this is also true for consumers at the pump, according to a recent survey from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute...

/ March 31, 2016

RFS Waivers for Total Renewable Fuels and Advanced Biofuels

EPA has waived cellulosic biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program (see January 2015 blog – “Cellulosic RFS Waiver History,” and December 2015 blog – “Update: RFS Cellulosic Biofuel Waivers“). However, EPA recently promulgated RFS rules for 2014-2016 (see 80...

/ January 15, 2016