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Perspectives: The other side of the President’s one-sided E15 “deal”

During a recent visit to Iowa — smack in the middle of corn country — the President announced a policy change that would direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive Clear Air Act rules and permit the year-round sale...

/ October 15, 2018

WSJ editorial board calls E15 waiver a “lousy new gift to ethanol”

The Wall Street Journal editorial board is questioning the legality and rationality of President Trump’s recent order to have the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) change long-standing Clean Air Act rules to accommodate the year-round sale of E15 fuel (gasoline blended...

/ October 15, 2018

Opposition to unilateral move to lift E15 restrictions is strong — and with good reason

Twenty senators delivered a letter to President Trump yesterday firmly stating their opposition to rumored regulatory action to expand the sale of E15 fuel. In an effort to address concerns related to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

/ October 5, 2018

Correcting the record on false claims of “demand destruction”

As biofuel producers know very well, ethanol is a highly valued octane booster that can depend on market demand, not mandated consumption, for its competitive edge. Government data and independent analyses underscore this fact, confirming that small refinery compliance exemptions...

/ September 27, 2018