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Ethanol Report on Crappie Masters, Boats & E10

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:52:35 +0000

In this report I will feature some comments from Crappie Masters and their Grenada Lake tournament which is happening this weekend in Grenada, MS. The Renewable Fuels Association is a title sponsor of the Crappie Master American Tournament Trail which puts them on par with other sponsors like Bass Pro Shops. In the report you’ll hear from the owner of ...


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GRFA Calls on Increased Action for Climate Change

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:47:24 +0000

Bliss Baker, the President of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA), has asked G20 leaders take last year’s Paris Accord even further. The first binding climate agreement needs to be scaled up in it’s ambitiousness to reduce emissions in the transport sector, Baker said, especially in light of a newly released report “Perspectives for the Energy Transition” from the International ...



Biodiesel Industry Files Antidumping Petition

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:18:32 +0000

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) this week filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition against Argentine and Indonesian companies that are allegedly violating trade laws with dumped and subsidized biodiesel in the U.S. market. The petition was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission on behalf of the National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition, ...



Successful ACE Fly-in

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:36:27 +0000

The president of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) says this week’s turnout for Congressional visits on the Hill was outstanding. “We got a really nice mix of different interests that came to support ACE and go to the Hill and talk about the benefits to not only the fuel and corn industry, but also to the fuel marketing industry ...


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Ethanol Powering Crappie Masters Boats

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:16:57 +0000

When it comes to using ethanol blended fuel in your boat engine it is important to follow manufacturer directions and actually just properly maintain your equipment. That is advice from pro fishermen like Terry Richard here. Terry and teammate Casey Rayner will be competing in this weekend’s Crappie Masters tournament sponsored by The Renewable Fuels Association, American Ethanol, and Bass ...



Ethanol Supporters on the Hill

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:42:25 +0000

The American Coalition for Ethanol had over 70 participants for this year’s Washington D.C. fly-in, the second largest attendance in the nine years the event has been held, so many that it was difficult to get them all in a group photo. Click on the photo for a larger version. The group included farmers, ethanol plant owners, retailers, corn grower ...


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Branstad Affirms Trump Support for #Ethanol

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:55:50 +0000

Eric Branstad, presidential advisor and son of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, believes that the ethanol industry has the support of President Donald Trump. “We’ve earned his support by first of all educating him as to how important the industry is, to Iowa, to rural America, to farmers,” said Branstad, who spoke to members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) ...


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ACE #Ethanol Supporters in DC

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:21:31 +0000

Over 70 ethanol supporters from the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) are in Washington, D.C. this week as part of the organization’s 9th annual fly-in. “This unique event brings together a group of advocates from all walks of life, putting a human face on the ethanol industry to communicate our policy priorities to Members of Congress and Executive Branch decision ...


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Ethanol Celebrates National Ag Week

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:38:16 +0000

The ethanol industry is joining in the celebrations going on around the country for National Ag Week. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen thanked American farmers for their tremendous productivity which has resulted in a need to increase demand to keep up with supplies. “So, as we celebrate National Agriculture Day, we need to recommit ourselves to ...


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New High Octane ASTM Standard is Ethanol Victory

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:20:08 +0000

ASTM International recently published a new high-octane fuel standard which creates a broadly accepted specification for high-octane fuel that could help drive engines that utilize ethanol’s octane boost with higher blends of 25 to 40 percent. The new standard, D8076-17, follows a year-long joint effort by the U.S. Department of Energy, engine manufacturers, ethanol industry representatives and others who contributed ...