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Critics pounce on US EPA biofuel delay, call for action - Business Recorder

Biofuel News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 19:23

Critics pounce on US EPA biofuel delay, call for action
Business Recorder
The Obama administration on Friday postponed a decision on 2014 biofuel-use targets until next year, prompting opponents to call on Congress to reform the highly contested federal program to promote renewable fuels like corn ethanol. The administration ...

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Vitruvian Energy crowdfunding to make EEB, a trashy biofuel - Autoblog (blog)

Biofuel News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 17:06

Vitruvian Energy crowdfunding to make EEB, a trashy biofuel
Autoblog (blog)
In a process that Vitruvian Energy claims is energy efficient, biosolids are femented and introduced to a type of bacteria to create PHA plastic. Reacting the PHA with ethanol creates the ethyl-3-ethoxybutyrate (EEB) biofuel. Vitruvian says EEB can be blended ...

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US EPA Postpones Renewable Fuels Decision. - Farms.com

Biofuel News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 14:33

US EPA Postpones Renewable Fuels Decision.
Farms.com
The postponement of a final decision “is a gross dereliction of responsibility that leaves fuel refiners and the biofuels industry alike to navigate a course of ambiguity,” said Charles Drevna, the president of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers.

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Renewable Fuels Quotas for 2014 Delayed by EPA After Fight | Transport Topics ... - Transport Topics Online

Biofuel News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 13:44

Renewable Fuels Quotas for 2014 Delayed by EPA After Fight | Transport Topics ...
Transport Topics Online
Biofuel producers praised the EPA's delay, because they said the agency acknowledged their argument that a proposal to cut quotas under the Renewable Fuel Standard would snuff out future investment in their fuels. “We appreciate the administration's ...

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Obama's punt on renewable fuel sets up fights in court, congress - FuelFix (blog)

Biofuel News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:42

Obama's punt on renewable fuel sets up fights in court, congress
FuelFix (blog)
Today's delay “is a gross dereliction of responsibility that leaves fuel refiners and the biofuels industry alike to navigate a course of ambiguity,” Charles Drevna, the president of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, said in a statement today.

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Biofuel Blends Standards: E.P.A. Postpones Its Decision - TopNews New Zealand

Biofuel News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 04:58

TopNews New Zealand

Biofuel Blends Standards: E.P.A. Postpones Its Decision
TopNews New Zealand
E.P.A. Postpones Its Decision On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that, it has still not been able to decide on a rule which will set the level for the quantity of biofuel that would be required to be mixed with conventional vehicle fuels this ...

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Iowa officials back delay on ethanol mandate - DesMoinesRegister.com

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 23:30

Iowa officials back delay on ethanol mandate
DesMoinesRegister.com
WASHINGTON – Ethanol and other biofuel groups declared victory Friday, as the federal agency in charge of telling refiners how much renewable fuel must be blended into the gasoline supply announced another delay setting targets for 2014.

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EPA May Waive Renewable Fuels Quotas For 2014 - Live Trading News

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 23:30

Live Trading News

EPA May Waive Renewable Fuels Quotas For 2014
Live Trading News
“We appreciate the administration's willingness to pivot in the right direction this late in the game,” said Brooke Coleman, executive director of the Advanced Ethanol Council. “The Key now for advanced biofuel investment is to move quickly to fix what needs to ...

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US Watch: News Digest - Wall Street Journal

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 21:10

US Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it is deferring for now a regulation that requires oil refineries to blend biofuels into the nation's gasoline supply. The EPA intends instead to take final action on the rule, the renewable fuel standard, next year, ...

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EPA Postpones Setting Standards for Biofuel Blends - New York Times

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:58

EPA Postpones Setting Standards for Biofuel Blends
New York Times
A notice posted on the E.P.A. website said that the agency's proposal, released last year, to reduce biofuel targets had “generated significant comment and controversy,” especially over how the biofuel targets should be set and whether it would be effective in, ...

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EPA delays action on ethanol mandate, delighting renewable groups - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:13

EPA delays action on ethanol mandate, delighting renewable groups
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
WASHINGTON – Ethanol and other biofuel groups declared victory Friday, as the federal agency in charge of telling refiners how much renewable fuel must be blended into the gasoline supply announced another delay setting targets for 2014.

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Vivergo to aid farmers in biofuel feed wheat buy-up - Darlington and Stockton Times

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:04

Vivergo to aid farmers in biofuel feed wheat buy-up
Darlington and Stockton Times
Historically the vast majority of that wheat would have been exported to mainland Europe for animal feed or biofuel production. But by selling it to Vivergo, the company says farmers would realise £1m per month as opposed to the export value previously ...

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Critics pounce on U.S. EPA biofuel delay, call for action - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:02

Critics pounce on U.S. EPA biofuel delay, call for action
Thomson Reuters Foundation
WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday postponed a decision on 2014 biofuel-use targets until next year, prompting opponents to call on Congress to reform the highly contested federal program to promote renewable fuels like ...

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EPA delays ethanol mandates, frustrates area producers - Quad-Cities Online

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:55

Quad-Cities Online

EPA delays ethanol mandates, frustrates area producers
Quad-Cities Online
"The methodology and volume levels in the proposed rule would have undermined our nation's progress toward domestic energy independence, and threatened the thousands of jobs supported by our biofuels industry -- including 5,400 (jobs) in Illinois," Sen.

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Ethanol makers cheer as EPA punts on renewable fuel mandate decision - Seeking Alpha

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:50

Ethanol makers cheer as EPA punts on renewable fuel mandate decision
Seeking Alpha
The delay gives hope to ethanol producers that the EPA will rethink how it proposes the annual biofuels levels; the draft 2014 biofuels levels were much lower than the ethanol industry wanted. Oil company lobbyists opposed to the law say the idea of setting a ...

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EPA Defers Ethanol Decision - Investor's Business Daily

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:41

EPA Defers Ethanol Decision
Investor's Business Daily
8 The regulator delayed a final decision on a rule that mandates how much of the biofuel refiners must blend into gasoline supplies. A decision was due by the end of the year, but the EPA said it will come in 2015 instead. Currently, refiners don't have to ...

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EPA leaves blending quota in an ethanol no man's land - Omaha World-Herald

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:59

Omaha World-Herald

EPA leaves blending quota in an ethanol no man's land
Omaha World-Herald
“Changes proposed by the EPA in renewable fuel volume requirements for 2014 are not consistent with current law or legislative history,” said Todd Sneller, Nebraska Ethanol Board administrator. “The proposed reductions in biofuel use impede progress ...

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Biofuels and the Do-Nothing EPA - The Weekly Standard (blog)

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:08

The Weekly Standard (blog)

Biofuels and the Do-Nothing EPA
The Weekly Standard (blog)
Under the nation's biofuels policy known as the Renewable Fuel Standard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is supposed to set an amount of biofuels—ethanol, biodiesel, and low carbon advanced biofuels—which are to be blended into the ...

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EPA says it will not act on 2014 RFS until 2015, industry offers mixed reactions - Agri-Pulse

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:01

EPA says it will not act on 2014 RFS until 2015, industry offers mixed reactions
Agri-Pulse
“Today's announcement leaves the future of ethanol, biodiesel and other advanced biofuels up in the air,” noted Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., who serves as the ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee, said in a statement. “The RFS has played ...

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Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA Retreats from Cutbacks - Global Warming (blog)

Biofuel News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:55

Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA Retreats from Cutbacks
Global Warming (blog)
Congress's purpose in establishing the 15-year production quota scheme for biofuel in 2007 was not just to prove that U.S. central planners are smarter than the commissars of old, who imposed only 5-year plans. Nor was it simply to provide corn growers with ...

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