Fuels America released a statement today in response to new legislation introduced by Sens. Bob Corker and Joe Manchin designed to chip away at the Renewable Fuel Standard.
To combat Big Oil’s monopoly on transportation fuels, the RFS requires refiners to gradually increase the amount of renewable fuels available to consumers over time. However, refiners now say it cannot be done. Once again, they are wrong.
Tom Philpott of Mother Jones recently published a sensationalist, irresponsibly reported blog post insinuating that ethanol production is linked to E. coli contamination. This post ignored public health trends, as well as a wealth of peer-reviewed data on the safety of DDGS, and cherry-picked one study that did not demonstrate a causal link.
Growing crops in Ohio for food, feed and fuel is one part of the solution for a better future. With unpredictable high gas prices and the need to create jobs and spur our economy, we must support one of the few industries making progress on all of these fronts.
We did a little math and found that with profits averaging $6 billion, the top five oil companies made $13.8 million every hour during the first quarter of 2013.
This week, oil companies are releasing their quarterly financials and Chevron, like the rest of the industry, has managed once again to amass exorbitant profits at the expense of the American taxpayer.
Rising global temperatures will reduce crop yields and cause food prices to skyrocket, translating to political instability as global populations continue to swell.
While still promoting its commitment to renewable energy, the second largest U.S. oil company quietly shelved most of its biofuels work in 2010, according to internal documents.
It’s déjà vu all over again with a recent Washington Times piece from Steve Goreham. Friends of renewable fuel will be familiar with all of the reasons why his arguments are bunk, but stick with us as we put Goreham’s feet to the fire on his RFS fallacies.
Our world is getting hotter. Our lands are being destroyed. Our water is being polluted. On Earth Day, it’s time to reflect on what the problems are and what solutions exist.
Last week, we held a teleconference to educate reporters on how farmers and the biofuels industry are incorporating sustainable agricultural practices into the production of renewable fuel. Here’s what they had to say.
Yesterday, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released their Tracking Clean Energy Progress report in New Delhi, explaining that biofuels are playing a significant role in reducing greenhouse gases
One Forbes contributor has gotten it all wrong on the RFS, and we're taking on the falsehoods.
As leadership within the administration shifts, it is important that Congress confirms Gina McCarthy as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator and Ernest Moinz as the next Secretary of Energy. These new leaders will help to ensure that Americans have continued access to clean and affordable energy.
Opponents of renewable fuel are trying to convince Capitol Hill that renewable identification numbers (RINs) are causing gas prices to rise. It is time to set the record straight.
Fred Yoder, a fourth generation farmer, past President of the National Corn Growers Association, and renewable fuel champion was honored by the White House late last week for his contributions to agricultural innovation and leadership in fighting climate change.
Last week was full of news and activity in the world of renewable fuel. Now that the weekend has come and gone, check out a few of last week’s notable stories for you to dig into.
The bill introduced by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) ignores the long track record of successful, rigorous testing that E15 has undergone. What the bill is clearly geared toward, however, is promoting the interest of oil companies looking to retain control over America’s fuel options.
The bill introduced today by Rep. Goodlatte (R-VA) would impede the progress made by the renewable fuel industry and take choice out of the hands of consumers, all while protecting the virtual monopoly that oil companies have over America’s transportation fuels.