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Another record year for E15 sales in Minnesota

2023 was another record year for E15 sales in Minnesota. Brian Werner with the Minnesota Biofuels Association tells Brownfield data from the Department of Commerce shows the state sold more than 127 million gallons of fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol last year. “And it... Read More.

GREET model, year-round E15 focus of ACE Washington DC visits

Ethanol leaders are in Washington DC urging the EPA to move forward on the updated GREET model and year-round E15. Brian Jennings with the American Coalition for Ethanol says the industry needs the updated Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation or... Read More.

Iowa delegation sends letter to EPA Admin Regan on year-round E15

A group of lawmakers are asking the Biden administration to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to allow year-round sales of E15 beginning in 2025. During a press call Thursday, U.S. Congresswoman Ashley Hinson said a delayed implementation of the rule doesn’t make sense.... Read More.

Biden admin approves year-round E15 with 2025 start date

The U.S. EPA has finalized a rule allowing the year-round sale of E15 fuel blends in eight Midwestern states. But, Monte Shaw with the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association tells Brownfield the rule goes into effect in 2025. “Consumers and retailers in these states have... Read More.

Report: U.S. drivers have logged 100 billion miles on E15

A report from Growth Energy recently found U.S. motorists have driven 100 billion miles on E15 fuel blends. Monte Shaw, executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, says that’s no surprise. “The numbers just keep going up,” he said. “Where the fuel is... Read More.

Skor discusses year-round E15 efforts

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor says she’s optimistic a permanent fix for year-round sales of E15 is right around the corner. “I do think that there will be a final decision coming out of EPA. They will finalize that rule and it’s kind of... Read More.

RFA anxious for OMB to finish E15 review

The president of the Renewable Fuels Association is anxious for a rule allowing year-round E15 sales in eight Midwest states to be completed. Geoff Cooper tells Brownfield a review by the Office of Management and Budget is the final step. “It typically takes maybe a... Read More.

More work to be done on E15, Rep. Nunn says

Some lawmakers are calling on President Biden to sign the U.S. EPA’s rule that would allow E15 to be sold year-round in eight Midwestern states. Congressman Zach Nunn tells Brownfield any further delays will punish farmers and consumers. “A consistent year-round E15 policy is... Read More.

Bicameral lawmakers press OMB to finalize E15 rule

The Biden administration is being pressed by lawmakers to finalize a rule that would allow year-round E15 sales in eight Midwestern states. A bipartisan and bicameral group sent a follow-up letter urging EPA and the Office of Management and Budget to implement their outstanding... Read More.

Year-round E15 petition to OMB for final review

A rule to allow year-round E15 sales in eight Midwest states is under final review. American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings tells Brownfield after nearly two years, EPA has sent the rule to the Office of Management and Budget. “We needed and wanted EPA... Read More.