New legislation from a bipartisan group of 15 farm-state senators to pave the way for summer sales of higher ethanol blends carries not only the endorsement of biofuel groups but also the principal organization for the oil and gas industry.
A mix of oil, biofuel and retail interests are asking Congress to advance legislation to allow year-round sales of E15, bringing a coalition together that offers new life for a long-running renewable fuels industry priority.
Two major players in the energy space are in talks with a key Capitol Hill Republican on legislation that would allow sales of higher ethanol blends to continue unimpeded by current summer fuel volatility restrictions.
Regulators need to take a closer look at the impacts of biofuel production on land use and the carbon intensity of anaerobic digesters as they develop lifecycle assessments for transportation fuels, a National Academy of Sciences report says.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan offered renewable fuel advocates a sign of hope Tuesday as he offered comments on what he wants to see from the looming biofuel volumes the agency is expected to propose later this year.
The recently enacted climate law could provide $745 billion to $1.9 trillion in benefits to the nation through 2050 from the reduced impacts of climate change, according to an analysis by the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Groups representing renewable fuel production are encouraging California regulators to consider the role liquid transportation fuels — and biofuels in particular — can play in carbon-reduction efforts in the state.