POET, the largest U.S. biofuels company, is shutting down ethanol production at three facilities in Iowa and South Dakota and postponing the opening of another plant that was set to begin producing in Indiana, the company said Tuesday.
Renewable fuel advocates say a final Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule economy rule issued by the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency misses the mark for transitioning to high octane low carbon fuels.
House Democrats are attempting to drive a wedge between rural America and President Donald Trump by blasting the administration over its issuance of exemptions from requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Iowa voters are signaling strong support for expanding the Renewable Fuel Standard, according to a recent survey commissioned by the Iowa Biodiesel Board that also carries a message for President Donald Trump.
The Environmental Protection Agency relied on a faulty analysis by the Department of Energy when it rejected a West Virginia refinery’s request for an exemption from renewable fuel blending requirements, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to publish a new proposal to define "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act in April or May, with a final rule to follow by the end of the year, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Tuesday.