Monthly Archives: November 2013

EPA RFS Proposal Would Stymie a Surging Advanced Biofuels Sector

While much attention has been given to the hit corn ethanol will take under the EPA proposal to reduce in 2014 the amount of biofuel to be blended in the nation’s fuel supply under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), … Continue reading

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Many Have Stake in Maintaining RFS Certainty

Disappointment, outrage, confusion, “betrayal,” “punch to the gut,” “pulls the rug out,” “huge step backwards” – all are characterizations of the reactions from the renewable energy sector over the administration’s proposal announced last week to slash biofuel blending requirements under … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Production Credits Face Renewed Uncertainty

Given the continued dysfunction of Washington it’s not surprising that Congress has yet to reauthorize Production Tax Credits for a wide range of renewable energy development. Historically, lawmakers wait until the last possible moment to extend production and investment tax … Continue reading

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2013 Harvest: An Amazing Success Story

A crop-production report released today by USDA projects a record corn crop of 14 billion bushels this year. If the forecast is realized, U.S. farmers will have produced the largest corn crop ‑ and the third largest soybean crop – … Continue reading

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