Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Research Underscores Emission-Reducing Benefits of Biofuels

There are some incredibly exciting developments in research that show the benefits of biofuels in reducing carbon emissions are being seriously undervalued by federal and state regulators. It’s the kind of data that could – and likely will – change … Continue reading

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Reassessment of Inter-related Biofuel, GHG and FFV Policies Needed

Reports out of Washington this week that the Obama administration’s lengthy delay in releasing a final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) biofuel blending rule due to a White House desire to re-evaluate the blending requirements in context with its proposals … Continue reading

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A Vision for Climate-Smart Agriculture

A recent National Climate Assessment issued by a research coalition of 13 federal agencies confirms that climate change is affecting every region of the country and key sectors of the U.S. economy and society, including agriculture. Extreme drought, flooding, destructive … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why EPA Should Not Mess with the RFS

With reports now coming out of EPA that a final 2014 biofuel blending rule under the Renewable Fuel System (RFS) may not come before the end of September, the focus on what the RFS can do and what it does … Continue reading

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