Monthly Archives: October 2015

Vilsack, USDA Offer Catalysts that Can Help Spark a Clean Energy Future

A major spotlight is shining on USDA and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week as they demonstrate some much needed leadership within the administration to help forward the role of farmers, ranchers, forestland owners – in fact, all of rural … Continue reading

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EPA OIG Plans to Look at RFS Lifecycle Impacts Should Be Good for Biofuels

The announcement by EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) that it will begin preliminary research on lifecycle impacts of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) should be good news for the biofuels industry, providing the agency’s investigators be fair and … Continue reading

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Bioenergy Day Promotes Energy Source with Economic, Environmental Benefits

Next Wednesday offers renewable energy advocates an opportunity to promote a critical element in the pursuit of the 25x’25 goal. During the Third Annual National Bioenergy Day, nearly 60 organizations across the United States and Canada will participate in sharing … Continue reading

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Strong Support for Renewables Continues in States, But More Needs to be Done

This week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that requires 50 percent of that state’s electricity come from renewable sources, like wind and solar, by 2030. The new law also establishes the equally ambitious target of doubling … Continue reading

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Despite Policy Setbacks, Role of Ethanol in Reducing GHGs Must Be Acknowledged

The beauty of biofuels is their ability to offer a limitless and inexpensive alternative to the fossil fuels that are, in fact, finite and subject to wildly fluctuating market demands. And you get a great weapon in the fight against … Continue reading

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