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Recess Offers Chance to Share Value of Renewable Energy Benefits with Lawmakers

With their two-week Easter recess under way, members of Congress are back home using the time away from Washington to visit with, and hear from, constituents about the issues that concern them and impact their lives. We urge renewable energy … Continue reading

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Balance Needed in Meeting Transportation Fuel Challenges of the Future

As it does every year, the National Ethanol Conference this week in San Diego generated a considerable amount of policy discussion. Highlighting that talk was the arrival of a letter from President Trump reiterating his strong support for ethanol and … Continue reading

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Too Early to Ascribe Long-Term Energy Plans from Trump Administration

There was obvious disappointment among clean energy advocates last Friday when the White House published on its website “An America First Energy Plan” that makes no mention of renewable energy or energy efficiency. President Donald Trump has made it clear … Continue reading

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USDA Analysis Reaffirms Ethanol Benefits; Caps Vilsack Clean Energy Legacy

Understandably those in the ethanol industry responded to USDA’s research released last week demonstrating the emissions-reducing benefits of ethanol by saying: “Yeah, that’s what we’ve been telling you for years!” Be assured that industry leaders were elated by the report, … Continue reading

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With a New Administration Comes Opportunity to Address Policy Shortfalls

As Donald Trump prepares to assume the presidency next week, it is appropriate to take a moment to appreciate the remarkable progress that the renewable energy sector has made, even in just the past year, as well as what opportunities … Continue reading

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States Making Case for Needed Growth in Renewable Energy

2016 closed out last month with a flurry of activity that underscores the leadership states are bringing to renewable energy throughout the country. As we noted in this space last month, determined state policy makers have demonstrated that there are … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy – A Major Economic Engine for Rural America

Since 9/11, this country – including more than half of the states – has taken significant steps to achieve the 25x’25 renewable energy goal. Over that time, sustained growth in renewable energy has been an economic boon to rural America, … Continue reading

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Commitment to Renewable Energy is a Commitment to Rural America

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States and his campaign is to be commended for earning the support of rural America – a voting constituency that most analysts say assured his election. We hope that … Continue reading

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25x'25: High Octane, Low Carbon Fuels Can Help Meet CAFE, GHG Goals

The 25x’25 Alliance has joined a wide array of other clean air, public health, renewable energy and biofuel advocates in calling on federal and state regulators to put more focus on the composition of fuels to best deliver on the … Continue reading

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Study Says Influx of Dead Trees Can Be Handled Through Co-Burning

Researchers at the University of Wyoming say a vast number of trees killed by a bark beetle population that is rapidly expanding due to higher temperatures could be sustainably co-fired in coal plants. It’s an important finding, especially as Congress … Continue reading

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