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Supplemental Proposed Rule: It Does Account for SREs…But with a Loophole?

October 15, 2019

Washington, D.C. Oct. 15, 2019. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) supplemental proposed rule would indeed estimate future exempted Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumes, but not as a 3-year rolling average based on actual volumes previously ...

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Soy Growers Pleased with Administration’s New RFS Agreement

October 4, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced a supplemental proposed rule to the recently announced 2020 Renewable Volume Standards and the Biomass-based Diesel Volume for 2021. EPA will ...

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ASA Submits Comments on RFS Proposed Volumes for 2020/2021

August 28, 2019

ASA this week called for EPA to increase biomass-based diesel volume requirements for 2021, increase Advanced Biofuel volumes for 2020 and to begin restoring the billions of gallons of demand that have been waived through ...

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Biodiesel on the Ropes after EPA Punches, But Support Leaves Soy Hopeful

August 22, 2019

Washington, D.C. August 22, 2019. It’s a federal program designed to increase markets for American farmers, decrease U.S. dependency on foreign oil, and curb the carbon footprint through reduced emissions. Yet, the Renewable Fuel Standard ...

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More Waivers, More Woes for Struggling Soy Markets

August 12, 2019

Amidst what now seems an unending trade war in which soy growers are caught in the middle, farmers of the U.S.’ number one export crop received another blow late in the week. The Environmental Protection ...

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