News Releases

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Soy Growers to EPA: Raise 2020 RFS and 2021 Biodiesel Volumes

August 5, 2019

ASA Director Matt Stutzman joined National Biodiesel Board (NBB) executives this week to testify at a field hearing hosted by EPA in Michigan, emphasizing that the agency is sending a negative signal to the biodiesel industry by ...


EPA’s Proposed Biofuels Volumes a Big Miss for Soybean Farmers

July 8, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that the biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuels volumes will not grow. In addition, EPA has again failed to account for the significant gallons lost due to Small ...

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