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27/3/2014
U.S. energy markets cannot absorb the levels of biofuels required by law to be blended into the fuel supply in 2014, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy said on Thursday, defending a controversial proposal to slash the target for ...   
23/2/2014
The line of headlights begins close to 6 a.m. as trucks and other vehicles file into the $250 million construction project south of this northwest Iowa town of 3,900. Some of the 300 construction workers come from Iowa. But most — with ...   
24/1/2014
Cellulosic biofuels can’t seem to catch a break.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday that it would reconsider the 2013 cellulosic ethanol mandate, which requires oil refiners to blend a specific amount of advanced ...   
13/12/2013
Blending more ethanol into fuel to cut air pollution from vehicles carries a hidden risk that toxic or even explosive gases may find their way into buildings, according to researchers at Rice University. Those problems would likely occur ...   
5/12/2013
Supporters of the renewable fuels industry turned out en masse on Thursday, desperate for the U.S. government to change course after last month announcing a plan to lower the amount of biofuels that must be added to the fuel supply in ...   
17/11/2013
SUMMARY The EPA announced that better fuel efficiency has led to proposed cuts in the amount of ethanol required to be blended into gasoline next year. These changes come amid revelations over the environmental impact of increased U.S. corn ...   
16/11/2013
Barack Obama on Friday backed away from the notion of corn ethanol representing a cure for climate change, as he proposed to cut the amount of ethanol that is blended into the US gasoline supply. The Environmental Protection Agency said ...   
16/11/2013
The Obama administration proposed Friday to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply for the first time, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 is not working as well as expected. While the ...   
15/11/2013
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new standards for the amount of plant-based fuel to be added to gasoline and diesel next year and, for the first time, reduced the mandated volume in response to mounting criticism that the standards ...   
15/11/2013
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed reducing the amount of ethanol that is required to be mixed with the gasoline supply, the first time it has taken steps to slow down the drive to replace fossil fuels with renewable forms of ...   
11/11/2013
The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like ...   
24/10/2013
The Obama administration isn`t giving U.S. refiners enough "wiggle room" to comply with federal renewable fuel mandates, the oil industry`s leading trade group said Thursday. Despite signs that the Environmental Protection Agency is ...   
14/10/2013
With two words, the U.S. environment regulator may be handing oil refiners the biggest win of a long battle to beat back the seemingly inexorable rise of ethanol fuel.In a leaked proposal that would significantly scale back biofuel ...   
11/10/2013
U.S. imports of Brazilian sugar cane ethanol could be cut by more than half if a draft proposal to reduce next year's U.S. biofuel blending mandate is enacted. While the U.S. corn-based ethanol industry has issued the most fierce ...   
11/10/2013
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sought to calm a furor over its apparent proposal to reduce ethanol use in gasoline next year, saying that no final decisions had been made about the contentious mandate. On Thursday, Reuters ...   
10/10/2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed cutting the volume of ethanol that must be blended into U.S. gasoline next year by almost 6 percent to about 13 billion gallons, according to internal EPA documents seen by ...   
25/9/2013
A U.S. senator is pressing the Environmental Protection Agency to release more information on the market used to trade biofuel credits, known as RINs, after suggestions of manipulation by Wall Street banks."I'm concerned about recent ...   
15/9/2013
It was supposed to help clean the air, reduce dependence on foreign oil and bolster agriculture. But a little known market in ethanol credits has also become a hot new game on Wall Street. The federal government created the market in ...   
15/9/2013
It was supposed to help clean the air, reduce dependence on foreign oil and bolster agriculture. But a little known market in ethanol credits has also become a hot new game on Wall Street.The federal government created the market in ...   
5/9/2013
The Environmental Protection Agency has sent its proposal for U.S. biofuel use targets for 2014 to the White House for review, as the agency races to avoid the delays that plagued the renewable fuel program this year. Next year's targets ...   
5/5/2013
Faced with a crop of lemons — too much ethanol, a population of cars not tuned to burn it effectively and a driving public leery of the fuel’s properties — the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to make lemonade.The effort to ...   
21/4/2013
The battle between U.S. ethanol producers and oil companies has reached a turning point, with the winners poised to gain an advantage over the future of the country’s energy mix and the losers forced to cede profits and jobs to their bitter ...   
9/4/2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has consistently over-estimated the prospects for production of advanced biofuels from non-food crops, adding to the impression of a biofuel policy that is out of step with reality. The U.S. ...   
3/4/2013
After getting slammed last summer, ethanol producers are hoping to catch a break--but their fate is far from settled. Bill Pracht has bad memories of last summer. "The drought was so bad here that the corn was just decimated," he recalls ...   
1/4/2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15. This move could come just as widespread support for ethanol, ...   

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