The Government Accountability Office issued a report on Monday that addresses market and regulatory challenges facing refineries. Read the report here: GAO Report
EPA’s rush to mandate E15 Government Gas could harm consumers and their cars. Click here.
The New York Times April 1, 2014 By: Robb Mandelbaum More than 20 years ago, Tom Robinson, who owns a chain of gas stations in the San Francisco Bay Area, tested a new gizmo at one of his Rotten Robbie locations. “This was before you had multi-grade dispensers and card readers and all those cool […]
Farm Futures April 1, 2014 By: Janell Baum Following a hearing last week with a group of U.S. Representatives and Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy, lawmakers are seeking more information about the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Reps. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., Jim Costa, D-Calif., Steve Womack, R-Ark., and Peter Welch, D-Vt., sent a […]
Scientific American Mar. 31, 2014 By: Tiffany Stecker and ClimateWire The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has for the first time acknowledged the risks of uncontrolled biofuels development, a skepticism that has slowly emerged into the mainstream scientific community, say academics. IPCC’s Working Group II report, released this morning in Yokohama, Japan, indicates that […]
Reuters March 31, 2014 By: Cezary Podkul Last year’s spike in the price of ethanol blending credits cost independent refiners at least $1.35 billion, more than three times as much as the year before, according to a Reuters’ review of securities filings. The tally, which has not been previously reported, is a conservative estimate as […]
The Telegraph By Robert Mendick – March 23, 2014 The United Nations will officially warn that growing crops to make “green” biofuel harms the environment and drives up food prices, The Telegraph can disclose. A leaked draft of a UN report condemns the widespread use of biofuels made from crops as a replacement for petrol […]
The Washington Post By Danielle Douglas March 21, 2014 In a victory for the banking industry, a U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down a district court decision that ordered the Federal Reserve to rewrite its rules governing fees that banks collect each time a debit card is swiped. The ruling reverses a July decision […]