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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
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April 22, 2018
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D, is concerned about two major issues that can affect farmers and ranchers this year. One is the farm bill that faces an uncertain future as it's set to expire in September. The other is waivers that some small U.S. refineries have been...
April 22, 2018 - 6:28am
April 13, 2018
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on April 12 announced his support for year-round sales of E15, an announcement cheered by farm groups,...
April 13, 2018 - 2:35pm
April 10, 2018
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Based on his own back-of-the-envelope calculations, Minnesota farmer Kirby Hettver could lose tens of thousands of dollars of earnings because...
April 10, 2018 - 12:14pm
January 29, 2018
Industry leaders optimistic about policy and renewable fuels growth
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Despite low corn prices, farmers are coming off a successful year for policy and growth in renewable fuels. That was...
January 29, 2018 - 6:39am
Trump told Iowa he'd save ethanol. His EPA chief has other ideas
As he sought votes during last year's Iowa caucuses, candidate Donald Trump courted farmers with praise for ethanol and promises that he would...
September 29, 2017 - 7:06am
September 25, 2017
New bill pushes to allow greater ethanol blends
DICKINSON, N.D.—Corn and oil may sound like an unpleasant cocktail, but blending ethanol and gasoline has resulted in savings for consumers...
September 25, 2017 - 6:21pm
July 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans in Congress generally applauded the Trump administration's announcement about the amount of biofuels that must be...
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
March 15, 2017
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
NEW YORK -- While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, March 9, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting...
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
March 10, 2017
Ethanol train derails, bursts into flames in Iowa
NEW YORK -- More than two dozen tank cars hauling ethanol derailed Friday morning, March 10, in northwestern Iowa, causing some to catch fire and sending an unknown volume of the biofuel into a nearby creek, according to the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. There were no...
March 10, 2017 - 1:40pm
February 28, 2017
White House denies Trump order on biofuels program, sows market confusion
The White House on Tuesday, Feb. 28, denied that President Donald Trump planned to issue an executive order to change the national biofuels program,...
February 28, 2017 - 3:24pm
December 3, 2013
Shareholders approve ethanol co-op sale
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Shareholders have approved the sale of Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op in Little Falls. About 650 shareholders voted in the last week on selling the facility to Green Biologics, Inc. It plans to convert the plant to butanol production. The purchase...
December 3, 2013 - 12:01pm
November 5, 2013
Closed Minn. ethanol plant sold
FAIRMONT, Minn. (AP) — Green Plains Renewable Energy says it has bought the BioFuel Energy facility in Fairmont. The ethanol plant has been closed for nearly 14 months. Omaha, Neb.- based-Green Plains also purchased the BioFuel plant in Wood River, Neb. The company says...
November 5, 2013 - 2:43pm
August 24, 2012
Susan Stamper Brown: Obama must waive renewable fuels standard now
President Obama needs to give EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson an ultimatum: Waive the requirement in the Renewable Fuels Standard established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 mandating ethanol blending in motor fuels now, or hit the road, Jack—son.
August 24, 2012 - 1:10am
April 13, 2010
Ethanol TV spots take on big oil companies
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2009
Feds consider upping ethanol levels
ST. PAUL -- Federal officials have until year's end to decide whether gasoline may contain more than the common 10 percent ethanol. If that...
March 19, 2009 - 12:58am