Renewable Fuel Standard

NAFTA Doubts; FDA to Revoke Soy Protein Heart Disease Claim
With the possible withdraw from NAFTA, but Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says he’s confident of a positive outcome. Farm groups continue to express concern about the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard. FDA lays out the case for why the health claim should be removed from food labeling.
Ag Productivity by 2050 and Budget Without Farm Bill Cuts
The expanding Agriculture productivity is not expanding fast enough to sustainably feed the world by 2050. Fiscal 2018 budget blueprint approved by the House earlier this month included instructions to reduce agriculture spending by $10 billion. EPA abandoning proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel…
Biofuels Feud; Changes in RFS
**Fuels America, a coalition of biofuels advocates, says it has “severed ties” with the Renewable Fuels Association, accusing the group of siding with billionaire investor and refinery owner Carl Icahn in a plan, denied by the White House, that would “permanently de…
Vancouver Grain Terminal and EPA Wins Appeal Over NBB
Canada's G3 Global Holdings has announced it will start construction of a grain terminal at Port Metro Vancouver in March, committing to a project that’s been under consideration since last year.
G3, formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board, is a
partnership of Saudi Arabian agr…
Trump’s EPA Pick Causes Ripples Among Ethanol Interests
Some ethanol interests are understandably concerned about President-elect Trump's selection of Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA, considering his previous opposition to the Renewable Fuel Standard.
But Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Trump's ambassador to China, got his assurances about…

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