Latest Ethanol fuel News

8 Midwest states seek permanent waiver to sell E15 gas

Apr. 28, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governors from eight Midwest states asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for a permanent waiver that will allow each state to continue selling ethanol-blended gas year-round without restriction. The EPA’s decision last week to suspend...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Apr. 18, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. April 14, 2022. Editorial: Change in ethanol rules is welcome, will help Nebraska and Iowa Nebraska and Iowa got some good news this week when President Joe Biden announced that he was waiving rules that restrict ethanol blending. As...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Apr. 18, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. April 15, 2022. Editorial: Sex trafficking sentencing indicative of larger problem Two months ago, when law enforcement executed a two-day sting operation in Dubuque netting 11 arrests for prostitution, there were those who questioned the...

Biden waiving ethanol rule in bid to lower gasoline prices

Apr. 12, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

MENLO, Iowa (AP) — With inflation at a 40-year high, President Joe Biden journeyed to corn-rich Iowa on Tuesday to announce a modest step aimed at trimming gasoline prices by about a dime a gallon at a limited number of stations by waiving rules that restrict ethanol blending. His...

EXPLAINER: Why Biden is allowing more ethanol in gasoline

Apr. 12, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday his administration will suspend a federal rule that bars higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during the summer. The move, which Biden announced during a visit to Iowa, is intended to tamp down prices at the pump that have spiked during...

Nebraska advances $1M for study of troubled ethanol plant

Mar. 31, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could spend up to $1 million to study the long-term health and environmental consequences of a troubled ethanol plant under a bill that lawmakers advanced Thursday. Lawmakers gave the measure first-round approval on a 34-4 vote. The...

Oil driller invests in carbon-capture pipeline for Midwest

Mar. 02, 2022 15:39 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s biggest oil driller said Wednesday it will commit $250 million to help fund a proposed pipeline that would gather carbon dioxide produced by ethanol plants across the Midwest and pump it thousands of feet underground for permanent storage. ...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Feb. 28, 2022 15:52 PM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. February 27, 2022. Editorial: Iowa lawmakers need not ‘fix’ county supervisor districts When it comes to a bill in the Iowa Legislature that would change how Dubuque County residents elect supervisors to the county board, lawmakers are...