Results tagged charles+drevna

The Motley Fool: 3 Powerful Graphs Behind the Food-vs.-Fuel Debate

Food Costs Are Eating American Family Budgets provide a powerful backdrop for the food-vs.-fuel debate.

The Daily Caller: Industries spar over the future of renewable fuel subsidies

Industries as wide-ranging as oil refiners, biofuel manufacturers, chain restaurants and chicken farmers sparred over the future of the federal ethanol mandate Tuesday.

Daily Caller: Soaring renewable fuel costs spark new fight over ethanol mandate

Refiners are hesitant to blend more than 10 percent ethanol into the fuel supply over safety concerns. Skyrocketing renewable fuel credit prices indicate that the industry is nearing the limits of what it can blend, or the “blend wall.”

Fuel Fix: Renewable fuel standards distort markets, critics say

Most domestic ethanol is made from corn, but imports of cheaper, sugar-based ethanol from Brazil have cut into demand for ethanol from domestic producers.

Press Release: AFPM Applauds Bill to Reverse EPA’s Illegal Approval of E15

EPA chose to prematurely issue a series of fuel waivers to allow E15 to be used in vehicles manufactured after 2001, despite compelling evidence that the fuel will be costly and potentially dangerous for consumers.

Press Release: RFS Legislation Modification a Welcome Common Sense Approach

Despite three successive years of aggressive mandates, zero gallons of cellulosic biofuels were produced in 2010 and 2011, and only 1,741 in 2012. EPA continues to mandate millions of gallons, forcing refiners to write EPA a check to comply with a mandate they would otherwise be unable to meet.

Fuel Fix: Unusual allies fight renewable fuel standard

Humanitarians, environmentalists, farmers’ advocates and refiners on Monday came together to demand changes to a renewable fuel mandate they said is wiping out wetlands and driving food costs higher.

Press Release: Court Strikes Down Cellulosic Biofuel Mandate – Finds EPA Exceeded Statutory Authorit

In a decision that questions the motivation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today vacated EPA’s 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate, concluding that its biased forecast was in ‘excess of the agency’s statutory authority.’

News Release: EPA’s Decision to Increase 2013 Biomass Diesel Volumes Will Cost Consumers Billions

Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision today to increase bio-based diesel volumes to 1.28 billion gallons in 2012.

AOL Energy: Oil Refiners Launch Counter Offensive on Obama’s ‘War on Fossil Fuels’

America's oil refiners are preparing to intensify efforts to press the federal government to drop mandates to encourage the development of advanced biofuels and counter the Obama administration's "war on fossil fuels."

Press Release: AFPM Criticizes EPA’s Decision to Continue Advancing Phantom Fuel Mandate

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, American Petroleum Institute and Western States Petroleum Association jointly filed a petition requesting that the EPA waive the 2011 cellulosic biofuel volume mandate in its entirety due to a non-existent domestic supply of the fuel.