RFA President Bob Dinneen Comments on Senate Domestic Energy Promotion Act

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley today introduced bi-partisan legislation to reform the current Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) while still supporting the domestic ethanol industry.  In this interview, Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen explains what the bipartisan Domestic Energy Promotion Act of 2011 does and how it will benefit the industry, the federal budget and consumers at …

Study Finds Oil Driving Food Prices

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from the Farm Foundation forum and report on “What’s Driving Food Prices?” Featured are Farm Foundation President Neil Conklin, Purdue University economist Wally Tyner, and University of Nebraska public policy analyst Brad Lubben. Full Release

Audio Interview With RFA Chairman

Attached is an audio interview with Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Chairman Chris Standlee, executive vice president of Abengoa Bioenergy. Standlee discusses developments in cellulosic ethanol, disputes with the recent “Science” article studies and the upcoming 13th annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, February 25-27. Full Release

New Study Finds Biotech Plays Role in Meeting Food and Fuel Demand

WASHINGTON (Nov. 20, 2006) — (AgNewsWire) With ethanol demand at record highs and existing strong food use of corn, some experts are wondering where the extra corn will come from. A new study released today by the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy (National Center) suggests that biotechnology plays an important role in meeting this increased demand for corn …