(Posted Tue. Apr 23rd, 2013)

Keywords: Ethanol Biofuels Energy

Apr. 23: Late yesterday, the National Corn Growers Association submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency supporting the Renewable Fuel Standard and incentives issued to auto manufacturers for Flex Fuel Vehicle production. These comments, which were submitted in response to EPA’s Draft Guidance for E85 Flexible Fuel Vehicle Weighting Factors, expressed concern that the Agency’s proposal does not adequately incentivize the automobile manufacturers to continue building FFVs after the 2016 model year. To read the full comments as submitted, please click here. “NCGA’s 38,000 members, along with the nation’s corn farmers, firmly support the RFS and strongly believe that it has successfully increased our country’s energy security while reducing greenhouse gas emissions that would pollute our air,” said NCGA Ethanol Committee Chair Chad Willis, a farmer from Willmar, Minn. “Ethanol can play a key role in working toward further reductions and meeting future energy...