NEWS
SCOTUS Setback for Ethanol
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Jul 1, 2014 07:07 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Midwest corn ethanol's possible inroads into a potential 1.4-billion-gallon California market suffered its biggest defeat yet when the U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it would not hear a case brought by the industry against the state's low-carbon fuel standard.

The legal challenge started in 2009 when ethanol interest groups Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association sued to stop the implementation of California's low-carbon fuel standard. That standard has been said to violate the interstate commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution by essentially restricting Midwest ethanol from the California market.

The lawsuit alleged the state's LCFS violated ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Ethanol Blog
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments