NEWS
Biofuel Backers: Protect RFS
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Apr 8, 2014 03:30 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Former stock-car driver and current NASCAR team owner Richard Childress explained to senators Tuesday that NASCAR race cars perform well with 15% ethanol fuel blends and could even run at 30% blends without problems.

Childress and other supporters of advanced biofuels testified Tuesday before the Senate Agriculture Committee about the need for Congress and the Obama administration to stick with the Renewable Fuels Standard levels for advanced and cellulosic biofuels. Biofuels are staring at proposals by the Environmental Protection Agency to lower the renewable fuel volumes for 2014. At the same time, petroleum companies continue litigation, arguing ...

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
EU May Extend US Biodiesel Duties
Ethanol Stocks at 4-Week High
RFA: Big Oil Blocks Ethanol
Ethanol Blog
EIA: Ethanol Production Hit Record
CBO Examines RFS
Cepea: Brazil's Ethanol Prices Up
Ethanol Stocks Flat
SCOTUS Declines LCFS Ruling Review
Ethanol Blog