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Andrew Varcoe to Speak at Capitol Hill Briefing on Regulatory Issues Relating to High-Octane, Low-Carbon Fuels

Boyden Gray & Associates partner Andrew Varcoe will be speaking on November 13 on regulatory issues relating to high-octane, low-carbon fuels as part of a Capitol Hill panel briefing, sponsored by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI), for congressional staffers and others. The briefing will examine how high-octane, low-carbon fuel can facilitate compliance with fuel efficiency and emissions standards,…

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BG&A Urges EPA To Update its Greenhouse Gas Lifecycle Analysis for Corn Ethanol

On behalf of the Urban Air Initiative, Clean Fuels Development Coalition, 25x’25 Alliance, Nebraska Ethanol Board, and Nebraska Ethanol Industry Coalition, Boyden Gray & Associates filed comments on EPA’s Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard Rule for 2018, asking EPA to revise its outdated 2010 lifecycle analysis for corn ethanol. In its comments on the Proposed Rule, BG&A highlighted a recent USDA…

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BG&A’s Adam Gustafson To Speak on “Shifting to High Octane Fuel” at Ethanol Conference

Adam Gustafson will speak at the annual conference of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) on Thursday, in Omaha, Nebraska. He will discuss the regulatory opportunities and challenges that confront the auto industry and others who seek to make low-cost, high-octane fuel a commercial reality nationwide. Mr. Gustafson will be joined by Brian West, Deputy Director of the Oak Ridge…

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BG&A Asks EPA To Repeal and Replace Anti-Competitive Fuel Rules

On behalf of the Urban Air Initiative and a coalition of environmental organizations, renewable fuel producers, and farm boards, BG&A filed comments with EPA’s Regulatory Reform Task Force concerning its evaluation of existing regulations. BG&A’s comments ask EPA to repeal and replace specific outdated rules that have hindered the development of clean, high-octane gasoline-ethanol blends. The comments identify five different sets of EPA…

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BG&A Files Comments on EPA’s Proposed REGS Rule

On behalf of the Urban Air Initiative and a coalition of environmental organizations, renewable fuel producers, and farm boards, BG&A filed comments on Thursday, concerning EPA’s Proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support Rule, which would regulate the sale of ethanol-gasoline fuel blends. BG&A’s comments ask EPA to correct its erroneous interpretation of the “sub-sim” law, section 211(f) of the Clean…

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BG&A Files Request for Correction on Behalf of Kansas and Nebraska, Calling on EPA to Fix Flawed Emissions Model

On January 19, 2017, the States of Kansas and Nebraska, joined by the Energy Future Coalition and Urban Air Initiative, filed a formal Request for Correction of Information, petitioning EPA to withdraw false estimates of ethanol’s emissions effects. For years, EPA has required States to rely on inaccurate emissions factors predicting that ethanol increases pollution, even though ethanol’s pollution reducing…

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