Policy & Regulation

June 14, 2022

Doyal, Christianson recognized at 38th annual FEW

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine Randall Doyal and John Christianson were recognized for their longtime service and commitment to the biofuels industry on June 14, 2022 at the world’s largest ethanol conference, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. READ MORE

June 09, 2022

Capturing Carbon, Market Opportunities and Moments

BY Tom Bryan, Ethanol Producer Magazine Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews and contextualizes the feature articles in the publication's July issue, including stories on the merchant CO2 market, onsite carbon sequestration, Homeland Energy's 2-billion-gallon milestone and more. READ MORE

June 07, 2022

Speaker Presentation Ideas Now Accepted for 2022 NCCC

BY Carbon Capture Magazine The call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo (NCCC) taking place Nov. 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The NCCC will accept speaker abstracts through July 8. READ MORE

June 02, 2022

Record-setting Number of Biofuel Producers Set to Attend 2022 FEW

BY BBI International Produced by BBI International, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) is on pace to be the largest biofuels conference since 2009. The event takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. READ MORE

May 26, 2022

DOE Announces $38M to Launch Decarbonization Initiative of Labs

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $38 million to begin decarbonizing four of DOE’s 17 National Laboratories in support of President Biden’s goal to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions no later than 2050. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

Minnesota PUC Confirms Authority of CO2 Pipelines

BY Minnesota Public Utilities Commission The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted they have existing authority to permit the siting of CO2 pipelines. This decision addresses the growing regional demand to capture CO2 from ethanol plants and transport via pipeline. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Skor, Becker, Rastetter to Headline 2022 FEW in Minneapolis

BY BBI International Growth Energy's Emily Skor, Green Plains' Todd Becker and Summit Agricultural Group's Bruce Rastetter will deliver keynote addresses at the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place, June 13-15, 2022, in Minneapolis. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

Biden Administration Announces $2.3 Billion to Cut CO2 Emissions

BY U.S. Department of Energy DOE Launches $2.25B Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Effort to Increase CO2 Storage Sites, Provides Additional $91M to Advance Carbon Management Approaches, Building Next Generation Industries. READ MORE

May 03, 2022

In Depth: Supply Factors

BY Sam A. Rushing Examining Merchant CO2 Sources in the United States READ MORE

May 03, 2022

In Depth: Breaking It Down

BY Bryen Alperin, Gary Blitz, Sarah Grey, Steve Whittaker, John Koenig, John Pierce, and Jason Kuzma Tax Credit Incentives for Carbon Sequestration: Potentially the Most Impactful U.S. Policy to Battle Climate Change READ MORE

May 03, 2022

Opinion: Navigating a Developing Industry

BY Danielle Piekarski

April 27, 2022

New Survey Shows South Dakotan's Belief that Ethanol is Critical

BY Summit Carbon Solutions A broad, bipartisan majority of South Dakotans support the ethanol industry and believe it is critical to the future of agriculture, the health of the state’s economy, and improving environmental outcomes, according to a new survey. READ MORE

April 20, 2022

U.S. DOE Invests $3.5 Million to Improve Programs for Natural Gas

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced $3.5 million for two projects to develop natural gas demand response pilot programs. READ MORE

April 20, 2022

Carbon Capture Coalition Comments on CEQ’s CCUS Guidance Document

BY Erin VoegeleA public comment period on the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s interim guidance on carbon capture, utilization and sequestration closed on April 18. The Carbon Capture Coalition is among the groups that weighed in on the guidance. READ MORE

April 14, 2022

CCM Announces National Carbon Capture Conference Dates

BY Carbon Capture Magazine Produced by Carbon Capture Magazine, the National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo will provide attendees with insight across the industry. The event will take place November 8-9, 2022 in Des Moines, Iowa. Abstracts can be submitted now through July. READ MORE

April 11, 2022

Ottawa Unveils $2.6B Carbon Capture Tax Credit for Energy Sector

BY Amanda Stephenson, The Canadian Press Ottawa is urging oil and gas companies to move quickly to take advantage of a major new tax credit for carbon capture and storage and will allocate $2.6 billion over five years to companies that choose to employ such technology. READ MORE

April 06, 2022

U.S. DOE Releases Strategic Vision that Supports Net-Zero Efforts

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced the release of its Strategic Vision. FECM’s Strategic Vision will enable DOE to make strategic carbon management decisions. READ MORE

March 30, 2022

GSA Lightens Environmental Footprint of its Building Materials

BY U.S. General Services Administration The U.S. General Services Administration has issued new standards for the concrete and asphalt used in nationwide GSA construction, modernization, and paving projects. These standards are the first in the U.S. to apply beyond a local jurisdiction. READ MORE

March 28, 2022

Monolith to Present at Appalachian Hydrogen Conference

BY Appalachian Hydrogen & Carbon Capture Conference The Appalachian Hydrogen & Carbon Capture Conference recently added Anna Wishart, Monolith's Director of Government Affairs & External Relations, to event agenda. The conference will be held April 21, 2022 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. READ MORE

March 23, 2022

Ethanol’s New Ground Game

BY Katie Schroeder, Ethanol Producer Magazine With three CO2 pipelines in development, carbon capture and sequestration is poised to become a transformative force in ethanol production. The industry’s quest for net-zero emissions, in part, depends on it. READ MORE

March 23, 2022

Rising through Partnership: Summit Carbon Solutions

BY Summit Agricultural Group, Ethanol Producer Magazine Summit Carbon Solutions announced a plan to build the world’s largest carbon capture pipeline last year. The project will connect ethanol biorefineries across five states in the Upper Midwest—Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. READ MORE

March 21, 2022

Oil & Gas Leaders Plan for the Decarbonization Impact in Houston

BY Decarbonizing Oil & Gas On April 5-6, leaders from the world's largest oil and gas companies are coming together in Houston, TX to share their insights on reducing emissions and how they’re planning for the operational impact of decarbonization at, Decarbonizing Oil & Gas. READ MORE

March 14, 2022

2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo Agenda Released

BY BBI International Ethanol Producer Magazine announced this week the preliminary agenda for the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) and co-located events taking place June 13-15, 2022, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. READ MORE

March 08, 2022

DOE Publishes Report on CCS Supply Chain Risk

BY Erin VoegeleA report released by the U.S. Department of Energy in February found that the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology poses no significant supply chain risk and will support the U.S. government in achieving its net-zero goals. READ MORE

February 16, 2022

CEQ Issues New Guidance to Responsibly Develop CCUS

BY The White House The White House Council on Environmental Quality delivered new guidance to Federal agencies to help ensure that the advancement of CCUS technologies is done in a responsible manner that incorporates the input of communities and uses the best science READ MORE

February 02, 2022

Summit Carbon Solutions Announces Progress on CCS Project

BY Summit Carbon Solutions Summit Carbon Solutions announced further progress on its CCS project with the filing of its pipeline permit application in the state of Iowa with the Iowa Utilities Board. Summit’s project will connect ethanol biorefineries across 5 Midwest states. READ MORE

February 01, 2022

McPherson County Says Temporary No to CO2 Pipelines

BY Rae YostSummit Carbon Solutions of Iowa has proposed a CO2 pipeline of about 2,000 miles of which about 469 miles that will travel through South Dakota including McPherson County. McPherson County residents do not want the pipeline to be built through there. READ MORE

December 06, 2021

USDA awards $25M loan to Red Trail Energy for CCS project

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA on Sept. 9 awarded a $25 million loan under the Rural Energy for America Program to Red Trail Energy LLC to support the construction of a carbon capture processing and storage facility at the company’s ethanol plant in North Dakota. READ MORE

December 06, 2021

Iowa agency schedules public meetings on proposed CCS pipeline

BY Erin VoegeleA series of public informational meetings is under way in Iowa to inform landowners about a proposed CO2 pipeline under development by Summit Carbon Solutions. The pipeline is part of a CCS project that aims to sequester CO2 from ethanol plants. READ MORE

December 06, 2021

Ag Carbon Accounting—Coupled with CCS—Changes the Game

BY Tom BryanWhile highlighting the potentially transformative impact of coupling carbon capture and sequestration with sound agricultural GHG accounting, Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the feature articles in the publication's November edition. READ MORE