Policy & Regulation

August 16, 2022

Velocys: Update on Climate Legislation

BY Velocys Velocys welcomes the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act by the US Congress in relation to key legislation tackling climate change. READ MORE

August 16, 2022

RMI Celebrates Passage of Historic Climate, Clean Energy Bill

BY RMI RMI celebrates the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act - the biggest clime and clean energy bill in US history. READ MORE

August 10, 2022

Dates Announced for 39th Annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine BBI International publicly announced the dates for the 39th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo last week. Next year’s FEW will take place June 12-14, 2023 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. READ MORE

August 09, 2022

Senate passes bill with new SAF, clean fuel, hydrogen tax credits

BY Erin VoegeleThe Senate on Aug. 7 passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 by a vote of 51 to 50 along party lines. Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote. The bill includes a range of provisions benefiting biofuel and bioenergy production. READ MORE

August 05, 2022

1,200+ Voluntary Easements signed by landowners for Summit Carbon

BY Summit Carbon Solutions With over 700 Iowa landowners having signed more than 1,200 voluntary easements in the state, Summit Carbon Solutions has made significant progress in advancing its transformative carbon capture and storage project. READ MORE

August 04, 2022

Agenda Announced for 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference

BY Carbon Capture Magazine The preliminary agenda was announced this week for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo, taking place November 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The conference agenda contains presentations from CCUS industry experts. READ MORE

August 02, 2022

Global CCS Institute welcomes announcement of new CCS taskforces

BY Global CCS Institute The White House Council on Environmental Quality announced the creation of two new taskforces on CCUS which will provide recommendations on increasing the efficiency and equity of CCUS permitting and development. READ MORE

July 29, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Makes Monumental Enhancements

BY Carbon Capture Coalition On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced an agreement on budget reconciliation legislation—the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. READ MORE

July 15, 2022

Biden Administration launches $2.6B funding to slash emissions

BY U.S. Department of Energy The Biden-Harris Administration issued Notices of Intent to fund two programs that will advance carbon capture demonstration projects and expand regional pipeline networks to transport carbon dioxide for permanent geologic storage or for conversion. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

North Dakota's Senator Hoeven makes address at EERC Conference

BY Office of Senator John Hoeven At the Energizing North Dakota’s Future Conference today, Senator John Hoeven outlined North Dakota’s ever-growing leadership in cracking the code on carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS). READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Fuels Institute paper explores the carbon benefits of biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleThe Fuels Institute in June published a new white paper that discusses the carbon benefits of various biofuels. The paper also addresses matters related to policy, feedstocks availability, and vehicle and infrastructure constraints. READ MORE

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