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Franken: EPA May Scale Back Renewable Fuel Cuts

Sen. Al Franken says the Obama administration may scale back projected cuts to ethanol and other renewable fuels production. An Environmental Protection Agency proposal for renewable fuel standards would reduce by almost 3 billion gallons the amounts of ethanol and other biofuels blended into gasoline in 2014 than the law requires.

07/24/2014

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Biofuel Energy Corp. Idles Minnesota Plant

Biofuel Energy Corp. says it is idling its ethanol plant in Fairmont, Minn., until further notice. The plant stopped production last week.

09/24/2012

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High Corn Prices Squeezing Minnesota Ethanol Plants

As the devastating drought continues to force corn prices higher, it’s also pushing one Minnesota ethanol plant to suspend production.

08/14/2012

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Gevo Starts Commercial Production At Minn. Plant

The biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo Inc. has started commercial production of bio-based isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn.

05/24/2012

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Redfield Ethanol Plant To Convert To Butanol Plant

A South Dakota corn ethanol plant will soon be making the transition to producing a fuel additive with a wider variety of uses.

02/24/2012

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Poet Putting Plan For Ethanol Pipeline On Hold

The nation’s largest ethanol company, Poet LLC, announced Friday that it is putting on hold its plan to build a dedicated ethanol pipeline because of the lack of prospects for a federal loan guarantee.

01/20/2012

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Ethanol Co-Op Pleads Guilty To Pollution Charge

An ethanol cooperative in southern Minnesota has pleaded guilty to making false statements under the Clean Air Act.

11/23/2011

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Livestock Farmers Say Ethanol Eats Too Much Corn

Livestock farmers are demanding a change in the nation’s ethanol policy, claiming current rules could lead to spikes in meat prices and even shortages at supermarkets if corn growers have a bad year.

11/23/2011

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Evacuees Home After Derailed Train Cars Drained

Several hundred people have returned to their homes following an evacuation in a southern Minnesota town caused by train derailment.

08/05/2011

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Sen. Franken Talks Clean Energy On WCCO

Sen. Al Franken joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday.

05/04/2011

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Minnesota State Agencies Boost E85 Consumption

Minnesota state agencies have boosted their purchases of E85 fuel nearly tenfold in the last five years.

10/19/2010

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Gordy’s Garage: Gasoline Questions

We were pleased to receive two questions at The Garage recently, and both concern gasoline additives.

09/09/2010

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