Better times ahead for biofuel


After a very difficult year in 2019, biofuel leaders say they are starting to see signals of better times for ethanol and biodiesel makers in 2020 and beyond.

Domestic demand for biofuels appears ready to rise, thanks to the approval of year-round sales of E15 and increased efforts by states to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the biofuel leaders said last week at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit in Altoona. At the same time, recent trade agreements should help boost the export demand for U.S. biofuels, according to Steve Censky, deputy U.S. Agriculture Secretary,...

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