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POET VP speaks on renewable energy at Bio Conference

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — Renewable energy was the main focus during Doug Berven’s presentation at the Worthington Bio Conference on Friday.
Berven, who has been with POET since 2003 and is now its vice president of corporate affairs, promotes cor…continue reading on dglobe.com

Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — Instead of extracting oil from the ground, one energy business in western North Dakota is using corn grown atop it to produce fuel.
The Red Trail Energy plant in Richardton opened in 2007. It didn’t make complete sense then — it w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Subsidies taken out for biofuel blending gas pumps

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) — Lobbyists opposed to mixing more ethanol in gasoline scored another victory on Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a farm bill with a provision removing subsidies for biofuel blending pumps in rural areas.

The pr…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corn growers worry about price decline if renewable fuel standard sees cut

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mikkel Pates

FARGO, N.D. — Crop farmers in the northern corn belt who have benefited from ethanol targets are putting on a push to save the current renewable fuel standard from proposed cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The prop…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

As others see it: It’s time to step up ethanol support

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ethanol is important in west central Minnesota and across rural America.
That is why it is critical for all citizens to take time to write letters to the federal Environmental Protection Agency by Tuesday, citing their opposition to its proposal to …continue reading on dglobe.com

Iowa gov schedules renewable fuels hearing in Des Moines

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced Monday he will lead a group of state officials from Iowa and the Midwest to host a public hearing allowing citizens outside of Washington, D.C., the opportunity to testify about Rene…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Governors press for Renewable Fuel Standard

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota AgConnection

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has brought together a bipartisan group of six governors to sign on to a letter to President Barack Obama, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and U.S. Secretary of Agri…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Governors press for Renewable Fuel Standard

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota AgConnection

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has brought together a bipartisan group of six governors to sign on to a letter to President Barack Obama, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and U.S. Secretary of Agri…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

When customers bring a small engine to Bruce Trebil for repair, he always asks what type of fuel they use in it.

Trebil has been running Treb’s Small Engine Repair out of his Mitchell home on West Ash Avenue since 2011. He said gasoline that co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

When customers bring a small engine to Bruce Trebil for repair, he always asks what type of fuel they use in it.

Trebil has been running Treb’s Small Engine Repair out of his Mitchell home on West Ash Avenue since 2011. He said gasoline that co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com