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by | Aug 14, 2020

The Implosion of the Nation  It is astonishing that Americans are being treated in 2020 to the rupture of so many sacred institutions of this country that have functioned so well for so long. We knew it could, even would,…

by | Aug 11, 2020

Imagine if the cup of coffee you just bought contained 10 percent not-coffee. Imagine if you weren’t allowed to buy 100 percent coffee — because Starbucks was forced by federal fatwa to sell you 90 percent coffee … plus 10 percent something else. And…

by | Jun 26, 2020

Gas mileage has been a kind of fetish object for the government lo these past 40-something years. But is it really about gas mileage? Or is gas mileage just the excuse for something else — something even more sinister than a handful…

by | Apr 14, 2020

Most of America hasn’t been working for going on a month now because of the coronavirus pandemic — and the “locking down” of most of the country. It might be months before they are allowed by the government to work…

by | Oct 31, 2019

It’s time for the annual congressional fight over the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS. In one corner sit corn farmers and their representatives, who fight tenaciously not just to preserve the RFS but also to expand it. In the other…

by | May 25, 2018

In a major win for American industry, jobs, and our national economy, the Trump White House recently announced that it is modifying a 2007 biofuels-mixing requirement to allow exported fuels to count towards the mandate’s RINs requirements. The compromise was…

by | Mar 9, 2018

On Monday the Trump Administration will be meeting with several Senators to decide whether to reform the long-criticized Renewable Fuel Standard program, which has acted as an artificial regulatory support to ethanol since its extension in 2007. Under the 2007…

by | Mar 9, 2018

On Monday the Trump Administration will be meeting with several Senators to decide whether to reform the long-criticized Renewable Fuel Standard program, which has acted as an artificial regulatory support to ethanol since its extension in 2007. Under the 2007…

by | Jan 14, 2018

Washington On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump embraced the federal mandate for ethanol in fuel — as many politicians, including Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush before him, did in the crush to grab votes in corn-rich Iowa….

by | Nov 1, 2017

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a federal law requiring transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to contain a minimum volume of fuel that is “renewable.” In practice, that has included mixing agricultural products to be burned with the fuel,…

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