Press Releases

June 2, 2020
SIRE Expands Monarch Habitat Project

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May 27, 2020
IRFA Urges Iowa Legislature to Reauthorize Biofuel Tax Differentials Before Session End

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May 19, 2020
IRFA Thanks Senator Grassley for Biofuels Relief Legislation

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May 12, 2020
IRFA Praises Iowa Leaders for Ensuring Biofuels Included in Latest Round of Economic Stimulus Legislation

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May 7, 2020
IRFA Encourages Iowa Retailers to Apply for USDA Biofuel Infrastructure Program Grants to Add Higher Blends

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April 9, 2020
Green Plains Inc. Delivers 5,000 Gallons of Ethanol to State of Iowa for Hand Sanitizer Production

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April 1, 2020
IRFA Members Make 2nd Donation of Ethanol to State of Iowa for Hand Sanitizer Production

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March 31, 2020
Renewable Energy Group – Newton Seeds Monarch Fueling Station

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March 25, 2020
IRFA: Trump Should Apply 10th Circuit Court Ruling Nationwide

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March 23, 2020
IRFA Members Donate Ethanol and Glycerin to State of Iowa for Hand Sanitizer Production

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March 18, 2020
IRFA Announces Partnership with ISU BioBus

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March 11, 2020
Despite Tough Times, Study Finds Ethanol and Biodiesel Production Continues to Power Iowa’s Economy

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March 6, 2020
IRFA to President Trump: Appealing 10th Circuit Decision Jeopardizes Commitment to RFS, Support in Rural America

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February 28, 2020
USDA Secretary Rolls Out Robust Higher Blends Biofuels Infrastructure Program at Commodity Classic

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February 26, 2020
Senator Grassley Introduces Bill to Crack Big Oil’s Subsidy Advantage

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January 29, 2020
Iowa to Wheeler: Uphold President Trump’s Promise to Protect RFS Blend Levels

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January 28, 2020
Dickinson County Adopts B20 Certification Policy for Diesel Vehicle Procurement

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January 16, 2020
Shaw Says IRFA is Ready and Willing to Work with EPA in 2020

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January 9, 2020
Roundtable to Discuss How Ethanol Can Minimize the Health Risks Posed by Gasoline at the 2020 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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January 7, 2020
USDA Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky to Talk Future of Biofuels at the 2020 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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January 2, 2020
The Power of One: Erin Brockovich to Address 2020 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on Going Head to Head with the Big Boys

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December 30, 2019
4th Annual Pink at the Pump® Campaign Raises over $20,000 for Breast Cancer Research and Patient Support

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December 19, 2019
USDA Foreign Ag Service and U.S. Grains Council to Talk Trade at the 2020 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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December 19, 2019
Trump Administration Turns Back on Certainty for Farmers, Leaves Future of RFS in EPA’s Hands

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December 19, 2019
Quad County Corn Processors Seeds Monarch Fueling Station

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December 18, 2019
Governor Kim Reynolds to Address the 2020 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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December 17, 2019
Congress to Pass Five-Year Extension of Biodiesel Tax Credit

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December 10, 2019
2020 Summit to Tackle the Future of Biofuels Policy

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December 3, 2019
IA Governor Signs Executive Order Directing State Fleets to Purchase B20-Approved Diesel Vehicles

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December 2, 2019
Renewable Fuels Association CEO Geoff Cooper to Deliver Industry Keynote at the 2020 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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November 27, 2019
Over 800 Biofuels Supporters Sign IRFA’s Comments on EPA RFS Rule

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November 26, 2019
Western Iowa Energy Seeds Monarch Fueling Station

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November 12, 2019
Iowa Ag and Biofuels Groups Issue RFS Call to Action: Farmers, Consumers Should Speak up to EPA

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November 7, 2019
Iowa Governor, Senators Demand EPA Fix Proposed RFS Rule to Truly Account for Refinery Exemptions

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November 4, 2019
Rural Leaders Petition President Trump to Uphold Biofuel Promise

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October 30, 2019
IRFA: EPA’s Proposal Fails to Remove SRE Cancer

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October 28, 2019
2020 Summit brings leaders together to Empower, Promote, and Advocate for biofuels’ future.

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October 18, 2019
Ag and Biofuels Groups Thank Gov. Reynolds for Defending Them Against EPA False Narrative

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October 15, 2019
EPA Reneges on Trump’s Biofuels Deal

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October 4, 2019
White House’s RFS Proposal Would Put RFS Back on Track

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September 24, 2019
Iowa Unleaded 88 Retailers Kick-Off 4th Annual Pink at the Pump® Campaign

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August 23, 2019
Absolute Energy Announces Monarch Fueling Station Project

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August 9, 2019
With Unjustified RFS Exemptions President Trump Breaks RFS Promise to Iowa Voters

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July 31, 2019
IRFA Says Ignoring Court Ruling Dashes Biofuels Trust in EPA

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July 29, 2019
Quad County Corn Processors Announces Monarch Fueling Station Project

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July 24, 2019
IRFA: DOE Letter Confirms RFS Exemption Abuse by EPA

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July 15, 2019
Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol following tour of Iowa ethanol supply chain

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July 8, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: IRFA and ACE Cohost Mexican Ethanol Retailer Mission in Iowa this Week

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July 8, 2019
Mexican retailers to tour Iowa ethanol supply chain as a model for Mexico’s emerging fuel market

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July 5, 2019
EPA’s Proposed Annual RFS Volume Rule Undercut by Pending RFS Refinery Exemptions

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June 27, 2019
REG Newton Announces Monarch Fueling Station Project

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June 21, 2019
Western Dubuque Biodiesel Announces Monarch Fueling Station Project

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June 11, 2019
IRFA Thanks Trump for Keeping E15 Promise

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May 31, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: IRFA Hosting Press Call this Afternoon to Respond to EPA’s Year-Round E15 Rule

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May 31, 2019
Trump Administration Keeps E15 Promise

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May 29, 2019
Western Iowa Energy Announces Monarch Fueling Station Project

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April 30, 2019
Keeping Trump’s E15 Promise Should Not Break Trump’s RFS Promise

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April 24, 2019
Iowa Legislature Funds Another Year of Iowa’s Blender Pump Program

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April 17, 2019
Approval of 2018 SREs Would Irreversibly Undermine the RFS

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April 16, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: Secretary Naig and IRFA to Host Press Conference on RFS Exemptions

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April 12, 2019
Shaw to EPA: SREs Hurt Even When You See Them Coming

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April 12, 2019
Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy Seeds Monarch Fueling Station Project

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March 29, 2019
IRFA’s Monte Shaw Says E15 RVP Rule “Long Overdue” at Today’s EPA Hearing

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March 28, 2019
EPA Grants Another Small-Refinery Exemption for 2017

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March 20, 2019
New Study Finds Biofuels Have Crucial Impact on Iowa’s Economy

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February 5, 2019
Senate EPW Committee Vote Moves Wheeler One Step Closer to Top EPA Spot

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January 29, 2019
Shaw Says Iowa Renewable Fuels are “Hurting but Hopeful”

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January 25, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit Only Days Away

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January 17, 2019
2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit to Feature Roundtables on Biofuels Policy and Health Benefits

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January 15, 2019
Governor Reynolds’ Budget Includes $3 Million for RFIP

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January 15, 2019
Former EPA Staffer to Talk RFS at the 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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January 15, 2019
“From Beijing to Baja” The 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit to Discuss Trade

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January 9, 2019
Iowa Ethanol Plants Produce Record-Breaking 4.35 Billion Gallons in 2018

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January 8, 2019
IRFA Welcomes New Policy Director

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January 7, 2019
Governor Reynolds to Highlight Biofuels’ Importance to Iowa at the 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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January 3, 2019
Is the future really electrified? Find out at the 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit!

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January 2, 2019
Iowa Produces 365 Million Gallons of Biodiesel in 2018

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