Press Releases

August 17, 2021
Iowa Biofuels Tour Makes New Stop at Verbio RNG Plant

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August 10, 2021
Senate Infrastructure Bill’s Tunnel Vision on Electric Vehicles Misses Carbon Reduction Opportunity with Biofuels

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July 2, 2021
IRFA Disappointed by DC Circuit Court Decision on Year-Round E15

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June 25, 2021
IRFA Disappointed by Supreme Court Decision on RFS Exemptions

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June 23, 2021
IRFA Thanks Gov. Reynolds for Leadership on Carbon Sequestration Efforts

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June 21, 2021
IRFA Members Celebrate Flourishing of Monarch Habitat During Pollinator Week

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May 4, 2021
IRFA to EPA Administrator Regan: Not just a transition, biofuels are the net carbon negative fuel of the future

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April 19, 2021
IRFA, ICGA, and IFBF Submit Comments to EPA on E15 Labeling and Underground Storage Tank Compatibility

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March 31, 2021
IRFA Thanks Iowa Attorney General for Leading Effort to Support Renewable Fuel Standard Before the U.S. Supreme Court

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March 10, 2021
IRFA Congratulates Michael Regan as Next EPA Administrator

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March 10, 2021
Senator Grassley Introduces Bill to Crack Big Oil’s Subsidy Advantage

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February 23, 2021
IRFA Congratulates USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

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February 22, 2021
IRFA Praises EPA Decision to Enforce 10th Circuit Court Decision on RFS Exemptions

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February 15, 2021
Study Finds the Iowa Biofuel Standards Legislation Will Grow Iowa’s Economy, Boost State and Local Tax Revenue

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February 12, 2021
Elite Octane Joins Iowa Renewable Fuels Association

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February 8, 2021
Iowa Biofuel Standards Legislation Will Help Grow Iowa

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February 4, 2021
IRFA Thanks Governor Reynolds, Secretary Naig for Recognizing Biofuels’ Role in Iowa’s Economic Recovery

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February 2, 2021
Study Finds Biofuels Positive Impact on Iowa Economy Remains Strong, But Reduced by Market Challenges

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January 26, 2021
Shaw: Iowa Biofuels Industry is “Battered, But Battling”

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January 25, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY: 2021 Virtual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit Tomorrow

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January 21, 2021
Triple Whammy of RFS Abuse, Closed Global Markets, and COVID-19 Leads to Significant Reduction in Iowa Ethanol Production in 2020

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January 19, 2021
Two Roundtables to Tackle New Opportunities at Renewable Fuels Summit

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January 18, 2021
Iowa Biodiesel Production Up in 2020 Despite COVID-19 Headwinds

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January 15, 2021
Last Minute “Catch All” Proposed Rule by Trump EPA is a mixed bag for biofuels

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January 12, 2021
USDA Chief Economist and Senator Daschle Join Biofuels Leaders at Summit to Discuss Policy and Markets

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January 6, 2021
Governor Kim Reynolds to Address the 2021 Virtual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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December 10, 2020
Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack Tapped to Return as USDA Secretary Under Biden Administration

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December 10, 2020
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor to Deliver Industry Keynote at the 2021 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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November 10, 2020
Register Today for the 15th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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October 27, 2020
Iowa Federal Candidates Take United Stance Against Anti-Biofuels Legislation

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October 22, 2020
IRFA, IBB Urge Iowa Candidates to Take a Stand Against Anti-Biofuels Legislation

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October 8, 2020
USDA Announces $22 Million in Biofuel Infrastructure Grants

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September 14, 2020
President Trump’s Denial of “Gap Year” RFS Refinery Exemption Requests is Great News for Biofuels Producers, Farmers, and RFS Integrity

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September 3, 2020
IRFA PAC Announces 2020 Champion of Renewable Fuels Awards for Iowa Legislature

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September 2, 2020
With Brazilian Export Market in Jeopardy, Trump Should Immediately Restore Domestic Market by Denying Unjustified RFS Exemptions

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August 25, 2020
Governor Reynolds and Secretary Naig Announce New Grant Opportunities for Iowa Fuel Retailers to Add Biofuel Blends

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August 25, 2020
Governor Reynolds Announces Relief for Iowa Biofuels Producers

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June 30, 2020
Providing Much Needed Boost to Beleaguered Biofuels Producers, Governor Reynolds Signs Biofuel Tax Differential Extension into Law

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June 14, 2020
IRFA Applauds Iowa Legislature for Funding Iowa’s Biofuel Infrastructure Program

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June 12, 2020
Absolute Energy Seeds Monarch Fueling Station

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June 11, 2020
Western Dubuque Biodiesel Completes Seeding of Monarch Fueling Station

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June 4, 2020
Iowa Legislature Reauthorizes Biofuel Tax Differentials

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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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