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Full Title: Alternative Transportation Fuels: Natural Gas Implications Author(s): BBI International Publisher(s): INGAA Publication Date: 11/2008 Length: 95 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): In December 2007, the U.S. Congress passed an updated Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) requiring 36 billion gallons...
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Full Title: Assessing the Welfare Effects of US Biofuel Policies Author(s): GianCarlo Moschini, Harvey Lapan, Joseph Cooper and Jingbo Cui Publisher(s): AgBio Forum Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This article assesses the main welfare implications of US policies to support...
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Full Title: Biofuels: Challenges to the Transportation, Sale, and Use of Intermediate Ethanol Blends Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 6/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: U.S. transportation relies largely on...
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Full Title: Cellulosic Ethanol is Getting a Big Boost from Corn, for Now Author(s): Ryan Fitzpatrick Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The federal government has aggressively pursued cellulosic biofuels for...
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The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which was recently amended to address numerous criticisms, is again under fire, this time for its potential effect on food prices. The RFS program requires...
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Full Title: Ethanol Production and Gasoline Prices: A Spurious Correlation Author(s): Christopher R. Knittel and Aaron Smith Publisher(s): University of California Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Ethanol made from corn comprises 10% of US gasoline, up from...
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Full Title: Ethanol’s Lost Promise An Assessment of the Economic Consequences of the Renewable Fuels Mandate Author(s): Energy Policy Research Foundation Publisher(s): Energy Policy Research Foundation Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Under U.S. law, U.S. petroleum refiners and...
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The U.S. EPA finalized amendments to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program that include new renewable fuel production pathways for renewable diesel, renewable naphtha, and renewable electricity (used in electric...
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Full Title: Ex Post Costs and Renewable Identification Number (RIN) Prices under the Renewable Fuel Standard Author(s): Gabriel Lade, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin, and Aaron Smith Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 06/2015 Full...
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Full Title: High Octane Fuels: Challenges & Opportunities Author(s): Jessie Stolark, Katherine Lynn, and Carol Werner Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): While internal combustion engines are more...
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Full Title: National Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Technical Analysis Report Author: Sonia Yeh, Daniel Sperling, Miroslav Batka, Michael Griffin, David R. Heres, Haixiao Hung, Madhu Khanna, Mathew Kocoloski, Paul Leiby, Gouri Shanker Mishra,...
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Full Title: National Commission on Energy Policy's Task Force on Biofuels Infrastructure Author(s): N. Szydlowski (Chair). et al. Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy Publication Date: 4/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 64 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Full Title: Options for Reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard Author(s): Scott McKee and Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the time since the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)...
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Full Title: Renewable Fuel Standard Assessment White Paper: Blend Wall/Fuel Compatibility Issues Author(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Committee on...
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Full Title: Renewable Fuel Standard Assessment White Paper: Energy Policy Author(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Committee on Energy and...
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Full Title: Renewable Fuel Standard Assessment White Paper: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Other Environmental Impacts Author(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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A recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal, co-signed by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.), argues that growing renewable fuel obligations under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) have come into...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): An Overview Author(s): Kelsi Bracmort Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires U.S. transportation fuel to contain a...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): In Brief Author(s): Kelsi Bracmort Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Established by Congress as an amendment to the Clean Air Act, the...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Waiver Authority and Modification of Volumes Author(s): Kelsi Bracmort Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Clean Air Act requires that transportation fuels...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Waiver Authority and Modification of Volumes Author(s): Kelsi Bracmort Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Clean Air Act requires that transportation fuels...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard: Issues for 2014 and Beyond Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Congressional Budget Office Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) establishes minimum volumes of various types of...
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Full Title: The Renewable Identification Number System and U.S. Biofuel Mandates Author(s): Lihong McPhail, Paul Westcott, and Heather Lutman Publisher(s): The US Department of Agriculture Publication Date: 11/2011 Language: English Length: 24 pages, PDF Full...
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The Energy Independence and Security  Act of 2007 includes a renewable fuels standard requiring fuel refiners to blend an increasing amount of advanced biofuels into their gasoline and diesel fuel...
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In November, 2013, EPA announced a highly contentious proposal that lowered the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard targets below their 2013 levels. These targets apply to the amount of renewable fuels...
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A number of scholars, from the left and the right have floated versions of a carbon tax. Henry Paulson has also weighed in, favoring a tax. In theory, a uniform comprehensive...
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