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Chris Prentice

Mar 20 2017

Biofuels credits surge ahead of EPA deadline for 2017 requirements: traders

NEW YORK Prices of compliance credits used by oil companies to meet annual U.S. government biofuels requirements surged on Monday, as traders positioned themselves for the delayed implementation of the rule that set volumes for 2017.

Mar 17 2017

Senators press Trump for details on Icahn's special adviser role

Six U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday stepped up efforts to get more clarity from the White House and chief of the Environmental Protection Agency on Carl Icahn's role as special adviser on regulations to President Donald Trump.

Mar 16 2017

Senators press Trump for details on Icahn's special adviser role

Six U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday stepped up efforts to get more clarity from the White House and chief of the Environmental Protection Agency on Carl Icahn's role as special adviser on regulations to President Donald Trump.

Mar 16 2017

U.S. lawmakers press Trump to deny calls to overhaul biofuels program

NEW YORK More than 20 U.S. senators pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to reject requests from oil refiners to overhaul the U.S. biofuels program, weighing in on a debate that has roiled markets from soybeans to gasoline in recent weeks.

Mar 16 2017

Lawmakers press Trump to deny calls to overhaul biofuels program

NEW YORK More than 20 senators pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to reject requests from oil refiners to overhaul the U.S. biofuels program, weighing in on a debate that has roiled markets from soybeans to gasoline in recent weeks.

Mar 15 2017

New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer

NEW YORK While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting ethanol flew off the tracks, sending fireballs into the sky, while thousands of gallons of the biofuel leaked into the creek below.

Mar 09 2017

U.S. forecaster sees increasing chances of El Niño later in 2017

NEW YORK A U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday that La Niña conditions had disappeared and projected the possibility of El Niño developing later this year, returning after the weather phenomenon wreaked havoc on global crops last year.

Mar 08 2017

Watchdog presses U.S. lawmakers to probe Icahn's role with Trump

A government watchdog group, Public Citizen, said on Wednesday it has asked lawmakers to investigate whether Carl Icahn violated lobbying disclosure laws, a complaint the billionaire investor denied and called a "witch hunt." | Video

Mar 08 2017

Watchdog to ask U.S. lawmakers to probe Icahn's role with Trump

March 8 A government watchdog group, Public Citizen, said on Wednesday it will ask lawmakers to investigate whether billionaire investor Carl Icahn should have been subject to lobbying disclosure laws when he advised President Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. biofuels program.

Mar 03 2017

U.S. ethanol group clashes with Icahn over details of biofuels negotiation

NEW YORK The head of the Renewable Fuels Association says billionaire investor Carl Icahn told him last week President Donald Trump was about to issue an order overhauling the U.S. biofuels program - something both Icahn and the White House have denied.

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