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Now that the U.S. has weaned itself off of its reliance on liquid fuel from across the ocean, it’s battling a dependency of another kind as the transition from fossil fuels to renewables continues.

Zac Hayburn joined the U.S. Grains Council Sept. 13 as the new global ethanol program coordinator in the council's Washington, D.C., headquarters.

The ethanol market is in trouble. Alan Guebert digs into the markets, politics and science behind the decline of ethanol use.

More than 40 ethanol plants said in a letter sent to President Joe Biden that they support the goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030 and hit net zero by 2050. The list of signatories includes one Ohio ethanol plant, Guardian Lima LLC, in Lima, Ohio.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 in favor of small refineries, making it easier for them to win exemptions from the federal Renewable Fuel Standard program. A week later, a federal appeals court vacated a 2019 rule that allowed the year-round sale of E15 gasoline.

A recent study found that the adoption of E15 gasoline across Ohio would drive new grain demand for farmers and boost household incomes and tax revenue. This news comes at a time as ethanol producers and marketers are trying to show how the biofuel fits into the transition to clean energy.

Alan Guebert weighs in on the allegations against AltEn, an ethanol maker near Mead, Nebraska, and the alleged environmental mess of its biofuels plant.

Alan Guebert details a lesson for rural America, diving into the chemical and ethical cloud now shrouding AltEn, a 25 million-gallon per year ethanol plant.

Ethanol production hit record lows in April when stay-at-home orders were enacted. Learn more about the local impact and where the industry stands today.

John Linder, a fifth-generation Ohio farmer, began his role as president of the National Corn Growers Association Oct. 1.