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Tyson Foods and Auburn University Partner to Build First Stand-Alone Solar-Powered Poultry House

Dan Energy, Industry News Release, Poultry

Off-the-grid broiler poultry house will be key to informing sustainable energy practices at scale Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), a leader in poultry housing and associated technologies for more than a decade, and Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced the opening of the largest stand-alone solar powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid. The 54-foot …

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Farm Groups Ask President Trump to Support Renewable Fuels Standard

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

A group of six leaders from farm and commodity organizations, including American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, signed a letter to President Donald Trump regarding their support for the Renewable Fuels Standard. The letter is below for your reading. February 26, 2018 The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: While millions of …

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‘Tremendous Progress’ Made Toward Meeting Energy, Environmental, Economic Goals of RFS2

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Ten years ago, Dec. 19, President George W. Bush signed into law the Energy Independence and Security Act, greatly expanding the scope and impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In the decade since passage, significant progress has been made towards greater energy security, cleaner air and boosting local economies, according to a new analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association, …

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Propane Industry Committed to Florida Farmers

Dan Energy

Farmers across Florida are encouraged to learn more about new propane powered equipment and how propane’s versatility on the farm can help cut costs and boost efficiency compared to other farm fuels. Propane Industry Committed to Florida Farmers

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EPA Maintains RFS Point of Obligation Requirement

Dan Energy, Environment, Industry News Release

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided Wednesday to maintain the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Point of Obligation. A Farm Futures Dot Com report notes that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt followed through on a promise to a group of Midwest senators that he would deny a petition from oil refiners to change the point of obligation. He followed through on Wednesday …

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Trump may be Keeping Campaign Promise on Protecting Renewable Fuels Mandate

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

President Trump may be keeping his campaign promise on protecting the nation’s renewable fuels mandate. Administration sources have told various media that the White House ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to hold off on controversial changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard. The move comes after a political backlash from Midwestern lawmakers. Calls to the White House were not immediately returned, …

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Trump Directs EPA to Back Away from RFS Proposals

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Bloomberg reports the White House has told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stand down on proposals that biofuels advocates say threaten the Renewable Fuel Standard. The news comes after Iowa Republican Governor Kim Reynolds spoke with President Trump Wednesday morning over the phone before a planned meeting between the two next week. Reynolds said she made the case for …

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Governors Write Trump Regarding RFS

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Four ethanol-state governors are expressing concerns regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard to President Donald Trump. In a letter, Monday, the governors of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and South Dakota, told the president they were concerned about “where the EPA’s proposed implementation of RFS policy is heading,” and its impact on farmers and the rural economy. The four Republicans urged the president …