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March 31, 2014
Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong
RICHARDTON — Instead of extracting oil from the ground, one energy business in western North Dakota is using corn grown atop it to produce...
March 31, 2014 - 9:56pm
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Investigators determined that a mechanical failure caused a fire and explosion Monday afternoon at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. A hydraulic pump that controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Monday afternoon,...
March 12, 2014 - 7:40pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol’s rise can mean loss of hunting lands
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at Randy Brown’s Capri Motel with sportsmen eager to bag their limits. But times have changed. The native grasslands and milo crops that used to dot surrounding...
November 27, 2013 - 8:18pm
November 15, 2013
In win for Big Oil, US proposes biofuel mandate cut
Reuters WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed on Friday slashing federal requirements for U.S. biofuel use in 2014, bowing to pressure from the petroleum industry and attempting to prevent a projected fuel crunch next year. The move was seen as a clear win for oil...
November 15, 2013 - 7:51pm
November 12, 2013
The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push
CORYDON, Iowa — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a corn...
November 12, 2013 - 12:16pm
September 27, 2013
E15 now available in four large ND cities
E15 gasoline, which contains 15 percent ethanol, is now available in four of North Dakota's larger cities -- at six PetroServe USA locations in Bismarck, Mandan, Fargo and West Fargo. The blended fuel is approved for cars and light-duty vehicles with a model year of 2001 or later,...
September 27, 2013 - 4:46pm
September 14, 2013
ND politicians receive ethanol advocacy award
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota's entire congressional delegation won recognition for its support of the ethanol industry this year, with the Fueling Growth award from Growth Energy. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer received their awards Tuesday and Growth Energy will present...
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am
August 5, 2013
Construction to start on $150M ND ethanol plant
SPIRITWOOD -- Officials this week plan to start construction on an ethanol plant in southeastern North Dakota that has been in the works for two years. A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled Friday for Minnesota-based Great River Energy's Dakota Spirit AgEnergy plant at Spiritwood. "As...
August 5, 2013 - 9:57am
July 27, 2013
Critics decry ethanol blend switch
The option of filling a vehicle up with regular unleaded gasoline is disappearing quickly in North Dakota and not everyone is happy about it. The continuation of a change that has already happened in many other parts of the country, Peace Garden State service station fuel suppliers...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Oil, corn strengthen ND's contribution to US fuel supply
TAYLOR -- North Dakota's contribution to the domestic fuel supply lies in both its production of oil and corn, farmers learned Tuesday at the Taylor Farm Institute. From oil production predictions to a look into the future and what markets will hold for the price of crops this year,...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 9, 2013
Dakota Spirit AgEnergy gets EPA certification
JAMESTOWN -- North Dakota's congressional delegation applauded Friday the Environmental Protection Agency's certification of a new ethanol plant...
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
EPA, why fine oil firms over fantasy biofuel?
Why does America's economy feel like an SUV running on fumes? The Obama administration's laughably rigid enforcement of a Baby Bush-era ethanol mandate typifies today's regulatory climate. When Uncle Sam governs with a tire iron in his hand, U.S. companies wisely pull off the road...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Solution out there for high gas prices in The Bakken area
Why does North Dakota have five ethanol plants and only one oil refinery for gasoline? I'm sure all those ethanol plants got huge tax incentives and other perks from the feds and state so why can't the state with all the oil money give the same perks to someone (anyone) to build...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Pump up the ethanol: ND blended fuel sales up 97 percent
More people in North Dakota are filling their cars with ethanol-blended fuel, officials said Friday, which has increased sales by 97 percent. "With...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 14, 2012
Supply-demand crunch pinching ethanol industry
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Falling fuel demand, an ethanol oversupply and high corn costs could lead some Midwest biorefineries to cut back or idle production until profit margins improve, industry analysts said. Troy Gavin, general manager of the Midwest Renewable Energy ethanol plant...
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am