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Telling Sugarcane Ethanol's Full Sustainability Story

The debate over America’s Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), and the role that advanced biofuels like sugarcane ethanol play in meeting our clean energy goals, has largely focused on what the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) appropriate volume...

Posted January 23, 2014    

Our Holiday Wish List

‘Tis the season for family, friends and holiday wishes. December is also a nice time to reflect back and think ahead to the New Year.In 2013, advanced biofuels continued to flourish, and Brazilian sugarcane producers stayed active in sharing vital...

Posted December 24, 2013    

EPA’s RFS Proposal is a Step Backwards on Clean Energy Path

For over six years, the Brazilian sugarcane industry has worked collaboratively with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. biofuel industry supporting the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Since the beginning of the RFS program, EPA had...

Posted December 5, 2013    

Clearing Up A Few Myths About Brazilian Biofuels Trade

The late U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan is often credited for quipping that everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own facts.  Fresh export data from Brazil reminded me of that saying because it will come as an...

Posted September 19, 2013    

Don't Overlook Sugarcane Ethanol In Renewable Fuels Debate

When the Environmental Protection Agency released the final volumes for the 2013 Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), it ignited the contentious debate over how America can reduce transportation emissions on the road to a clean, renewable fuel future....

Posted September 3, 2013