MILITARY VETERANS MORE LIKELY TO WORK IN ETHANOL INDUSTRY

WASHINGTON — A new Department of Energy (DOE) study on employment in the U.S. energy sector shows that America’s ethanol industry employs a significantly larger share of military veterans than any other segment of the energy industry. Nearly one in five ethanol industry employees is a veteran (18.9%), compared to a national average of 7% across…

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WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED THE POINT OF OBLIGATION?

If you’ve been paying attention to ag news this week and last, you’ve undoubtedly heard about something called the Point of Obligation. You probably picked up on the fact that it has to do with ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard. But what is the Point of Obligation (PoO) exactly? Well let’s see if we…

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Costello Participates In Grand Opening Of New Abengoa Ethanol Facility

BELLEVILLE – U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL) today participated in the grand opening of Abengoa Bioenergy’s new ethanol facility, located in River’s Edge, part of the Tri-City Port District.  Abengoa, which is based in St. Louis, is one of the largest international producers of ethanol and the only ethanol producer with production facilities in the United States,…

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