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August 8, 2014
LETTER: Bad business to believe EPA lies about ethanol
August 8, 2014 - 1:31pm
July 20, 2014
Becky Pitz, at right, gives a tour recently of the Poet biorefining plant north of Mitchell, near Loomis. Pitz is general manager of the plant. (Sean Ryan/Republic)
Mitchell Poet plant’s manager proud of company’s mission, people
July 20, 2014 - 10:50pm
April 21, 2014
Ethanol blend to be tested in SD state vehicles
April 21, 2014 - 7:59am
April 2, 2014
Rail cars transport oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields early in 2013. Demand to transport oil has rippled through the railroad industry and caused delays in shipping of grain and ethanol. (File photo)
SD delegation presses railroads for better service
April 2, 2014 - 11:53pm
March 16, 2014
LETTER: Continue support of renewable fuels
March 16, 2014 - 12:32pm
LETTER: Bring back ethanol’s winning vision in SD
March 16, 2014 - 12:29pm
March 6, 2014
SD to begin using E15 in state-owned vehicles
March 6, 2014 - 7:02pm
January 30, 2014
Subsidies taken out for biofuel blending gas pumps
January 30, 2014 - 6:59am
January 28, 2014
Corn growers worry about price decline if renewable fuel standard sees cut
January 28, 2014 - 6:35am
January 13, 2014
Iowa gov schedules renewable fuels hearing in Des Moines
January 13, 2014 - 7:48pm
December 23, 2013
Governors press for Renewable Fuel Standard
December 23, 2013 - 8:35pm
December 18, 2013
Bruce Trebil, owner of Treb’s Small Engine Repair, replaces a carburetor on a snow blower at his shop Wednesday in Mitchell. Non-ethanol gasoline for older small engines like snow blowers is becoming more difficult to find because of the increased use and lower price of ethanol-blended gasoline. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines
December 18, 2013 - 8:11pm
December 13, 2013
LETTER: SD should lead the way for clean air
December 13, 2013 - 9:56pm
December 8, 2013
Renewable fuel backers try to change EPA’s mind at hearing
December 8, 2013 - 9:23pm
November 27, 2013
A tractor sits in a field of milo near Fairbury, Neb., on Nov. 13. Pheasant hunting has long been a pastime in the region and once drew hundreds of weekend hunters eager to bag their limit. But the native grasslands and milo crops that used to dot surrounding Jefferson County have been overtaken by corn and soy crops. Neither provides the shelter that wildlife once enjoyed. (AP Photo/Dave Weaver)
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm