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Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
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Friedrick 60th anniversary
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April 21, 2014
Ethanol blend to be tested in SD state vehicles
Governor: E15 fuel will be available for state vehicle fleet on 6-month trial.
April 21, 2014 - 7:59am
April 2, 2014
SD delegation presses railroads for better service
North Dakota's oil boom and a tough winter are straining railroad companies past their limits, and South Dakota farmers and ethanol plants are...
April 2, 2014 - 11:53pm
March 16, 2014
LETTER: Continue support of renewable fuels
To the Editor: As general manager of POET Biorefining-Mitchell, I wanted to take this opportunity to urge your continued support of biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard and provide an issue update. We employ 43 team members, purchased more than 22 million bushels of...
March 16, 2014 - 12:32pm
LETTER: Bring back ethanol’s winning vision in SD
The Environmental Protection Agency’s tier three rules reveal some very sobering news for South Dakota’s agricultural economy. The EPA projects no growth for ethanol production or E30 use through 2030.
March 16, 2014 - 12:29pm
March 6, 2014
SD to begin using E15 in state-owned vehicles
PIERRE (AP) — Part of the state's vehicle fleet will begin using a blend of gasoline and ethanol as fuel. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Thursday announced that the state will launch a six-month test period during which some vehicles will be fueled on E15. The state...
March 6, 2014 - 7:02pm
January 30, 2014
Subsidies taken out for biofuel blending gas pumps
(Reuters) — Lobbyists opposed to mixing more ethanol in gasoline scored another victory on Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a farm bill with a provision removing subsidies for biofuel blending pumps in rural areas. The provision, tucked into page 735 of...
January 30, 2014 - 6:59am
January 28, 2014
Corn growers worry about price decline if renewable fuel standard sees cut
By Mikkel Pates FARGO, N.D. — Crop farmers in the northern corn belt who have benefited from ethanol targets are putting on a push to save the current renewable fuel standard from proposed cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency. The proposal would cut the 2014 corn ethanol...
January 28, 2014 - 6:35am
January 26, 2014
SD delegation fights changes to ethanol standard
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — As a deadline nears for comments, South Dakota's congressional delegation is pushing the Obama administration to reverse course on proposed changes that would significantly reduce the amount of ethanol in the country's fuel supply. The...
January 26, 2014 - 10:58pm
January 13, 2014
Iowa gov schedules renewable fuels hearing in Des Moines
The White House, EPA administrator and USDA Secretary Vilsack each declined the invitation.
January 13, 2014 - 7:48pm
December 23, 2013
Governors press for Renewable Fuel Standard
Bipartisan group including Daugaard sends letter to feds.
December 23, 2013 - 8:35pm
December 18, 2013
Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines
When customers bring a small engine to Bruce Trebil for repair, he always asks what type of fuel they use in it. Trebil has been running...
December 18, 2013 - 8:11pm
December 13, 2013
LETTER: SD should lead the way for clean air
To the Editor: South Dakota can set a new national precedent that protects our children’s health, lowers medical costs across the nation, plus can increase ethanol prices to their octane value, decrease gasoline prices, stimulate our economy and bust the blend wall, thus oil’s...
December 13, 2013 - 9:56pm
December 12, 2013
Ethanol profit margins hit records
High numbers seen despite looming cut to federal biofuels program.
December 12, 2013 - 7:08am
December 8, 2013
Renewable fuel backers try to change EPA’s mind at hearing
Industry supporters want feds to keep supporting biofuels.
December 8, 2013 - 9:23pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at...
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm