Monthly Conference Call Agenda

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

To:                  State Representatives

From:              Larry Pearce, Executive Director

Subject:           Monthly Conference Call Agenda

The Coalition’s monthly conference call is scheduled for this Friday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 ET, 9:00 MT, and 8:00 PT). Please call 800-747-5150 and enter code 3951076 to join the call. We will discuss the following topics during our call:


2018 RFS Proposed Blending Levels — Doug Durante, Urban Air Initiative and Clean Fuels —Development Coalition

Proposed Rule Hearing, August 1 in Washington

Pruitt’s E10 Reference

Imported advanced ethanol impact on proposed blending levels

EPA’s authority to modify blending levels after 2022

Industry Preparing for August 1 EPA Hearing, AgWired

EPA proposal on biodiesel regulations draws concerns from Nebraska, Iowa ethanol producers, Omaha World Herald

Pruitt Raises Idea of Higher Levels of Ethanol-Free Gasoline, DTN/Progressive Farmer


Revised EV Predictions         

Electric cars to account for all new vehicle sales in Europe by 2035, Guardian

When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You Think, New York Times

Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase Out Conventional Engines, New York Times


Washington UpdateLarry Pearce

            House Appropriations for USDA, EPA, DOE

Ag, Energy Appropriations Bill Passes Out of Committee – Deep Cuts to Bioenergy Programs, EESI

S. 517 Update


Next call 10:00 CT, 11:00 ET, and 8:00 PT Friday, August 18, 2017