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EPA Moving Down Biofuels’ Policy Checklist

After last week’s EPA announcement on gap year SREs, the agency updated its actions on the SRE waivers, denying more than 50 petitions. There are still 17 left, but those are the petitions that as of July had not been reviewed by the Department of Energy (DOE). All the retroactive petitions denied had been reviewed by DOE. According to a statement by EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler: DOE and EPA thoroughly and carefully evaluated the petitions for those years at that time and EPA has found nothing in those new submissions that would merit a change in those previous decisions. As for those where DOE had recommended a 50 percent retroactive waiver, they were denied because, as Wheeler stated EPA doubts that Congress intended to exemp...

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Forecasting developments in production agriculture

On behalf of a private U.S. agricultural technology provider, WPI’s team generated an econometric model to forecast the movement of concentrated corn production north and west from the traditional U.S. Corn Belt. WPI’s model has subsequently provided quantitative support to a multi-million-dollar investment into short-season corn variety development. WPI’s methodology included a series of interviews with regional grain elevators and seed consultants. Emphasizing outreach and communication with stakeholders who possess intimate sectoral knowledge – on-the-ground insights – is a regular component of WPI’s methodologies, made possible by WPI’s ever-growing network of industry contacts.

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