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More Investment in Brazilian Biofuels

Posted in Energy on Friday, December 14th, 2012. No comments yet
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Production of biofuels continues to be impacted by government policy around the globe. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the alternative energy and metals and mining industry teams, highlights recent developments in the U.S. and Brazilian ethanol markets. A couple of weeks ago, Alan Novak wrote a piece about crude oil vs. ethanol in Brazil. […]

Ethanol Challenges-Is Recent North Dakota Plant Closing a Harbinger?

Posted in Energy on Friday, June 22nd, 2012. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Douglas Morris of the alternative energy industry team analyzes the implications of a recent ethanol plant closing. This past winter, Archer Daniel Midlands Company announced that it would be closing its Walhalla, North Dakota ethanol plant and, in April, it shuttered operations at the site. In a Wall Street Journal article last week, Ethanol’s […]

Changes to the Ethanol Tax Structure

Posted in Energy on Friday, January 13th, 2012. One comment so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Douglas Morris of the alternative energy industry team shares his thoughts on the impact on recently expired US ethanol tariffs. This just in, there is a budget battle going on in Washington, DC. Okay, so the budget disagreements on the Hill are not news, but something once thought nearly impossible, […]

Ethanol in the Budget Spotlight

Posted in Energy, Regulatory Compliance on Friday, June 24th, 2011. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, who leads the alternative energy industry team, highlights some of the recent happenings with regard to U.S. federal budget discussions and their impact on the ethanol production industry: The pending expiration of a long-standing ethanol support mechanism, the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC), presents a significant challenge for the U.S. ethanol […]