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Identification Number Recommendations for Ethanol from the Renewable Fuels Association

Identification Number Recommendations for Ethanol from the Renewable Fuels Association

A challenge for those involved in the transportation of bulk quantities of ethanol and ethanol products is the display of the correct identification number as a package mark on the bulk packaging.  The challenge is primarily due to the number…

Fast Facts About Ethanol and the Hazardous Material Regulations of the PHMSA

Some interesting facts about the Ethanol industry from a brochure distributed by Growth Energy Economic Impact: In 2013, the ethanol industry created and supported nearly 400,000 jobs.  Moving to E15 would create an additional 136,000 jobs. A recent Louisiana State…

New Rules in the Works to Improve the Safety of Bulk Rail Transportation of Ethanol and Bakken Crude Oil

On July 23, 204 the US Department of Transportation announced two new rulemaking proposals – and a Report – issued by the PHMSA (the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, one of many administrations/bureaus within the USDOT).  It is meant…