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February 19, 2017
Oil rigs in western North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Gas prices expected to make springtime increase soon
February 19, 2017 - 5:37pm
January 10, 2017
Bushmills Ethanol plans expansion pending MPCA review
January 10, 2017 - 10:53pm
August 23, 2016
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A recent court decision requires the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company to honor a contract making the Glacial Plains Cooperative its exclusive grain handler.
Judge orders Benson ethanol company to comply with grain handling contract
August 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
April 11, 2016
BNSF says human error caused derailment that spilled ethanol into the Mississippi
April 11, 2016 - 11:08am
March 8, 2016
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AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
March 8, 2016 - 8:41am
March 1, 2016
Midwest Opinion: Ethanol support may have outlived usefulness
March 1, 2016 - 1:00am
June 23, 2015
Tank cars sit on railroad tracks in front of a Granite Falls Energy ethanol tank. Weak crude oil prices and strict safety measures have led some companies to convert tank cars to carry corn-based biofuel instead. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Once shunned for oil, ethanol returns to the rails
June 23, 2015 - 11:15pm
April 24, 2014
Editorial: Tanker car danger is a serious problem
April 24, 2014 - 7:00am
April 17, 2014
Buffalo Lake ethanol plant’s new owners will pay penalty for previous wastewater violation
April 17, 2014 - 5:00am
March 19, 2014
The Minnesota Corn Growers and Minnesota Department of Agriculture rallied support to send nearly 100,000 letters to the EPA in opposition to a reduction in the Renewable Fuel Standard. Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson, right, and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar are shown with a stack of letters during a rally on the issue held last January at the Bushmills Ethanol plant 
in Atwater. Tribune file photo
Congressman hopeful EPA will not cut Renewable Fuel Standard by 10 percent
March 19, 2014 - 11:06pm
March 18, 2014
Bushmills Ethanol General Manager Erik Osmon said a new water treatment system will allow the ethanol production facility near Atwater to reduce its overall water usage by a third. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
With new discharge system, Bushmills Ethanol expects to shrink its water usage
March 18, 2014 - 6:00am
March 11, 2014
The Fergus Falls Fire Department received an initial report of a fire in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant just before 4:30 p.m. Monday. (Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service)
Fire breaks out at Fergus Falls ethanol plant
March 11, 2014 - 7:30am
January 20, 2014
Doug Peterson, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, urged ethanol supporters to fight against a reduction in Renewable Fuel Standard. He was among over 60 people who gathered at the Bushmills Ethanol plant near Atwater to meet with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Klobuchar, ethanol supporters rally in Atwater ahead of EPA decision
January 20, 2014 - 11:40pm
January 14, 2014
Dave Frederickson, Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture, visits the Granite Falls Energy ethanol plant Tuesday as part of a campaign to urge EPA Director Gina McCarthy to drop a proposal to reduce the Renewable Fuel Standard by 10 percent. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Ethanol producers campaign against proposed cut to Renewable Fuel Standard
January 14, 2014 - 11:09pm
October 30, 2013
First E15 station opens in Minneapolis
October 30, 2013 - 4:33pm