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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 6 items )  

American Coalition for Ethanol Reaction to EPA's Supplemental Proposal to 2020 RVO
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 15 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a supplemental rulemaking to its proposed 2020 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), following an Oct. 4 White House announcement that the EPA will seek comment on 'actions to ensure that more than 15 billion gallons of conventional ethanol be blended into the nation's gasoline fuel supply beginning  more

American Energy Alliance: Voters to Congress - Make a U-Turn on Special Vehicle Preferences
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- The American Energy Alliance issued the following news release: * * * - Latest AEA polling shows voters in Michigan, South Dakota, and Maine overwhelmingly distrust the federal government to make decisions about what kinds of vehicles should be subsidized or mandated. * * * As some in Congress are attempting to extend the federal electric vehicle tax credit, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) today released the results of three more state surveys conducted by MWR Strat  more

American Football Coaches Association: South Dakota State Takes Down Youngstown State in Top 20 Matchup
WACO, Texas, Oct. 14 -- The American Football Coaches Association issued the following news: Down 14-3 at halftime, South Dakota State scored 35 points in the second half to beat Youngstown State, 38-28. The Jackrabbits hold onto their No. 3 ranking in the AFCA FCS Coaches' Top 25 Poll while the Penguins dropped only one spot despite their second straight loss, from 17 to 18. North Dakota State continued their winning ways, dominating then-No. 10 Northern Iowa, 46-14, and moving its record to   more

Ringneck Energy Joins Renewable Fuels Association as Newest Producer Member
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- The Renewable Fuels Association issued the following news release: Ringneck Energy of Onida, S.D. has joined the Renewable Fuels Association as its newest producer member, the association announced, with CEO Walt Wendland being elected to the RFA Board of Directors at the association's recent annual meeting in Minneapolis. Ringneck's plant near Onida recently opened, with an estimated capacity of 80 million gallons of ethanol each year, produced using 29 million bushels   more

South Dakota Biotech Announces Annual Awards, Board Members
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 14 -- The South Dakota Biotech Association issued the following news release: South Dakota Biotech, the state affiliate of the Biotech Industry Organization, has honored two key leaders in advancing the state's biotech industry with its sixth annual awards for excellence. Dave Link has been named the 2019 recipient of South Dakota Biotech's LIVE award, recognizing Leadership, Innovation, Vision and Excellence. A veteran health care leader who has spent his care  more

South Dakota Department of Tourism and 'The Pheasant Capital' Support Pheasants Forever Through 2022 as Renewing National Sponsor
ST. PAUL, Minnesota, Oct. 17 -- Pheasants Forever issued the following news release: The South Dakota Department of Tourism has renewed their national sponsorship with Pheasants Forever through 2022 in support of the organization's landscape-level habitat initiatives which support South Dakota's economy and status as "The World's Pheasant Capital." Through this innovative partnership, the department markets to the largest collection of upland hunters in the nation, while providing direct moneta  more