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ACE sends letter to Senators wanting confirmation of year-round E15 and reallocation of RINs

ACE sends letter to Senators wanting confirmation of year-round E15 and reallocation of RINs

January 29, 2019 |

In South Dakota, American Coalition for Ethanol sent a letter to U.S. Senators Tuesday encouraging they secure tangible documentation on two critically important ethanol issues from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler before casting their confirmation vote: finalizing a legally-defensible Reid vapor pressure (RVP) rule to allow E15 use year-round before the summer driving season, […]

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ACE calls on EPA acting administrator to push through year-round E15 rules

ACE calls on EPA acting administrator to push through year-round E15 rules

January 10, 2019 |

In Washington, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after President Donald Trump formally nominated Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Wheeler currently serves as EPA Acting Administrator and will need to be confirmed by a majority vote in the U.S. Senate: “We […]

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When the going gets tough… The tough go to Mexico?

When the going gets tough… The tough go to Mexico?

January 1, 2019 |

In Washington, ACE continues to work with automakers on high-octane fuels as one of the founding members of the Ag Auto Ethanol (AAE) alliance. ACE helped the AAE infrastructure and communications team create an “unbranded” retailer handout, patterned after flexfuelforward.com. The handout will be available by the end of the year. And as our opponents […]

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ACE was key to getting carbon sequestration farming techniques into 2018 Farm Bill

ACE was key to getting carbon sequestration farming techniques into 2018 Farm Bill

December 27, 2018 |

In Minnesota, the Star Tribune newspaper reports that the new $25 million program under the recently-signed Farm Bill that encourages farmers to experiment with low-till and no-till farming methods came about as a result of the American Coalition for Ethanol working together with the National Corn Growers Association and the Natural Resources Defense Council working […]

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ACE releases white paper highlighting low carbon benefits of corn ethanol

ACE releases white paper highlighting low carbon benefits of corn ethanol

August 20, 2018 |

In Minnesota, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the official release of a White Paper entitled “The Case for Properly Valuing the Low Carbon Benefits of Corn Ethanol,” coinciding with a general session panel at the 31st annual ACE conference in Minneapolis which highlighted the paper in a discussion on updates to lifecycle modeling […]

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ACE releases controversial video discussing challenges of E15

ACE releases controversial video discussing challenges of E15

April 5, 2018 |

In Washington, a controversial new video was released Thursday, addressing fuel retailer concerns about potential liability for vehicle damage from the new E15 fuel on the flexfuelforward.com website. The video features current E15 marketers talking openly about customer E15 complaints and includes a collection of consumers who have had damage or had warranties voided by […]

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ACE urges EPA comments by ethanol advocates 

ACE urges EPA comments by ethanol advocates 

April 30, 2017 |

In South Dakota, the American Coalition for Ethanol submitted a public comment focused on its ethanol priorities soon after EPA formally began seeking input on existing regulations to be reviewed by its newly established Regulatory Reform Task Force. The Task Force was formed in response to Executive Order 13777 to evaluate existing regulations and make […]

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EPA opens public comment period on regulations and ACE jumps in

EPA opens public comment period on regulations and ACE jumps in

April 13, 2017 |

In Washington, EPA Administrator Pruitt issued an agency-wide memorandum on implementation of Executive Order 13777 on March 24, which announced members of the required Regulatory Reform Task Force and directed program offices to seek public input on existing regulations and report findings to the Task Force. EPA formerly began seeking public comments on April 11 […]

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ACE issues call to action to ethanol industry on EPA Administrator nomination

ACE issues call to action to ethanol industry on EPA Administrator nomination

December 15, 2016 |

In South Dakota, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) issued a call-to-action to its grassroots membership urging ethanol supporters to contact their U.S. Senators about the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr. Pruitt needs a majority vote of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and […]

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ACE launches two week ad campaign pushing for RVP update

ACE launches two week ad campaign pushing for RVP update

September 20, 2016 |

In Washington, The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) kicked-off a two week ad campaign Monday in Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E), a Washington DC-based media outlet with five daily online publications and a daily video webcast for energy and environmental policy leaders. Charlie Good, an ASE-certified mechanic and c-store owner, is featured in digital advertisements […]

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