Tag: governors’ biofuels coalition

Iowa and Minnesota governors appointed to lead Governors’ Biofuels Coalition

Iowa and Minnesota governors appointed to lead Governors’ Biofuels Coalition

January 31, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, have been appointed as chair and vice chair respectively of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, a multi-state alliance aimed at providing regional leadership on biofuels policy. With Reynolds and Dayton at the helm of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, the head of the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association […]

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Governors Ask President Trump to Take Steps to Support the Nation’s Biofuels Industry

Governors Ask President Trump to Take Steps to Support the Nation’s Biofuels Industry

March 12, 2017 |

In Iowa, the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition sent a letter to President Trump asking him to support several initiatives to expand the states’ biofuel production and to help the states “harvest its economic and environmental benefits.” The governors also wrote to President Trump shortly after he was elected. “We write on behalf of governors from states […]

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Governors’ Biofuels Coalition names Terry Brandstad, Jay Nixon as chairs for 2015

Governors’ Biofuels Coalition names Terry Brandstad, Jay Nixon as chairs for 2015

November 17, 2014 |

In Iowa, the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition has announced the 2015 chairman and vice chairman, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, respectively. “I look forward to working with Governor Nixon to advance the bipartisan work of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, as the production and use of biofuels increases family incomes in rural America, […]

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Govs. Branstad and Nixon to lead Governors’ Biofuels Coalition

Govs. Branstad and Nixon to lead Governors’ Biofuels Coalition

November 12, 2014 |

In Washington, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will serve as the 2015 vice chairman of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition. Nixon would become chairman of the group in January 2016. Gov. Terry Branstad of Iowa will serve as chair in 2015. The 33-state bipartisan organization was founded more than 20 years ago to increase the use of ethanol based fuels, decrease […]

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Vilsack to sign USDA biofuels MOU with Governor's Biofuels Coalition

Vilsack to sign USDA biofuels MOU with Governor's Biofuels Coalition

[ 0 ] February 27, 2011 |

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that he will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to encourage the continued development of bio-based products for energy consumption, animal feed, chemicals and other uses. Vilsack will sign the MOU with the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, which was originally formed to provide leadership on ethanol policy development but has […]

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