Tag: Growth Energy

Growth Energy members tell President Trump of plant closures from EPA decisions

Growth Energy members tell President Trump of plant closures from EPA decisions

August 27, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy members, representing plants across the heartland, sent a letter to the White House urging immediate action to restore biofuel demand lost due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) continued abuse of small refinery exemptions. In their letter to President Trump, ethanol producers reinforced how important this issue is to rural communities […]

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GasBuddy app now tracking E15 availability nationwide

GasBuddy app now tracking E15 availability nationwide

August 13, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy and GasBuddy announced that drivers across the nation can now take advantage of Unleaded 88’s affordable prices through GasBuddy’s database and app. Unleaded 88 is a fuel with 15 percent renewable biofuel approved for cars 2001 and newer, and thanks to the recent lifting of outdated government regulations, is now available for sale at the pump all year-round. GasBuddy is […]

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Growth Energy jumps on the ad bandwagon with farmer plea to stop hardship waivers

Growth Energy jumps on the ad bandwagon with farmer plea to stop hardship waivers

July 23, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy launched a new ad campaign featuring a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer who is asking President Trump to ensure that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers the devastating impact some of the agency’s policies are having on family farms. The ads spotlight Scott Henry, of Longview Farms in Nevada, Iowa, who […]

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Growth Energy releases new biofuels-focused high school curriculum

Growth Energy releases new biofuels-focused high school curriculum

April 18, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy, in partnership with the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE), announced the release of their new curriculum aimed at educating high school students to the world of biofuels. The curriculum is the first industry-supported biofuels curriculum that provides students a guided in-classroom experience and will offer ag educators the tools needed […]

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Debate continues at latest EPA public hearing over proposed ethanol changes

Debate continues at latest EPA public hearing over proposed ethanol changes

March 31, 2019 |

In Michigan, the debate between the oil industry and rural farming continued on Friday during the Environmental Protection Agency public hearing to discuss proposed ethanol policy changes including year-round E15, small refinery exemptions, and RIN reform. RFA, Growth Energy, Fueling Jobs Coalition, American Petroleum Institute and several others had lots to say about the proposed […]

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Growth Energy asks DOT to help expedite biofuel rail deliveries amidst flooding

Growth Energy asks DOT to help expedite biofuel rail deliveries amidst flooding

March 25, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to help expedite rail delivery of biofuels amid historic flooding. The recent flooding has not only had devastating impacts on residents but has delayed the transportation of critical supplies of biofuel, which in turn, could impact consumer fuel costs. In […]

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Growth Energy goes after EPA in court over hardship waivers

Growth Energy goes after EPA in court over hardship waivers

February 5, 2019 |

In Washington, Feedstuffs reports that Growth Energy filed a petition in appeals court in DC regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to boost the 2019 blending mandate following issuance of small refinery hardship exemptions that eroded ethanol demand by cutting the number of RINs required for compliance with the Renewable Fuels Standards. Growth Energy says […]

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Growth Energy says EIA 2019 outlook underscores importance of higher ethanol blends

Growth Energy says EIA 2019 outlook underscores importance of higher ethanol blends

January 28, 2019 |

In Washington, Federal forecasts in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2019 underscore the importance of delivering cleaner, lower cost options to the fuel pump, said Chris Bliley, vice president of regulatory affairs at Growth Energy. “America’s thirst for clean, affordable fuel options is set to remain strong for decades […]

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Behind the scenes with E15 as we peel back the layers

Behind the scenes with E15 as we peel back the layers

October 28, 2018 |

Sometimes we feel like we are living in an alternate universe. You think everything is great – President Trump announces support for year-round E15 and things are looking up for ethanol. Then you open a newspaper (in your hands or on your web browser…) and the Halloween horror begins and you see an article attacking […]

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Growth Energy launches website to promote Unleaded 88 for E15 awareness

Growth Energy launches website to promote Unleaded 88 for E15 awareness

October 3, 2018 |

In Washington, Growth Energy announced the launch of a new consumer-facing website for Unleaded 88 fuel: Unl88.com. Unleaded 88 is the unified brand identify for E15 – a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol – and is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for cars model year 2001 and newer – about 9 out of […]

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