Tag: Tom Buis

Emily Skor to replace Tom Buis as CEO of Growth Energy

Emily Skor to replace Tom Buis as CEO of Growth Energy

April 18, 2016 |

In Washington, Growth Energy has named Emily Skor as Tom Buis’s successor as the Chief Executive Officer, effective May 16. Tom Buis will stay on as Co-Chairman of Growth Energy’s Board of Directors, a position he assumed in July 2015. Skor most recently served as the Vice President for Communications of the Consumer Healthcare Products […]

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Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduces bill to extend RVP volatility waiver to E15

Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduces bill to extend RVP volatility waiver to E15

April 20, 2015 |

In Washington, Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) has introduced legislation to extend the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to E15, allowing retailers to offer E15 without restriction and provide greater consumer choice for motorists. Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, issued a statement of support for the legislation, stating that “this has been a major […]

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Growth Energy applauds Senate’s efforts to extend the RVP volatility waiver to E15

Growth Energy applauds Senate’s efforts to extend the RVP volatility waiver to E15

March 30, 2015 |

In Washington, following the introduction of S. 889, the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act, legislation by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), which contains a provision to extend the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to E15, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, issued the following statement: “We certainly support efforts by Senator […]

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Tom Buis criticizes Toomey, Feinstein, and Flake’s Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015

Tom Buis criticizes Toomey, Feinstein, and Flake’s Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015

January 19, 2015 |

In Washington, Senators Toomey, Feinstein, and Flake introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015, which Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis claims is recycled legislation that is “extremely shortsighted.” He said it seeks to appease the wishes of Big Oil and Big Food, is based on false information, and is ignorant of the environmental […]

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Tom Buis points to Big Oil, Big Food as blame for food prices

Tom Buis points to Big Oil, Big Food as blame for food prices

July 14, 2014 |

In Washington, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, has released the following statement in response to data which disproves the food vs. fuel debate: “Time and again Big Oil, Big Food and special interests have attacked the ethanol industry, blaming them for increasing food prices, but when you look at the facts, nothing could be […]

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Growth Energy fires back against negative CBO report

Growth Energy fires back against negative CBO report

June 30, 2014 |

In Washington, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, fired back against the CBO with the following statement in response to a recent report entitled, “Renewable Fuel Standard: Issues for 2014 and Beyond,” a highly flawed and unrealistic evaluation of the importance of renewable fuels and their numerous benefits, Tom Buis CEO of Growth Energy released […]

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“Microbial who-done-it for biofuels.”

“Microbial who-done-it for biofuels.”

July 25, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: GrowthEnergy ICYMI Buis testimony before @HouseCommerce this week on #RFS, #E15, #Ethanol: NerdyCoupons Microbial who-done-it for biofuels chicken_supe No doubt about it: ethanol mandates hit food producers hard – The Hill’s Congress Blog

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Tom Buis shoots down Chicago Tribune article criticizing biofuel policy

Tom Buis shoots down Chicago Tribune article criticizing biofuel policy

October 8, 2012 |

In the Chicago Tribune, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, published an an op-ed rebuffing a recent editorial “A crop shortage should provoke policy changes. Are you listening, Congress?”. Buis argued that the alarmist attitude promoted by the article was all hype, and that the claims were “unrealistic and inaccurate.” He also indicated that the […]

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Biofuel organizations form Biofuels Producers Coordinating Council

Biofuel organizations form Biofuels Producers Coordinating Council

August 6, 2012 |

In Washington, eight of the biofuel industry organizations have formed the Biofuels Producers Coordinating Council to advocate for national policy advancing biofuel technology. The council includes:   Michael McAdams, Advanced Biofuels Association Brooke Coleman, Advanced Ethanol Council Mary Rosenthal, Algal Biomass Organization Brian Jennings, American Coalition for Ethanol Brent Erickson, Biotechnology Industry Organization Tom Buis, […]

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Growth Energy promotes fuel pump retrofit designed for 25% ethanol blends

Growth Energy promotes fuel pump retrofit designed for 25% ethanol blends

July 29, 2012 |

In Washington, Growth Energy is promoting a retrofit kit for flex fuel pumps to allow the pumps to accommodate 25% ethanol blends. These kits, certified by the Underwriters Laboratory, answer the EPA’s approval for the use of E15 at pumps. “The announcement of these new products is a tremendous step forward in bringing higher ethanol […]

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