Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy joins RFA

March 16, 2014 |

In Washington, Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) has joined the Renewable Fuels Association. Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association praised SIRE, commenting, “We know that SIRE will be a strong ally in the fight to protect the Renewable Fuel Standard, a program that is revitalizing rural communities, increasing household income and creating and sustaining more than 386,000 jobs. We are honored to have SIRE’s voice at the RFA Board table as we look to expand markets both domestically and abroad.”

SIRE is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa and produces more than 120 million gallons of ethanol and more than 330,000 tons of Dried Distillers’ Grain (DDG) each year. The company also produces both wet DDGs and corn oil, selling their high protein feedstock to facilities in the United States, Mexico, and the Pacific Rim. They are involved in the local agricultural community consuming more than 40 million bushels of corn per year from local farms in both Iowa and Nebraska.

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