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ACE expresses disappointment for EPA’s failure to issue final 2020 RVO rule

ACE expresses disappointment for EPA’s failure to issue final 2020 RVO rule

July 2, 2020 |

In South Dakota, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO expressed his disappointment in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking no action to follow through on ACE’s request to issue an interim final rule by July 1 to increase the Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) for 2020 to the percentage necessary to ensure that the full […]

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ACE calls on EPA to implement Trump’s biofuel promises

ACE calls on EPA to implement Trump’s biofuel promises

November 27, 2019 |

In South Dakota, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed supplemental rulemaking to the 2020 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). ACE CEO Brian Jennings detailed three areas in which the proposal falls short in ACE’s written comments, including the proposed rule (1) does […]

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ACE tells EPA administrator of ethanol’s environmental benefits not taken into account in LCA modeling

ACE tells EPA administrator of ethanol’s environmental benefits not taken into account in LCA modeling

July 25, 2019 |

In Washington, the American Coalition for Ethanol’s CEO highlighted the important role corn ethanol could have in further reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions if properly valued under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, informing the agency of a recently published meta-analysis showing that corn stover […]

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Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol after Iowa visit

Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol after Iowa visit

July 20, 2019 |

In Iowa, the American Coalition for Ethanol and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association hosted a tour in conjunction with the U.S. Grains Council in Iowa recently to show nine decision-makers from key Mexican retail and supplier groups how ethanol blends have been successfully and profitably incorporated across Iowa. Tour leaders Ron Lamberty, ACE Senior Vice President […]

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ACE brings white paper on corn ethanol to key Senators

ACE brings white paper on corn ethanol to key Senators

May 23, 2019 |

In Washington, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings highlights the scientific and economic opportunities U.S. farmers and biofuel producers hold to support climate change mitigation and get the rural economy back on track in a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) as the Senate […]

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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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