Tag: Growth Energy

Growth Energy files petition with Supreme Court over E15 ruling

Growth Energy files petition with Supreme Court over E15 ruling

October 5, 2021 |

In Washington, Growth Energy filed a petition for certiorari in the United States Supreme Court Tuesday, asking the Court to review a D.C. Circuit opinion in American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA, in which the D.C. Circuit vacated a 2019 EPA rule allowing year-round sales of a 15-percent ethanol fuel blend (E15). The D.C. Circuit decision overturned EPA’s interpretation of a provision of the Clean […]

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RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

September 12, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, and the National Corn Growers Association released the following statement after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied their petition for rehearing regarding the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA decision, in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales […]

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Growth Energy, RFA and NCGA file petition for circuit court rehearing on E15

Growth Energy, RFA and NCGA file petition for circuit court rehearing on E15

August 17, 2021 |

In Washington, Growth Energy, the National Corn Growers Association, and the Renewable Fuels Association filed a petition for rehearing with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA decision, in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales of a fifteen percent ethanol […]

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Growth Energy wants new CAFÉ rules to include biofuels

Growth Energy wants new CAFÉ rules to include biofuels

August 10, 2021 |

In Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed greenhouse gas standards to decarbonize light-duty vehicles, including passenger cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks. The proposed rule would require auto makers to meet more stringent fuel efficiency standards. In response, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor released the following statement: “In […]

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Biofuel and ag coalition asks Congress to ensure sound SAF tax credit policy

Biofuel and ag coalition asks Congress to ensure sound SAF tax credit policy

August 9, 2021 |

In Washington, Growth Energy, American Farm Bureau Federation, National Biodiesel Board, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, and the Renewable Fuels Association sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means outlining its recommendations for a sound and effective sustainable aviation fuel […]

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Growth Energy slams EPA for failing to return missing gallons four years after ruling

Growth Energy slams EPA for failing to return missing gallons four years after ruling

July 29, 2021 |

In Washington, Thursday marked the four-year anniversary of the July 2017 ruling in Americans for Clean Energy v. EPA. The 2017 ruling required EPA to address its improper waiver of 500 million gallons for 2016 renewable fuel blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). To date, EPA has failed to reconsider the 2016 RVO and has not restored the […]

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Growth Energy launches new digital ad campaign to get Congress and Biden to uphold commitments to biofuels

Growth Energy launches new digital ad campaign to get Congress and Biden to uphold commitments to biofuels

July 22, 2021 |

In Washington, Growth Energy launched a new digital ad campaign urging President Biden and leaders in Congress to stop oil industry handouts and uphold their commitments to reduce carbon emissions and support low-carbon biofuels. The ads, appearing online in the Washington Post and POLITICO, will run until August and will direct readers to an action […]

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SCOTUS biofuel waiver decision – What it means, the good news, reactions, why it isn’t over yet

SCOTUS biofuel waiver decision – What it means, the good news, reactions, why it isn’t over yet

June 27, 2021 |

In heartbreak for biofuel producers, Friday’s 6-3 ruling from U.S. Supreme Court backed oil refineries and overturned a lower court’s decision with regard to small refinery exemptions from the Clean Air Act’s Renewable Fuel Standard requirements, even though the companies’ prior exemptions expired. The long battle of oil vs biofuel seems to go on and […]

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New Growth Energy Study highlights economic benefits of E15

New Growth Energy Study highlights economic benefits of E15

June 24, 2021 |

In Washington, a new Growth Energy study conducted by ABF Economics shows that nationwide adoption of E15, a high-performance 15 percent biofuel blend, could offer significant economic benefits to consumers and workers alike. Authored by John M. Urbanchuk, managing partner of ABF Economics, the economic impact report indicates that nationwide access to E15 could add billions […]

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Growth Energy calls on EPA and DOE to boost ethanol blending in light of Colonial Pipeline hacking

Growth Energy calls on EPA and DOE to boost ethanol blending in light of Colonial Pipeline hacking

May 12, 2021 |

In Washington, on the fifth day after the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline, Growth Energy sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Regan and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Granholm calling for immediately reduced restrictions to higher ethanol-blended fuels as relief for resulting supply disruptions and rising gas prices. “[E15] is now sold at nearly 2,400 locations across the country including several hundred locations […]

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