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Growth Energy writes EPA requesting in-person Midwest hearings

Growth Energy writes EPA requesting in-person Midwest hearings

December 21, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan requesting the agency return to the Midwest for an in-person hearing on the agency’s 2023-2025 plan for biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “Given the profound implications of this year’s ‘Set’ rulemaking, there has never been a more important […]

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New study shows nationwide year-round E15 could save billions

New study shows nationwide year-round E15 could save billions

October 18, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy released a study conducted by ABF Economics that found that nationwide access to E15, a 15 percent ethanol blended fuel, could save drivers billions in annual fuel costs, create new jobs, and return billions to the U.S. economy. Specifically, the data show that a nationwide transition to E15 would: ·      Save […]

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Missouri governor signs into law new support for biofuels

Missouri governor signs into law new support for biofuels

October 6, 2022 |

In Missouri, Growth Energy applauded Governor Mike Parson and the Missouri Legislature for passing and signing into law legislation in Missouri aimed at boosting rural economic opportunity, including tax incentives of up to five cents per gallon for retailers offering higher biofuel blends, like E15. “The savings available on E15 surged to nearly a dollar […]

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Growth Energy files motion to intervene in 2020-2022 RVOs

Growth Energy files motion to intervene in 2020-2022 RVOs

October 4, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy filed a motion in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to intervene in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2020, 2021, and 2022 Renewable Volume Obligations, which are currently being challenged by oil industry and environmental groups. On June 3rd, EPA finalized its 2020, […]

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Growth Energy slams Reuters article recycling highly misleading ethanol claims

Growth Energy slams Reuters article recycling highly misleading ethanol claims

September 12, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor released the following statement in response to a Reuters article that recycles highly misleading claims about ethanol’s climate benefits based on a widely debunked study by Tyler Lark and others. “Today’s Reuters article is another rehash of the same false assumptions behind a study released in February that […]

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CARB posts Growth Energy and RFA’s joint evaluation of E15 blends

CARB posts Growth Energy and RFA’s joint evaluation of E15 blends

August 3, 2022 |

In California, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) posted Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuel Association’s joint multimedia evaluation of E15 blends Tier 1 report. The Tier 1 report is a comprehensive review of E15, a 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel, and the first step in a three-tiered evaluation process of the fuel blend. “CARB’s posting […]

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Growth Energy blasts EPA proposal to give small refineries a blanket pass on RINs

Growth Energy blasts EPA proposal to give small refineries a blanket pass on RINs

August 2, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to EPA’s proposed alternative RIN retirement schedule for small refineries. In its proposal, EPA gives all small refineries, whether they submitted a small refinery exemption (SRE) or not, until February 1, 2024, to demonstrate 2020 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) compliance […]

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Growth Energy and EPA agree to 2023 RVO publication deadline

Growth Energy and EPA agree to 2023 RVO publication deadline

July 25, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a consent decree agreement to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that requires EPA to propose the 2023 renewable fuel volume requirements no later than November 16, 2022, and to finalize those requirements no later than June 14, 2023. The […]

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Growth Energy welcomes the demonstrators in Savory 100%

Growth Energy welcomes the demonstrators in Savory 100%

July 6, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor welcomed last week’s vote by the Michigan State Senate approving a proposal to expand access to lower-cost, lower-emissions biofuel blends. Senate Bill 814, authored by committee chairman Sen. Kevin Daley, would establish a retailer tax incentive for higher ethanol blends, specifically a tax credit of $0.05 per gallon on sales of […]

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Growth Energy challenges EPA decision on SREs

Growth Energy challenges EPA decision on SREs

June 28, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy filed petitions for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to excuse certain refineries from their obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In a decision announced this April, EPA reversed 31 small refinery exemptions (SREs) it had previously […]

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