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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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Growth Energy and EPA agree June 3 deadline for 2020-2022 RVOs

Growth Energy and EPA agree June 3 deadline for 2020-2022 RVOs

April 26, 2022 |

In Washington, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday approved a consent decree agreement between Growth Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that requires EPA to finalize its 2020-2022 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) by no later than June 3. The consent decree follows Growth Energy’s multiple notices of intent […]

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U.S. EPA denies 36 refinery biofuel waivers, biofuels industry responds

U.S. EPA denies 36 refinery biofuel waivers, biofuels industry responds

April 10, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., Reuters reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied 36 petitions from oil refiners seeking exemptions to the nation’s biofuel blending laws for the 2018 compliance year, but will provide 31 of those refineries with another avenue to seek relief. Reuters reports that the action will align the EPA with a […]

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Growth Energy calls on DOE to address misleading and inaccurate ethanol study

Growth Energy calls on DOE to address misleading and inaccurate ethanol study

March 16, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm calling on the department to address the most recent inaccurate and misleading study by Tyler Lark and others that claims to have been partially funded by the department. The study directly contradicts conclusions from DOE’s own […]

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Biofuel & Ag leaders call on White House to provide relief at pump through higher ethanol blends

Biofuel & Ag leaders call on White House to provide relief at pump through higher ethanol blends

March 6, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., to provide relief at the pump in response to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis while simultaneously reducing carbon emissions from the transportation sector, six farm and biofuel organizations wrote to President Biden urging his administration to use existing authority to allow for the year-round sale of gasoline blended with up to 15 percent […]

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