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ACE submits comments on the proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) Rule

ACE recently submitted comments on the proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) Rule.


ACE congratulates Scott Pruitt on confirmation as EPA chief

Sioux Falls, SD (February 17, 2017) – Brian Jennings, the Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  “We congratulate Mr. Pruitt on his confirmation and are eager to work with him to help EPA keep the promises that President Trump…


ACE reaction to Senate committee approval of Scott Pruitt

ACE Executive VP Brian Jennings reacts to Pruitt passage


ACE to grassroots: Urge Senators to get ethanol support from EPA nominee Pruitt during confirmation process

Sioux Falls, SD (December 14, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) issued a call-to-action to its grassroots membership today, urging ethanol supporters to contact their U.S. Senators about the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr. Pruitt needs a majority vote of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and…


ACE reaction to 2017 RVOs

Sioux Falls, SD (November 23, 2016) – Brian Jennings, the Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “As more ethanol was blended with record-high consumption of gasoline this year, ACE urged EPA to increase the…


ACE 2017 DC Fly-in to take place March 22-23

Sioux Falls, SD (November 10, 2016) – On the heels of Tuesday’s historic election, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today announced their annual grassroots Washington, DC, fly-in will take place March 22-23, 2017, with the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill serving as the headquarters for the event. “ACE’s 2017 fly-in occurs during the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, a time when President-elect…


ACE requests federal pathway for high-octane, low-carbon fuels to meet CAFE-GHG standards

Sioux Falls, SD (September 26, 2016) In comments submitted today to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and California Air Resources Board (CARB), the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) called for a federal pathway to be established enabling automakers to meet future CAFE-GHG standards with high-octane,…


ACE ad buy urges Congress to act on RVP legislation

Washington, DC (September 19, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) kicked-off a two week ad campaign today in Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E), a Washington DC-based media outlet with five daily online publications and a daily video webcast for energy and environmental policy leaders. Charlie Good, an ASE-certified mechanic and c-store owner, is featured in digital advertisements…


ACE reminds retailers annual E15 restrictions have ended

Sioux Falls, SD (September 15, 2016) – The Senior Vice President for the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), Ron Lamberty, is reminding retailers they can resume offering E15 to drivers of all gasoline-powered 2001 and newer passenger vehicles starting today.  EPA rules controlling maximum Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) effectively ban the sale of lower-cost, higher-octane E15 from June 1 to September…


ACE applauds governors for urging EPA to remove RVP limit on E15

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today thanked seven governors for sending a bipartisan letter to EPA asking that the Agency “remove a significant regulatory obstacle that is preventing large-scale availability and use of E15 and mid-level ethanol blends.”  ACE helped encourage governors to sign onto the letter.  Governors Terry Branstad (R-Iowa), Sam Brownback (R-Kansas), Mark Dayton (D-Minnesota),…



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