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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 regularly 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),…


Governors urge increased access to E15 for drivers

7 Governors from Midwestern states send letter to EPA Director Gina McCarthy urging support for E15 fuel year-round. 


ACE debuts online E15/flex-fuel Roadmap for gasoline retailers

Sioux Falls, SD (September 7, 2016) – A new tool developed by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) for gasoline and ethanol retailers is available online starting today. The website, an interactive version of ACE’s recently released E15 & Flex Fuel Retailer Roadmap, which can be accessed here, features an interactive calculator that retailers can use to compare current sales and revenue to results…


ACE honors ethanol industry contributors with 2016 awards

Sioux Falls, SD (August 10, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) recently honored a select group of ethanol advocates during the group’s annual conference, for their contributions and efforts to promote ethanol both on a local and a national basis.. The most prestigious award presented by ACE, the Merle Anderson Award, is given to individuals who display unmatched dedication and support…


ACE Honors Sheetz E15 Efforts with Paul Dana Marketing Vision Award

Sioux Falls, SD (August 9, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol, (ACE) named Sheetz, Inc. as the 2016 recipient of the group’s Paul Dana Marketing Vision Award. ACE cited Sheetz for their leadership in introducing E15 in 60 of the company’s stores in North Carolina, as well as being one of the first major chains to offer E85 in Pennsylvania and the five other eastern states where Sheetz operates…


ACE unveils guide on E15 and flex fuels for retailers

Sioux Falls, SD (August 9, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is releasing a new publication that will help answer some of the most frequently asked questions by retailers about E15, E85 and flex fuels. ACE describes the E15 and Flex Fuel Retailer Roadmap, as a reference guide for fuel marketers, retailers and equipment companies, with information to help them understand E15 and flex…


ACE elects Board of Directors

August 8, 2016) – During its 29th annual meeting, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) re-elected four board members and elected three new representatives to the group’s Board of Directors. Four current board members were re-elected to serve three year terms. Owen Jones, representing Full Circle Ag Cooperative Duane Kristensen, representing Chief Ethanol Fuels Dave Sovereign, representing…



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