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Farm & Biofuel Leaders Urge Courts to Hold EPA Accountable on Improper 2016 Waiver

Sioux Falls, SD (November 23, 2020) – Today, a coalition of the nation’s largest biofuels and agricultural trade groups filed a motion in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia asking the court to enforce its 2017 decision requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address its improper waiver of 500 million gallons of biofuel demand in the 2016 renewable volume obligation…


ACE Welcomes LCFS Recommendation in Minnesota Governor’s Council on Biofuels Report

Earlier this week, the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Biofuels released its consensus report on the steps needed to grow Minnesota’s biofuels industry and get the state back on track to meet renewable energy goals. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Brian Jennings marked the Council’s recommendation of detailing a plan for the adoption of a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) as progress that builds…


ACE Comments on EPA's E85 FFV Weighting Factor (F-factor) for MY 2021 and Later Vehicles

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments to EPA"s E85 Flexible Fuel Vehicle Weighting Factor (F-factor) for Model Year 2021 and Later Vehicles. ACE supports an F-factor of at least 0.20 for model year 2021 and later vehicles, and encourages EPA to consider “forward-looking data which indicate E85 use will significantly rise in the future. Until such time EPA establishes a 0.20 or…


New Editorial Themes Deliver Resourceful, Timely Content for ACE’s Ethanol Today Magazine Readers in 2021

Sioux Falls, SD (October 16, 2020) – The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has issued its lineup of editorial themes, as well as magazine advertising opportunities for 2021. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, including low carbon, high octane ethanol market opportunities; new ethanol uses and product diversification;…


ACE Commends Argonne for 2020 Updates to GREET Model including new Feedstock Carbon Intensity Calculator

Sioux Falls, SD (October 9, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today expressed its appreciation toward U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory scientists for updates to the Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model, which is widely recognized as the gold-standard tool used to audit the energy and environmental effects of transportation…


ACE Helping Retailers Move More Ethanol Gallons Via USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program

Sioux Falls, SD (October 8, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is holding events at fuel retail stations in Minnesota and Iowa and has invited the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and other stakeholders to join them for an announcement from Secretary Perdue regarding USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). ACE Senior Vice President and Market Development…


Next Generation Fuels Act of 2020 Includes Key Priorities, But Carbon Accounting Approach Undermines Many ACE Members

Today, as the 116th session of Congress nears completion, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-Ill. 17th) introduced the “Next Generation Fuels Act of 2020,” legislation intended to remove regulatory barriers to higher blends of ethanol and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in fuel. The bill would support high octane fuel, limit aromatics in gasoline, ensure all blends above 10 percent ethanol receive…


ACE Unveils Awards Video During Virtual 33rd Annual Conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 18, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored a select group of advocates for their contributions to the ethanol industry with an awards video during the 33rd annual ACE conference held virtually in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Expo on the afternoon of September 16. Bob Scott, who served as the ACE Board President from 1999 to 2009…


ACE Leadership Addresses Virtual Conference Attendees, Issues Update to Pre-Recorded Content

Sioux Falls, SD (September 16, 2020) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board President Duane Kristensen representing Chief Ethanol Fuels kicks off the organization’s 33rd annual ethanol conference being held virtually this afternoon from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Central followed by remarks from ACE CEO Brian Jennings, which highlight the tenacity the ethanol industry has demonstrated to get back on its…


ACE Helps Retailers Determine E15 Compatibility by Launching “Flex Check” Tool

The American Coalition for Ethanol’s fuel-marketer focused Flex Fuel Forward website releases tool for fuel retailers to see how E15-compatible their station is right now.



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