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ACE: Minnesota’s Future Fuels Act Legislation – the Model for Clean Fuel Policy in the Midwest and Nationally

Legislation designed to reduce the carbon intensity (CI) of transportation fuel in the state of Minnesota, the Future Fuels Act, was introduced this legislative session. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings reiterated ACE’s support for the bill as ethanol producers shared why passage of the bill would help grow Minnesota’s biofuels industry during a conference committee hearing today.  “Over…


ACE Commends Argonne Scientists for Providing Further Evidence Demonstrating Why Ethanol Must Be Part of the Climate Solution

Sioux Falls, SD (May 5, 2021) – Today, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomed more scientifically credible evidence provided by Department of Energy Argonne National Lab scientists that explicitly states, “Corn ethanol plays an important role in enhancing energy security and the rural economy while contributing to decarbonizing the transportation sector in the USA.” The new study shows…


ACE Recommends USDA Establish Framework to Reward Farmers, Biofuel Facilities for Carbon Cutting Contributions in its Climate Strategy

Sioux Falls, SD (April 29, 2021) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encouraged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help establish a protocol for biofuel producers and farmers to easily document the carbon intensity benefits of changes in agricultural practices in comments submitted today regarding USDA’s climate strategy for President Biden’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate…


ACE Congratulates Producer Member Al-Corn Clean Fuel for Reaching its 25-Year Anniversary

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) producer member Al-Corn Clean Fuel (Al-Corn) of Claremont, Minnesota, announced that today marks the company’s 25th year of operation. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement congratulating Al-Corn for reaching this milestone: “ACE congratulates Al-Corn Clean Fuel as it celebrates 25 years of successful operations producing ethanol and valuable…


Biofuels Coalition Readies for Oral Arguments in Supreme Court

In oral arguments scheduled for Tuesday morning, four agriculture and biofuel organizations will argue that the U.S. Supreme Court should affirm a unanimous 2020 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, which held that only small refineries that have remained continuously exempt from obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard are eligible for future extensions of the compliance…


ACE Thanks USDA for its Continual Investment in Biofuel Infrastructure

Sioux Falls, SD (April 23, 2021) –The U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced investments in critical infrastructure this week that prioritizes climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship, including an investment of $18.4 million in 20 states through the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President…


ACE Statement on Renewable Fuels’ Role in the U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution Under the Paris Agreement

Sioux Falls, SD (April 22, 2021) – Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced a 50-52 percent emissions reduction target from 2005 levels by 2030 as the U.S.’s new Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement with reference to low carbon renewable fuels as part of the strategy to tackle climate change and meet the country’s commitment under the pact. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE)…


ACE Supports EPA’s Proposed Changes to Update Unnecessary E15 Warning Labels and Fuel Equipment Compatibility Rules

Sioux Falls, SD (April 19, 2021) – In comments submitted today, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty utilized his fuel retailing expertise to share feedback on the proposed rule E15 Fuel Dispenser Labeling and Compatibility With Underground Storage Tanks that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in the final days of the Trump administration. Specifically,…


ACE Congratulates Producer Member Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company for Reaching 25 Years of Ethanol and Industrial Alcohol Production  

Sioux Falls, SD (April 15, 2021) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) producer member Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) of Benson, Minnesota, announced today that April marks the company’s 25-year anniversary. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement congratulating CVEC for reaching this milestone: “ACE proudly celebrates with CVEC this month as it marks 25 years of providing…


ACE Urges for a Technology-Neutral Approach to Infrastructure and Incentives for E15-E85 and Flexible Fuel Vehicles

As Congress considers infrastructure legislation, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings urges lawmakers to take a technology-neutral approach when making investments to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy in the transportation sector and provides recommendations for ways Congress can spend a small fraction of the proposed $174 billion currently being discussed in support…



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