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ACE Joins USGC in Highlighting Ethanol Advantages at 2023 India Auto Expo

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Ron Lamberty joined the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) at the India Auto Expo last week, Asia’s largest automotive show, to promote ethanol implementation across the country. Lamberty was also invited to speak about the U.S.’s experience and use of ethanol during the first edition of the co-located International Symposium for Thriving…


ACE Testimony Emphasizes Key Areas to Grow Biofuel Demand in EPA’s RFS Set Proposal

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings testified today during a virtual public hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rulemaking for 2023 through 2025 compliance years. Jennings testified in support of EPA 1) setting an effective conventional biofuel requirement of 15.25 billion gallons for 2023 through 2025, 2) projecting no…


ACE Bringing Advocates to the Hill for DC Fly-in March 29-30

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) formally announces its 12th annual Washington, DC Fly-in and Government Affairs Summit will take place March 29-30, 2023. Event registration and sponsorship opportunities are available at ethanol.org/events/fly-in. After a hiatus brought on by COVID-19 related restrictions and protocols on the Hill, ACE is eager to bring back one of the industry’s longest-running…


ACE Submits Feedback to NRCS on How to Maximize IRA Funding to Spur Adoption of Climate-Smart Farming Practices

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted feedback to the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) request for public input on implementation of funding in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for key NRCS conservation programs to spur farmer adoption of climate-smart practices. ACE CEO Brian Jennings and Jonathon Lehman, founder of the consulting group Cultivating Conservation, provided…


ACE Participates in OPIS LCFS and Carbon Markets Workshop

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings speaks today on a panel entitled “Advancing Carbon Intensity Reduction Efforts in First-Generation Biofuels” with a representative from Clean Fuels Alliance America at the OPIS LCFS and Carbon Markets Workshop in San Diego, California. Jennings remarks will touch on the success ethanol companies have had under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard…


ACE Endorses Congressional Action to Enable E15 Sales Year-Round

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) thanked Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN) and Adrian Smith (R-NE) for their leadership and support in introducing the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act of 2022, along with other House biofuel supporters. This bipartisan legislation clarifies E15 should be allowed for sale year-round by extending the 1-psi Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to fuel blends…


Groups Urge Congress to Adopt E15 Year-Round Legislation

Over 250 groups and companies sent a letter to Congressional leaders today calling on support for S. 5145, the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act of 2022. This bipartisan legislation clarifies E15 should be allowed for sale year-round by extending the 1-psi Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to fuel blends containing gasoline and over 10 percent ethanol. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following…


ACE to IRS: Climate Smart Ag Should Be Considered Under New Clean Fuel Production Tax Credit

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted feedback Friday to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) request for comment on implementation of the new clean fuel tax credit (§45Z) contained in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). ACE CEO Brian Jennings’ comments to the IRS highlight ACE’s steadfast involvement in how the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers can further contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG)…


ACE Thanks President Biden for Initiating Action to Resolve Rail Dispute

Following approval in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, President Biden today signed into law legislation adopting the terms of a contract negotiated among freight railroads and most of their unions in September, ahead of the Dec. 9 deadline to reach an agreement before the labor union workers promised to strike.   “The American Coalition for Ethanol thanks President Biden for…


ACE Welcomes Congressional Action to Avoid Rail Strike

Today, the U.S. Senate approved bipartisan legislation to avoid a national rail strike after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill Nov. 30. The bill now heads to President Biden’s desk for signature just ahead of the Dec. 9 deadline to reach an agreement before the labor union workers promised to strike.   “About 70-75 percent of all ethanol that is produced in the U.S. moves by railroad,…



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