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The ACE Conference to Explore Key Industry Issues August 10-12

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 35th annual conference coming up August 10-12 in Omaha is slated to cover a range of topics to inform ethanol producers and the broader industry about the current market and policy dynamics at play, as well as to equip producers with practical insights they can implement to improve their operations. “The ACE conference is designed to make good use of the…


ACE Thanks EPA for Delivering on E15 Executive Action

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is issuing a national, temporary emergency waiver so E15 can continue to be sold this summer, which will help increase fuel supplies, give consumers more choice to get lower prices, and provide savings to many families. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the statement below following the announcement: “ACE…


ACE Applauds Midwest Governors for Working to Ensure Retailers Can Sell E15 Year-Round

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauded the bipartisan group of Midwestern governors today for their letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan, officially requesting from EPA their state authority to ensure retailers can continue to sell E15 all year long without interruption. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement thanking the Midwest governors: “ACE…


ACE: Thank you Mr. President for E15 as a Way to Save Money at the Pump

Today, ahead of President Joe Biden’s visit to an ethanol plant in Menlo, Iowa, the administration announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to issue a national, emergency waiver so E15 can continue to be sold this summer, which will help increase fuel supplies, give consumers more choice to get lower prices, and provide savings to many families. In conjunction, the announcement…


Biofuel & Ag Leaders Respond to EPA Decision to Reverse Refinery Exemptions, Decry Lack of Real Market Impact

Top farm and biofuel leaders responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to reverse 31 controversial small refinery exemptions (SREs) granted in August 2019 and expressed disappointment with EPA’s decision to allow refineries with previously-granted SREs to not have to take additional actions to meet their obligations under the RFS by blending more biofuel or purchasing additional…


ACE Announces “Intensity” Conference Theme, Opens Registration for 35th Annual Event

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) hosting its industry conference August 10-12, 2022, in Omaha, Nebraska


ACE to EPA: Adopt GREET Model and Recognize Ethanol’s Low Carbon Value

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted feedback today to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) request for comment on the current scientific understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) modeling of land-based crop biofuels. ACE CEO Brian Jennings and ACE Board Director Ron Alverson contributed to the feedback after attending EPA’s workshop on biofuel GHG modeling. The comments cover subject…


House Members Urge Biden Administration to Prioritize Homegrown Biofuels as Replacement for Russian Oil & Gas

Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig led the six bipartisan Co-chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus and 23 additional Members of Congress in a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to prioritize homegrown, renewable biofuels as a replacement for Russian imports.  “ACE members are incredibly grateful for the leadership being demonstrated by Rep. Angie Craig to spearhead this bipartisan…


ACE Leadership and Board Members Address Ethanol Policy, Market Development and Farming CI at NEB Forum

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings and CMO Ron Lamberty, as well as ACE board members Brian Vasa, Ron Alverson, John Christianson and Scott McPheeters are speaking and moderating this week during the Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 16th Ethanol: Emerging Issues Forum in Omaha, Nebraska. Vasa with the Nebraska Public Power District speaks on a panel at the event discussing the roadmap…


ACE Thanks House Members for Bill that Recognizes Role Biofuels Can Play in Addressing Record High Gas Prices

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) commends U.S. Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN), Randy Feenstra (R-IA), Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Ashley Hinson (R-IA) for introducing the Home Front Energy Independence Act in response to record high gas prices and other urgent challenges. This legislation follows the Senate companion bill recently introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Joni Ernst (R-IA).…



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