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ACE Applauds House Effort to Ensure Uninterrupted Market Access for Clean, Low-Cost E15

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today applauded efforts by U.S. Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN), Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) and other House members to advance legislation that would permanently extend Reid vapor pressure (RVP) limit relief to blends of gasoline containing “more than” 10 percent ethanol, which would ensure uninterrupted market access to E15 in all parts of the country. The House…


ACE Introduces Carbon Intensity Calculator to Showcase Ethanol’s Ability to Reach Net-Zero and Net-Negative GHGs

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has introduced a new carbon intensity (CI) calculator to help its members understand the carbon intensity (CI) of their farms and ethanol operations along with  a simplified version of the tool to raise awareness about  factors impacting the CI of ethanol. Combined, these tools help illustrate corn ethanol’s ability to attain net-zero and net-negative greenhouse…


ACE Statement on EPA’s Final RFS Rulings

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2021 and 2022 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance years and retrospective volumes for 2020, including plans to restore the 500 million gallons in remanded volume by the DC Circuit Court in 2017, as well as confirmed denial of pending RFS small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions. American…


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…



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