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ACE introduces fuel retailers to ethanol at a technical forum in Mexico’s “oil country”

Sioux Falls, SD (April 11, 2019) –This week, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital and largest city of the southeast Mexico state of Chiapas. This trip marks his third time to the country this year to speak at ethanol technical information forums for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint…


ACE leadership testifies on EPA’s proposed RVP/RIN rule

ACE encourages EPA to move forward to finalize a rule allowing RVP relief for E15 but to cast aside harmful proposals to reform the RIN market Sioux Falls, SD (March 29, 2019) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President and Market Development Director Ron Lamberty testified today during the public hearing in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed…


ACE returns to Monterrey for a more in-depth ethanol forum to address both returning and new retailers' questions

Sioux Falls, SD (March 21, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty marked his second trip to Mexico this year with a return visit to Monterrey to speak at an ethanol technical information forum for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers…


ACE CEO statement on EPA granting more RFS waivers

Sioux Falls, SD (March 14, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved five small refinery exemption (SRE) requests that were pending from the 2017 compliance year under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), making the total number of SREs for 2016 and 2017 more than 50 with 2.61 billion…


ACE reaction to EPA’s proposed rule to allow E15 year-round

Sioux Falls, SD (March 12, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed rulemaking to allow the sale of E15 year-round, as well as its reform proposals to the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) credit market: “We’re pleased EPA has finally publicized its proposal to…


ACE, retailers talk opportunities to increase E15, higher ethanol blends at NEB Forum

Sioux Falls, SD (March 7, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty participates on a panel today at Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 2019 Emerging Issues Forum in La Vista, Nebraska, with retailers about the opportunities and practical considerations to increase E15 and higher ethanol blends. Lamberty also moderates a panel Friday about emerging markets for U.S. ethanol.  Joining…


Diverse coalition submits Soil Health comments to USDA

This work helps ACE continue to promote the low carbon benefits of ethanol.


ACE reaction to Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation as EPA chief

Sioux Falls, SD (February 28, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate cast their vote confirming Andrew Wheeler to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “We congratulate Andrew Wheeler on his confirmation to formally lead EPA and encourage him to expeditiously release a legally-defensible rulemaking for…


ACE returns to Mexico in 2019 to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (February 22, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Mérida, Mexico, this week for the first ethanol technical information forum held in 2019 for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers (AMPES), to inform…


ACE elects 2019 executive committee

Sioux Falls, SD (January 31, 2019) – During its first quarter meeting, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board of Directors elected its officers and Executive Committee members for 2019. Re-elected to serve as officers on the Executive Committee are: Duane Kristensen, serving as ACE’s Board President. Kristensen is the General Manager of Chief Ethanol Fuels, which owns a 70 million-gallon-per-year…



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