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ACE: Contrary to oil industry claims, RIN values drive fuel prices lower

Sioux Falls, SD (October 26, 2017) – Following a recent announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would reject petitions to move the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) point of obligation and not allow Renewable Identification Number credits (RINs) for exported ethanol, RINs are trading higher and ethanol opponents have renewed efforts to characterize RINs as driving fuel prices higher.…


ACE: Pruitt letter result of strong Senate leadership on RFS issues

Sioux Falls, SD (October 20, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Executive Vice President, Brian Jennings, released the following statement thanking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for his letter to several Midwestern Senators reiterating his commitment to support the spirit and text of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “The concessions and promises…


ACE urges EPA to abandon RFS cuts

Sioux Falls, SD (October 19, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently proposed cuts to the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), requesting EPA forgo the unprecedented changes, and in the future, utilize programs like Smart Sectors to have a dialogue with ACE and others prior to formal proposals that are not balanced with…


ACE members, retailers bring flex fuel forward at NACS show

Sioux Falls, SD (October 18, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is attending the 2017 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show taking place today through Oct. 20 in Chicago. This year, ACE will be accompanied by Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based fuel retailer Bob O’Connor, Owner of Jetz Convenience Centers, and ACE producer members at its booth on the show floor. ACE’s market…


ACE hosts Latin American trade group on ethanol tour

Sioux Falls, SD (October 16, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) hosted a Latin American trade team organized by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) at its Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based office today as part of the group’s pre-tour prior to the Ethanol Summit of the Americas in Houston. The tour group consists of a mixture of government and industry representatives from at least six countries…


ACE helps retailers call on EPA to level the playing field for flex fuel vehicles in CAFE-GHG standards

Sioux Falls, SD (October 6, 2017) – In response to fuel marketers asking how they can help support their flex fuel infrastructure and customers, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) organized a joint letter signed by fuel marketers and retailers representing nearly 160 convenience stores and gas stations urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to use the midterm evaluation of the 2022-2025…


ACE submits comments on how high-octane ethanol blends can help meet fuel economy, emissions standards

Sioux Falls, SD (October 6, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) set forth recommendations to accelerate the transition of transportation fuels to low-cost, high-octane biofuels such as ethanol in its comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the final determination of fuel economy and emissions standards for model year 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles. ACE…


ACE partners on EPA Smart Sectors program  

Sioux Falls, SD (October 3, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces its participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Smart Sectors program launched today to provide a platform for collaboration with regulated sectors to help the agency develop forward-thinking ways to improve environmental outcomes. Smart Sectors is partnering with trade associations from 13 industry sectors…


ACE signs letter urging President Trump to stay strong on RFS

Sioux Falls, SD (October 3, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) along with 10 other biofuel organizations sent a letter to President Trump today urging the president to ensure the administration remains firm in its commitment to the U.S. biofuels industry amid recent proposed changes to the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard by the Environmental Protection Agency. A copy of the letter can be…



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