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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…


ACE board president presents at Biofuels Financial Conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 28, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board President Ron Alverson presented today at the 13th annual Biofuels Financial Conference hosted by Christianson PLLP Sept. 27-28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Alverson was on a panel which discussed potential options for ethanol plant expansion and diversification including foreign markets, processing corn kernel fiber,…


ACE member Siouxland Ethanol speaks at governors’ conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 27, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) member plant Siouxland Ethanol LLC brought biofuels to the forefront at this week’s 15th annual Tri-State Governors’ Conference in Sioux City, Iowa. The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota get together for this biannual event to discuss the issues impacting their respective states and the Siouxland region. “These…


ACE applauds Nebraska flex fuel station grand opening

Sioux Falls, SD (September 27, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the addition of a new flex fuel station in Nebraska offering ethanol-blended fuel options. The Blue Heron Renewable Flex Fuel Plaza at exit 211 on Interstate 80 in Gothenburg is hosting a grand opening Sept. 28, with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. followed by an E85 fuel promotion for 85 cents from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.…


ACE congratulates Jetz on addition of E15, E85 at second location

Sioux Falls, SD (September 26, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates Jetz Convenience Centers for the addition of new ethanol blender pumps at its station in Muskego, Wisconsin. A grand opening event will take place today from 4 to 6 p.m. and include a fuel promotion with discount giveaways. The Muskego station is debuting the addition of five new Unleaded-88 (E15) and four…


ACE reminds retailers annual E15 restrictions soon lifted

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is reminding retailers they can resume offering E15 to drivers of all gasoline-powered 2001 and newer passenger vehicles after the low-Reid vapor pressure (RVP) season ends Sept. 15. EPA rules controlling maximum RVP effectively ban the sale of lower-cost, higher-octane E15 from June 1 through Sept. 15 in most of the U.S.,…


ACE hosts market development webinar

Sioux Falls, SD (September 13, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President, Ron Lamberty, hosted the third quarter webinar of ACE’s webinar series yesterday. The webinar covered the organization’s market development work and highlighted legislative and policy priorities that can make a difference in marketing higher ethanol blends, including a timely update on Reid vapor…


ACE leadership testifies on CAFE-GHG emissions standards

Sioux Falls, SD (September 6, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Executive Vice President Brian Jennings testified today during the public hearing in Washington, D.C. on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Reconsideration of the Final Determination of the Midterm Evaluation (MTE) of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Model Year (MY) 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicles. “Unfortunately,…


ACE comments on proposed 2018 RFS

Sioux Falls, SD (August 31, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed blending volumes for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The organization emphasized the economic benefits of the RFS and stated in its comments that “Congress directed EPA to take seriously the impact any reductions of RFS volumes…


ACE staff, member plant help educate youth on biofuel

Sioux Falls, SD (August 24, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) staff and member plant, Siouxland Ethanol LLC, are partnering with the Northeast Nebraska Corn Growers (NNCGA) in their effort to create and increase opportunities for Nebraska corn growers through advocacy, education, partnerships, and leadership development by participating in an ag youth literacy festival and showcase plot…



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