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ACE CEO reaction to EPA’s proposed 2020 RVOs

Sioux Falls, SD (July 5, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): “While EPA says it is proposing to maintain the 15-billion-gallon conventional biofuel blending target for 2020, refinery exemptions without reallocation…


ACE to host newly appointed USGC CEO at annual conference

Sioux Falls, SD (July 3, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomes Ryan LeGrand, newly appointed President and CEO of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), as a keynote speaker during its 32nd annual conference taking place August 14-16 at the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District.   “Increasing the global use and trade of U.S. ethanol continues to be a commitment of the U.S.…


Following remarks at Trump E15 RVP event in Iowa, Bosselman Enterprises COO to share E15 retail experience at ACE conference

Sioux Falls, SD (July 2, 2019) – Randy Gard, Chief Operating Officer of Bosselman Enterprises, owner of the Nebraska-based Pump & Pantry convenience store chain, will take part in a fuel retailer panel during the August 16 general session of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference. Following his remarks about the company’s E15 growth on stage with President Trump at the Southwest Iowa Renewable…


ACE conference breakout sessions explore key industry issues

Sioux Falls, SD (July 1, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 32nd annual conference coming up August 14-16 in Omaha offers a variety of breakout sessions covering the latest in technology innovations, strategic planning advice, and ways to make ethanol plants more profitable. The breakout sessions will be held concurrently in three rounds on the afternoon of Thursday, August 15, following…


Capitalizing on carbon panel to highlight opportunities the ethanol industry stands to gain from carbon economy

Sioux Falls, SD (June 28, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 32nd annual conference will present a discussion on how the ethanol industry can benefit from the emerging carbon economy and the new opportunities on the horizon during the “Capitalizing on Carbon” general session panel on August 15 of its event taking place in Omaha, Nebraska, August 14-16.  As it becomes increasingly important…


ACE applauds bipartisan Senators’ letter urging EPA to update ethanol science

Sioux Falls, SD (June 25, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the letter a group of bipartisan Senators sent today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publicly announce its intent to review and incorporate the latest “Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET)” modeling into an updated life cycle assessment for corn ethanol.…


ACE statement on Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019

Sioux Falls, SD (June 14, 2019) –Today, Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019, legislation that addresses the timing and transparency issues associated with the small refinery exemption (SRE) program under the RFS. The bill would set a deadline for refineries to submit petitions for RFS exemptions to ensure granted waivers…


ACE: Thank you Mr. President for year-round E15 access

ACE leaders thank President Donald Trump for E15 support during his trip to the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.


ACE grateful EPA has finally cut the RVP red tape, enabling retailers to offer E15 to their customers year-round

Sioux Falls, SD (May 31, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its finalized rule extending the 1-psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver to E15 during the summer months to allow its sale year-round and modifying Renewable Identification Number (RIN) credit trading: “EPA’s rule…


ACE welcomes Governor Ricketts to 32nd annual conference

Sioux Falls, SD (May 28, 2019) – During Renewable Fuels Month in the Cornhusker State, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces it will host Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts as the keynote speaker during its 32nd annual ACE conference. Governor Ricketts will kick off the general session on Thursday, August 15, welcoming attendees and providing an update on how Nebraska is advancing ethanol…



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