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ACE releases Ethanol Today magazine 2018 editorial calendar

Sioux Falls, SD (December 7, 2017) – The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has released its lineup of themes and sponsorship opportunities for 2018. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, including ethanol-related priorities and races in the 2018 election; market and infrastructure development for E15 and higher ethanol…


ACE statement on final RFS volumes for 2018

Sioux Falls, SD (November 30, 2017) – Brian Jennings, CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).   The agency set a total renewable fuel blending obligation of 19.29 billion gallons next year of which 4.29 billion gallons shall be…


ACE: Keeping RFS point of obligation a win for retailers, consumers

Sioux Falls, SD (November 22, 2017) – Brian Jennings, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement today to reject petitions filed last year by some refiners to change the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) point of obligation. "Moving the RFS point of obligation to downstream…


ACE runs ad on Capitol Hill as RFS deadline approaches

Sioux Falls, SD (November 16, 2017) – Today’s edition of the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call features a new, full-page advertisement placed by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encouraging President Trump to tell the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stand with rural America and keep the promise to protect the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The end of this month marks the deadline for…


Video series featuring real world E15 and flex fuel retailers debuts on FlexFuelForward.com

Sioux Falls, SD (November 13, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the first two in a series of fuel marketer-focused videos on the flexfuelforward.com website today, part of a campaign to feature real world E15 and flex fuel retailer success stories. The series will address common marketer questions about E15 and flex fuels with straightforward answers from retailers who have…


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…



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