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ACE RFS Hearing testimony

ACE's Jonathon Lehman's testimony during the RFS Hearing on August 1, 2017.


ACE: Court decision on 2016 RFS an important victory

Sioux Falls, SD (July 31, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the Friday, July 28, decision of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that the Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) erred in its interpretation of its authority to waive biofuel requirements that reduced the 2014-‘16 total Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) below what Congress intended…


ACE scholarship program awards three deserving students

Sioux Falls, SD (July 27, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces and congratulates the 2017 scholarship winners: Carrie Kemmet, Hailea DeJong and Keithen Drury. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. “ACE congratulates these bright, young students and wishes them the best of luck as they pursue their…


ACE encourages ethanol advocates to submit comments on RFS

Sioux Falls, SD (July 26, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encourages ethanol advocates to utilize its Legislative Action Center to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s comment period opened last week on the proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard. Comments must be submitted on or before Aug. 31. ACE expressed gratitude…


ACE welcomes Governor Ricketts to 30th annual conference

Sioux Falls, SD (July 25, 2017) – The 30th annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference will host Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts as the keynote speaker during the general session on Wednesday, Aug. 16 of the upcoming Aug. 15-17 event being held at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Omaha. “Ethanol has been a great success story in Nebraska communities and communities all across the heartland,”…


ACE members urged to press for RVP legislation support during August recess

Sioux Falls, SD (July 21, 2017) – Brian Jennings, executive vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement following news that the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee would not vote on a bill (S. 517) that would allow the year-round sale of E15 until after Congress returns from its August recess. “ACE members appreciate the leadership of…


ACE conference breakout sessions explore key industry issues

Sioux Falls, SD (July 20, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces more details on the breakout sessions for this year’s 30th annual conference coming up Aug. 15-17 in Omaha. Prospective attendees are being urged to register online by Aug. 1 and make hotel reservations by July 25 to get the best conference rates. The breakout sessions will be held concurrently in three rounds on…


ACE reaction to proposed 2018 RVOs

Sioux Falls, SD (July 5, 2017) – Brian Jennings, executive vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard. “ACE is grateful EPA is proposing to maintain the 15-billion-gallon conventional biofuel blending requirement for 2018. This issue…


ACE encouraged by Senate hearing on RVP legislation

Sioux Falls, SD (June 14, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is pleased the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a full committee hearing today on bipartisan legislation S. 517, the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act to clarify that E15 and higher blends should be allowed for sale from June 1 through Sept. 15. “Senators Fischer (R-NE), Ernst (R-IA), and Duckworth…


ACE congratulates member plants reaching 10 years of production

Sioux Falls, SD (June 8, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) executive vice president Brian Jennings is speaking at member plant anniversary celebrations this month, including Redfield Energy LLC’s event today, June 8 at its plant near Redfield, South Dakota, followed by Siouxland Ethanol’s open house at its plant near Jackson, Nebraska, next Tuesday, June 13. “ACE congratulates Siouxland…



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