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ACE Announces “Intensity” Conference Theme, Opens Registration for 35th Annual Event

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) hosting its industry conference August 10-12, 2022, in Omaha, Nebraska


ACE to EPA: Adopt GREET Model and Recognize Ethanol’s Low Carbon Value

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted feedback today to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) request for comment on the current scientific understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) modeling of land-based crop biofuels. ACE CEO Brian Jennings and ACE Board Director Ron Alverson contributed to the feedback after attending EPA’s workshop on biofuel GHG modeling. The comments cover subject…


House Members Urge Biden Administration to Prioritize Homegrown Biofuels as Replacement for Russian Oil & Gas

Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig led the six bipartisan Co-chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus and 23 additional Members of Congress in a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to prioritize homegrown, renewable biofuels as a replacement for Russian imports.  “ACE members are incredibly grateful for the leadership being demonstrated by Rep. Angie Craig to spearhead this bipartisan…


ACE Leadership and Board Members Address Ethanol Policy, Market Development and Farming CI at NEB Forum

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings and CMO Ron Lamberty, as well as ACE board members Brian Vasa, Ron Alverson, John Christianson and Scott McPheeters are speaking and moderating this week during the Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 16th Ethanol: Emerging Issues Forum in Omaha, Nebraska. Vasa with the Nebraska Public Power District speaks on a panel at the event discussing the roadmap…


ACE Thanks House Members for Bill that Recognizes Role Biofuels Can Play in Addressing Record High Gas Prices

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) commends U.S. Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN), Randy Feenstra (R-IA), Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Ashley Hinson (R-IA) for introducing the Home Front Energy Independence Act in response to record high gas prices and other urgent challenges. This legislation follows the Senate companion bill recently introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Joni Ernst (R-IA).…


ACE Thanks Senators for Bill that Recognizes Role Ethanol Can Play in Addressing Record High Gas Prices

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) commends Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) for leading the introduction of the Home Front Energy Independence Act in response to record high gas prices and other urgent challenges. The bill is cosponsored by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.).…


ACE: Higher Ethanol Blends Part of the Solution to Current Fuel Price, Energy Security and Climate Challenges

Following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address last night, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement to underscore steps the Administration can immediately take to address pain at the pump and other urgent challenges: “While we appreciate President Biden’s appeal to ‘buy American,’ it is disappointing the State of the Union address did…


ACE Opens 2022 Scholarship Program & Recognizes 2021 Winners

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Scholarship Program for the 2022-2023 academic year is open for application submission. As ACE introduces this year’s program, the organization congratulates the 2021 scholarship recipients Zachary Baker, Kaelyn Drury, and Allison Sahr. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship through the program to help further their collegiate education. “Engaging with…


Correcting Misrepresentations of the Environmental Outcomes of the RFS

A report released recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS) by Tyler Lark and other authors brought to life several misrepresentations of the environmental outcomes of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). American Coalition for Ethanol and Dakota Ethanol Board Member, Corn Farmer, and self-described “student” of corn production and greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and…


ACE Commends Senators for Defending the RFS in EPW Hearing

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a hearing today entitled “The Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Challenges and Opportunities.” American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings commended a handful of bipartisan Senators for defending the program with the following statement: “ACE extends our gratitude to Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa),…



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