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ACE releases 2017 annual member report

As 2017 comes to a close, ACE presents the 2017 Annual Member Report to provide an overview of key dates and noteworthy milestones during the past year. Click HERE to access a PDF of the report. The report is also avaialble on this website at ethanol.org/meet-ace/annual-report.


ACE statement on 10-year anniversary of RFS2

Sioux Falls, SD (December 19, 2017) – Ten years ago, on December 19, 2007, the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) was signed into law by President Bush, and with its passing, a congressional increase in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumes from the original 2005 law. The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings released the following statement on what this 10-year anniversary…


ACE sends letter urging extension of cellulosic biofuel, biodiesel tax credits

Sioux Falls, SD (December 15, 2017) The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings sent a letter today to Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means Kevin Brady and Chairman of the Committee on Finance Orrin Hatch urging the Conference Committee to extend the Cellulosic Biofuel Tax Credit and Biodiesel Tax Credit as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Excerpts from the letter are below.…


ACE CEO releases statement on RFS meetings at the White House

Sioux Falls, SD (December 15, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings released the following statement in response to meetings at the White House over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Background: Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has placed a “hold” on the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to be USDA Undersecretary of Farm Production and Conservation as leverage…


ACE webinar reviews ethanol progress, unfinished business

Sioux Falls, SD (December 13, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings hosted the fourth quarter webinar of ACE’s webinar series. Joined by ACE’s Legislative Counsel in Washington, D.C., Jonathon Lehman, the webinar covered challenges, opportunities and progress made during the first year of the Trump Administration and examined legislative and policy priorities coming in…


The November/December issue of Ethanol Today is online

Click here to view the "board development themed November/December issue of Ethanol Today.  


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…



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