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ACE Welcomes U.S. Representative Angie Craig to 34th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is pleased to announce it will host U.S. Representative Angie Craig (D-Minn.) to provide a special address during its 34th annual ACE conference next week. Representative Craig will be featured in the slate of morning general sessions on Thursday, August 19, welcoming attendees and providing an update on biofuel issues from her perspective on Capitol Hill. “Increasing…


ACE: Low Carbon Ethanol Available Now to Make Meaningful Reductions in GHGs to Reach Climate Goals

Today, President Joe Biden outlined a new national target for the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), calling for them to represent half of all new vehicle sales by 2030. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings released the following statement in response: “Pledges to make more electric vehicles in the future will do little to reduce GHG emissions until and unless the way we generate…


Capitalizing on Ethanol’s Carbon Potential a Key Focus of ACE 2021 Conference Agenda Lineup

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has been a leader in promoting the low carbon benefits of corn ethanol, including advocating for clean fuel policies or standards at the state and federal levels to increase ethanol demand. ACE is using its annual meeting this year in Minneapolis to showcase the organization’s, member’s, and industry’s progression to capitalize on ethanol’s low carbon potential. The…


ACE 2021 Conference Sessions Explore Strategies for Ethanol Boards to Grow, Protect and Lead their Ethanol Businesses

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 34th annual conference taking place next month August 18-20 in Minneapolis provides content focused on ways to make ethanol plants more profitable and efficient. The event draws industry leadership for updates on public policy, market development, board of director training, and much more. Consulting firms Christianson PLLP and K·Coe Isom will host breakout…


ACE Conference Breakout Sessions Explore Key Industry Issues

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 34th annual conference coming up August 18-20 in Minneapolis offers a variety of breakout sessions covering the latest in technology updates, 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 19, following the morning general session…


ACE: Court Reversal on Year-Round E15 Regulation a Disappointment

Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 regulation, which finally allowed year-round E15 availability. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty today spoke out expressing disappointment in the court’s decision: “ACE is disappointed the D.C. Circuit Court chose not to see the oil industry’s opposition to EPA’s rule…


ACE Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Retailers and Automakers with Ethanol Infrastructure Incentives

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) introduced a series of bills last week that would provide incentives for gas station owners to offer higher ethanol blends and for automakers to make flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs). Two of the bills are co-sponsored by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), one provides funding for higher blend infrastructure and the other offers FFV incentives. A third bill is co-sponsored by…


ACE Praises Member Chief Ethanol for New CCS Venture

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates one of its ethanol producer members Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. for the announcement of onsite carbon capture and sequestration projects with Catahoula Resources, LLC at its ethanol plants in Hastings and Lexington, Nebraska, which should reduce the carbon intensity (CI) of each facility significantly. ACE CEO Brian Jennings praised Chief Ethanol…


ACE Welcomes Court Order to Vacate Trump EPA Last-Minute Small Refinery Exemptions

Today, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomed an order from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit which vacates three last-minute small refinery exemptions (SREs) granted by the Trump Administration Environmental Protection Agency on the eve of President Joe Biden’s inauguration. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following response to this news: “In anticipation that the prior…


ACE Commends Argonne Scientists for Providing Further Evidence Demonstrating Why Ethanol Must Be Part of the Climate Solution

Sioux Falls, SD (May 5, 2021) – Today, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomed more scientifically credible evidence provided by Department of Energy Argonne National Lab scientists that explicitly states, “Corn ethanol plays an important role in enhancing energy security and the rural economy while contributing to decarbonizing the transportation sector in the USA.” The new study shows…



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