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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…


ACE Recommends USDA Establish Framework to Reward Farmers, Biofuel Facilities for Carbon Cutting Contributions in its Climate Strategy

Sioux Falls, SD (April 29, 2021) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encouraged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help establish a protocol for biofuel producers and farmers to easily document the carbon intensity benefits of changes in agricultural practices in comments submitted today regarding USDA’s climate strategy for President Biden’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate…


ACE Statement on Renewable Fuels’ Role in the U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution Under the Paris Agreement

Sioux Falls, SD (April 22, 2021) – Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced a 50-52 percent emissions reduction target from 2005 levels by 2030 as the U.S.’s new Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement with reference to low carbon renewable fuels as part of the strategy to tackle climate change and meet the country’s commitment under the pact. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE)…


ACE Congratulates Producer Member Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company for Reaching 25 Years of Ethanol and Industrial Alcohol Production  

Sioux Falls, SD (April 15, 2021) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) producer member Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) of Benson, Minnesota, announced today that April marks the company’s 25-year anniversary. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement congratulating CVEC for reaching this milestone: “ACE proudly celebrates with CVEC this month as it marks 25 years of providing…


ACE Urges for a Technology-Neutral Approach to Infrastructure and Incentives for E15-E85 and Flexible Fuel Vehicles

As Congress considers infrastructure legislation, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings urges lawmakers to take a technology-neutral approach when making investments to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy in the transportation sector and provides recommendations for ways Congress can spend a small fraction of the proposed $174 billion currently being discussed in support…


ACE: EPA’s Year-Round E15 Regulation Legally Defensible

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings today spoke out in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 regulation, which finally allowed year-round E15 availability, and the industry’s efforts to defend the rule. Ahead of oral arguments in the D.C. Circuit Court regarding the lawsuit oil refiners filed to undermine the expansion of E15, Jennings issued the following statement: “EPA’s…


ACE 34th Annual Conference to Discuss Activity Underway to “Accelerate” Ethanol Growth

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual ethanol conference to be held in-person August 18-20, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


ACE Thanks USDA for Including Biofuel Producers in Plan to Distribute Unspent Pandemic Assistance

Sioux Falls, SD – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced USDA is establishing new programs to bring financial assistance to those who have been impacted by COVID-19 market disruptions, including biofuels producers. Through the initiative, called USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers, USDA is dedicating at least $6 billion to develop new programs or modify existing…



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