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ACE comment on apparent RFS-RVP deal

Sioux Falls, SD (February 28, 2017) Brian Jennings, Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), released the following statement in response to unconfirmed reports that a White House Executive Order is imminent which will shift the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) point of obligation away from refiners in exchange for providing Reid vapor pressure (RVP) relief for E15. “Despite…


ACE congratulates Scott Pruitt on confirmation as EPA chief

Sioux Falls, SD (February 17, 2017) – Brian Jennings, the Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  “We congratulate Mr. Pruitt on his confirmation and are eager to work with him to help EPA keep the promises that President Trump…


ACE to grassroots: Urge Senators to get ethanol support from EPA nominee Pruitt during confirmation process

Sioux Falls, SD (December 14, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) issued a call-to-action to its grassroots membership today, urging ethanol supporters to contact their U.S. Senators about the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr. Pruitt needs a majority vote of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and…


ACE 2017 DC Fly-in to take place March 22-23

Sioux Falls, SD (November 10, 2016) – On the heels of Tuesday’s historic election, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today announced their annual grassroots Washington, DC, fly-in will take place March 22-23, 2017, with the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill serving as the headquarters for the event. “ACE’s 2017 fly-in occurs during the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, a time when President-elect…


ACE debuts online E15/flex-fuel Roadmap for gasoline retailers

Sioux Falls, SD (September 7, 2016) – A new tool developed by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) for gasoline and ethanol retailers is available online starting today. The website, an interactive version of ACE’s recently released E15 & Flex Fuel Retailer Roadmap, which can be accessed here, features an interactive calculator that retailers can use to compare current sales and revenue to results…


New Ethanol Study Highlights Potential for Mid-Level Blends

Oak Ridge National Lab study notes high-octane value of ethanol blends from E25 to E40.


August 8-10 ACE Conference will feature top fuel experts

Sioux Falls, SD (July 25, 2016) The annual ACE Conference at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel is just two weeks away, and prospective attendees are being urged to register online now because discounted rates are available through August 3. You can view the full schedule of events here. ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty notes that many of the scheduled speakers will emphasize key aspects of the fuel…


RFS Field Hearing Testimony from Jeff Oestmann

The CEO of East Kansas Agri-Energy, Jeff Oestmann's full testimony during the recent RFS Field Hearing


ACE Conference breakout sessions tackle pressing industry topics

ACE is announcing more details about upcoming conference.


ACE: EPA should increase 2017 RFS blending levels as gasoline use reaches record highs

ACE's Brian Jennings comments on the proposed 2017 RFS.



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