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ACE 2017 DC fly-in promotes RVP relief, RFS support

Sioux Falls, SD (March 27, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and over 70 of its grassroots members lobbied Members of Congress last week in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s ninth annual fly-in. The two-day event brought together retailers, ethanol producers, investors, corn growers, service and product providers, and more to participate in over 120 meetings on Capitol Hill.…


ACE DC fly-in underscores biofuel's importance to rural economy

Washington, D.C. (March 22, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and over 70 of its grassroots members are in Washington, D.C. as part of the organization’s 9th annual fly-in today and tomorrow. “This unique event brings together a group of advocates from all walks of life, putting a human face on the ethanol industry to communicate our policy priorities to Members of Congress and Executive…


ACE applauds ASTM standard for high-octane fuel use

Sioux Falls, SD (March 16, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomes a recently published ASTM International standard, which creates a broadly accepted specification for high-octane fuel that could help not only drive innovation in the auto industry, as cars with higher performance engines are introduced into the global marketplace, but growth within the ethanol industry, as these engines…


Trump reinstates review of GHG, fuel economy standards

Sioux Falls, SD (March 15, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) supports President Donald Trump’s decision today to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider the final determination of greenhouse gas standards (GHG) for model year (MY) 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles and, in harmony with the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to reinstate…


ACE appoints Fletcher as Communications Director

Sioux Falls, SD (March 6, 2017) – Former bioenergy magazine editor Katie Fletcher has joined the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) staff as Communications Director at the organization’s office based out of Sioux Falls  ACE Executive Vice President Brian Jennings says Fletcher’s experience as a writer and editor at BBI International, a company that produces bioenergy and biofuels events and trade…


ACE elects 2017 executive committee

Sioux Falls, SD (March 2, 2017) – During its first quarter meeting, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board of Directors elected its officers and executive committee members for 2017. Re-elected to serve as officers on the Executive Committee are: Ron Alverson, representing Dakota Ethanol, LLC, an ethanol plant in Wentworth, South Dakota, which produces 50 million gallons of ethanol per year…


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 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 requests federal pathway for high-octane, low-carbon fuels to meet CAFE-GHG standards

Sioux Falls, SD (September 26, 2016) In comments submitted today to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and California Air Resources Board (CARB), the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) called for a federal pathway to be established enabling automakers to meet future CAFE-GHG standards with high-octane,…


ACE ad buy urges Congress to act on RVP legislation

Washington, DC (September 19, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) kicked-off a two week ad campaign today in Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E), a Washington DC-based media outlet with five daily online publications and a daily video webcast for energy and environmental policy leaders. Charlie Good, an ASE-certified mechanic and c-store owner, is featured in digital advertisements…



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