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ACE CEO provides industry update during Indiana Ethanol Forum keynote address

Sioux Falls, SD (May 17, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings is keynoting the 2018 Indiana Ethanol Forum today in Indianapolis, Indiana, providing a state of the industry update to those in attendance and sharing what ACE and its allies are doing to expand market access for ethanol.  The theme of this year’s Ethanol Forum, organized by the Indiana Corn Growers Association,…


ACE congratulates Petro Serve USA on offering more ND consumers higher ethanol blends

Sioux Falls, SD (May 11, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty spoke at Petro Serve USA’s grand opening of its facility in Valley City, North Dakota, today to congratulate the company and CEO Kent Satrang on offering more consumers E15 and higher ethanol blends.  “Petro Serve has been offering ethanol blends to their customers for a long time now, and…


While RFS talks & waivers continue, rural America deserves immediate action on E15 use year-round

Sioux Falls, SD (May 8, 2018) – Following the seventh scheduled White House meeting today on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement based on initial reports the meeting concluded with agreements to eventually allow E15 use year-round, not to pursue a RIN cap, and to consider allowing RIN credits on exports of renewable…


ACE commends senate leaders for calling on EPA to carry out President’s E15 commitment

Sioux Falls, SD (April 30, 2018) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings commended 18 bipartisan senators for their letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt today to carry out the president’s recent commitment to allow the sale of E15 year-round. The letter seeks information and a transparent timeline on the regulatory pathway forward to address…


ACE: High octane ethanol the solution to improved emissions, fuel economy in future vehicles

Sioux Falls, SD (April 13, 2018) – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing this morning on “High Octane Fuels and High Efficiency Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities,” looking at the potential for high octane fuels and the vehicles designed for them to further the goals of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and Corporate Average Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas…


ACE addressing ethanol marketing challenges, low carbon benefits at NEB Forum

Sioux Falls, SD (April 12, 2018) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) board member and past board president Ron Alverson of Dakota Ethanol speaks today at Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 2018 Emerging Issues Forum in Omaha, Nebraska, about assessing new markets based on ethanol’s low carbon emissions benefits. ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty also moderates a panel tomorrow at the event covering ethanol…


ACE thanks president for pledge to support the year-round sale of E15

Sioux Falls, SD (April 12, 2018) – Today, President Trump publicly pledged his support of allowing the sale of E15 year-round. Below is a statement from American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings: “ACE has been calling for a legislative or administrative fix to this outdated regulatory burden for a long time now, and we’re grateful the president has publicly expressed his support to help…


New video addresses gasoline retailer E15 liability concerns

Sioux Falls, SD (April 5, 2018) – A controversial new video was released today, addressing fuel retailer concerns about potential liability for vehicle damage from the new E15 fuel on the flexfuelforward.com website. The video features current E15 marketers talking openly about customer E15 complaints and includes a collection of consumers who have had damage or had warranties voided by using E15.…


ACE responds to EPA providing a large refiner a “small refiner” RFS waiver

Sioux Falls, SD (April 3, 2018) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings released the following statement in light of recent reporting that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has exempted Andeavor, one of the nation's largest oil refining companies, from complying with its 2016 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) blending obligation at three of its 10 refineries: “The law allows…


ACE: EPA’s course change on GHG standards an opportunity for high-octane fuel

Sioux Falls, SD (April 2, 2018) –The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final determination on the appropriateness of model year 2022-2025 vehicle emissions standards today, effectively triggering a new process to revise the standards later this year. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings called the decision an opportunity for high-octane fuel to play a role in helping…



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