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ACE elects 2019 executive committee

Sioux Falls, SD (January 31, 2019) – During its first quarter meeting, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board of Directors elected its officers and Executive Committee members for 2019. Re-elected to serve as officers on the Executive Committee are: Duane Kristensen, serving as ACE’s Board President. Kristensen is the General Manager of Chief Ethanol Fuels, which owns a 70 million-gallon-per-year…


ACE leadership to share Mexico ethanol market outlook from work with retailers in the country at IRFA Summit

Sioux Falls, SD (January 28, 2019) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President and Market Development Director Ron Lamberty will share ethanol market opportunities and challenges from his travels to Mexico over the past year in a trade roundtable discussion at the 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit taking place tomorrow, January 29.  Lamberty traveled to Mexico six times last year to…


ACE commends Senators for confronting Acting EPA Administrator on ethanol during confirmation hearing

Sioux Falls, SD (January 16, 2019) – Today, the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) held a hearing on the nomination of Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to lead the Agency. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings commended a handful of bipartisan Senators for demanding answers during the hearing to the biofuel industry’s…


ACE reaction to Andrew Wheeler’s nomination as EPA chief

Sioux Falls, SD (January 9, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after President Donald Trump formally nominated Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Wheeler currently serves as EPA Acting Administrator and will need to be confirmed by a majority vote in the U.S. Senate: “We congratulate…


ACE announces dates for 2019 Washington, DC fly-in and government affairs summit

  Sioux Falls, SD (January 9, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) formally announces its 11th annual Washington, D.C. Fly-in and Government Affairs Summit will take place April 2-3. Event registration and sponsorship opportunities are available at ethanol.org/events/fly-in. “Ethanol producers are experiencing economic stress due to artificial limits on demand and we have more policy…


Groups support climate friendly soil carbon pilot program in Farm Bill

(December 12, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) thank the Farm Bill conferees for including language in the 2018 Farm Bill to establish an Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) pilot program to promote and document the benefits of farming practices…


ACE: 95 RON trade for RFS repeal not an ethanol growth strategy

Sioux Falls, SD (December 11, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued a statement today responding to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment hearing on the discussion draft “21st Century Transportation Fuels Act,” which proposes an exchange of a national (95 RON) octane fuel requirement for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Below…


ACE statement on final RFS volumes for 2019

Sioux Falls, SD (November 30, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the statement below in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).   The Agency set a total renewable fuel blending obligation of 19.92 billion gallons next year of which 4.92 billion gallons shall be advanced…


Mexico City marks sixth visit to Mexico for ACE in 2018 to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (November 20, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Mexico City last week for the final ethanol technical workshop held this year for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The workshops were a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Suppliers (AMPES), to inform local station…


New editorial themes deliver timely content to ACE’s Ethanol Today Magazine in 2019

Sioux Falls, SD (October 23, 2018) – The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has released its lineup of editorial themes, as well as magazine advertising  and event sponsorship opportunities for 2019. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, including clean fuel and high octane ethanol market opportunities; trade; an…



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