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ACE: Keeping RFS point of obligation a win for retailers, consumers

Sioux Falls, SD (November 22, 2017) – Brian Jennings, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement today to reject petitions filed last year by some refiners to change the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) point of obligation. "Moving the RFS point of obligation to downstream…


ACE: Pruitt letter result of strong Senate leadership on RFS issues

Sioux Falls, SD (October 20, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Executive Vice President, Brian Jennings, released the following statement thanking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for his letter to several Midwestern Senators reiterating his commitment to support the spirit and text of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “The concessions and promises…


ACE submits comments on how high-octane ethanol blends can help meet fuel economy, emissions standards

Sioux Falls, SD (October 6, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) set forth recommendations to accelerate the transition of transportation fuels to low-cost, high-octane biofuels such as ethanol in its comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the final determination of fuel economy and emissions standards for model year 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles. ACE…


ACE partners on EPA Smart Sectors program  

Sioux Falls, SD (October 3, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces its participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Smart Sectors program launched today to provide a platform for collaboration with regulated sectors to help the agency develop forward-thinking ways to improve environmental outcomes. Smart Sectors is partnering with trade associations from 13 industry sectors…


ACE member Siouxland Ethanol speaks at governors’ conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 27, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) member plant Siouxland Ethanol LLC brought biofuels to the forefront at this week’s 15th annual Tri-State Governors’ Conference in Sioux City, Iowa. The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota get together for this biannual event to discuss the issues impacting their respective states and the Siouxland region. “These…


ACE leadership testifies on CAFE-GHG emissions standards

Sioux Falls, SD (September 6, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Executive Vice President Brian Jennings testified today during the public hearing in Washington, D.C. on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Reconsideration of the Final Determination of the Midterm Evaluation (MTE) of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Model Year (MY) 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicles. “Unfortunately,…


ACE leadership, Gov. Ricketts kick off 30th annual conference

Omaha, NE (August 16, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) kicked off the first day of sessions at the 30th annual conference with a discussion of the progress being made and work that remains to expand market access for ethanol in the U.S. and around the world. This year’s conference keynote speaker Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts followed expressing how ethanol is a huge part of value-added…


30th annual ACE conference remarks from Executive Vice President Brian Jennings

ACE executive vice president, Brian Jennings, opened up the organization's 30th annual conference in Omaha with remarks on the successes of the last year and highlighting upcoming projects and opportunities ACE is working on for ACE members.  Comments Here.


ACE elects board of directors at annual conference

Omaha, NE (August 15, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the re-election of several board members and the election of one new representative to the organization’s board of directors during its annual meeting prior to ACE’s 30th annual conference in Omaha.


ACE congratulates member plants on 15-year anniversaries

Sioux Falls, SD (August 10, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates member plants reaching anniversary milestones this summer, including POET Biorefining - Big Stone’s 15-year anniversary event today at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank, South Dakota,and Glacial Lakes Energy LLC’s (GLE) 15-year celebration and commencement of its Watertown, South Dakota, unit train facility…



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