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ACE CEO reaction to EPA’s RFS waiver decisions

Sioux Falls, SD (August 9, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated its small refinery exemption (SRE) dashboard today, granting 31 of the 38 waiver requests that were pending from the 2018 compliance year under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): “EPA’s refiner-win-at-all-costs…


ACE applauds bipartisan Senators’ letter urging EPA to update ethanol science

Sioux Falls, SD (June 25, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the letter a group of bipartisan Senators sent today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publicly announce its intent to review and incorporate the latest “Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET)” modeling into an updated life cycle assessment for corn ethanol.…


ACE statement on Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019

Sioux Falls, SD (June 14, 2019) –Today, Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019, legislation that addresses the timing and transparency issues associated with the small refinery exemption (SRE) program under the RFS. The bill would set a deadline for refineries to submit petitions for RFS exemptions to ensure granted waivers…


ACE: Thank you Mr. President for year-round E15 access

ACE leaders thank President Donald Trump for E15 support during his trip to the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.


ACE grateful EPA has finally cut the RVP red tape, enabling retailers to offer E15 to their customers year-round

Sioux Falls, SD (May 31, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its finalized rule extending the 1-psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver to E15 during the summer months to allow its sale year-round and modifying Renewable Identification Number (RIN) credit trading: “EPA’s rule…


ACE welcomes Governor Ricketts to 32nd annual conference

Sioux Falls, SD (May 28, 2019) – During Renewable Fuels Month in the Cornhusker State, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces it will host Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts as the keynote speaker during its 32nd annual ACE conference. Governor Ricketts will kick off the general session on Thursday, August 15, welcoming attendees and providing an update on how Nebraska is advancing ethanol…


ACE statement on Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019

Sioux Falls, SD (May 23, 2019) –Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD) introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019, legislation that addresses the timing and transparency issues associated with the small refinery exemption (SRE) program under the RFS. The bill would set a deadline for refineries to submit petitions…


ACE elevates low carbon White Paper to Senate Ag Committee

ACE CEO Brian Jennings sends Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) data on the positive impact agriculture and low carbon fuels like corn ethanol can have as a hearing takes up the policy debate between farming and climate change.


“What it Takes” theme for ACE’s 32nd annual conference

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) opens registration for its annual ethanol conference August 14-16 at the Omaha Marriott Downtown


ACE strongly supports EPA’s proposal to allow E15 year-round, opposes RIN market reforms

ACE urges EPA to finalize a rule allowing RVP relief for E15 by June 1 but to cast aside harmful proposals to reform the RIN market in submitted comments



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