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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…


ACE: Court decision on 2016 RFS an important victory

Sioux Falls, SD (July 31, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the Friday, July 28, decision of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that the Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) erred in its interpretation of its authority to waive biofuel requirements that reduced the 2014-‘16 total Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) below what Congress intended…


ACE scholarship program awards three deserving students

Sioux Falls, SD (July 27, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces and congratulates the 2017 scholarship winners: Carrie Kemmet, Hailea DeJong and Keithen Drury. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. “ACE congratulates these bright, young students and wishes them the best of luck as they pursue their…


ACE encourages ethanol advocates to submit comments on RFS

Sioux Falls, SD (July 26, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encourages ethanol advocates to utilize its Legislative Action Center to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s comment period opened last week on the proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard. Comments must be submitted on or before Aug. 31. ACE expressed gratitude…


ACE welcomes Governor Ricketts to 30th annual conference

Sioux Falls, SD (July 25, 2017) – The 30th annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference will host Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts as the keynote speaker during the general session on Wednesday, Aug. 16 of the upcoming Aug. 15-17 event being held at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Omaha. “Ethanol has been a great success story in Nebraska communities and communities all across the heartland,”…


ACE members urged to press for RVP legislation support during August recess

Sioux Falls, SD (July 21, 2017) – Brian Jennings, executive vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement following news that the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee would not vote on a bill (S. 517) that would allow the year-round sale of E15 until after Congress returns from its August recess. “ACE members appreciate the leadership of…



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