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ACE returns to Monterrey for a more in-depth ethanol forum to address both returning and new retailers' questions

Sioux Falls, SD (March 21, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty marked his second trip to Mexico this year with a return visit to Monterrey to speak at an ethanol technical information forum for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers…


ACE CEO statement on EPA granting more RFS waivers

Sioux Falls, SD (March 14, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved five small refinery exemption (SRE) requests that were pending from the 2017 compliance year under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), making the total number of SREs for 2016 and 2017 more than 50 with 2.61 billion…


ACE reaction to EPA’s proposed rule to allow E15 year-round

Sioux Falls, SD (March 12, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed rulemaking to allow the sale of E15 year-round, as well as its reform proposals to the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) credit market: “We’re pleased EPA has finally publicized its proposal to…


ACE, retailers talk opportunities to increase E15, higher ethanol blends at NEB Forum

Sioux Falls, SD (March 7, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty participates on a panel today at Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 2019 Emerging Issues Forum in La Vista, Nebraska, with retailers about the opportunities and practical considerations to increase E15 and higher ethanol blends. Lamberty also moderates a panel Friday about emerging markets for U.S. ethanol.  Joining…


ACE returns to Mexico in 2019 to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (February 22, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Mérida, Mexico, this week for the first ethanol technical information forum held in 2019 for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers (AMPES), to inform…


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…



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