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ACE addressing retail ethanol questions in Mexico again as tribunal overturns blending injunction

Sioux Falls, SD (June 21, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty returned to Mexico this week for the third time this year to speak at a meeting of Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers in León about equipment compatibility and other practical considerations when implementing and selling up to E10 blends for the first time. This meeting is part…


ACE scholarship program announces 2018 winners

PHOTO: (L to R) Keithen Drury, Emma Baker, Brett Galles Sioux Falls, SD (June 20, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates the 2018 scholarship recipients Keithen Drury, Brett Galles, and Emma Baker. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. “ACE wishes these bright young students of ACE member plant…


ACE Statement on White House Indefinitely Delaying RFS Changes

Sioux Falls, SD (June 6, 2018) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings released the following statement following news that President Trump decided to indefinitely delay a memo proposing changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) including allowing refiners to get RIN credits on exports of renewable fuel. “ACE extends our gratitude to Republican and Democratic Senators, especially…


Farm, Biofuel Coalition Demands EPA Account for Lost Biofuel Volumes

Coalition Petitions EPA to Revise the Way It Calculates Annual Renewable Fuel Obligations; EPA Is Failing to Comply with Statutory Mandate


ACE: Outdated E15 regulatory barrier still in place, despite President’s repeated pledge

Sioux Falls, SD (June 1, 2018) – Despite repeated public endorsements from the White House to allow the sale of E15 unleaded gasoline year-round, EPA has taken no action to lift the outdated regulatory barrier prior to today’s start of the low Reid vapor pressure (RVP) season. E15 was tested and approved in 2011 for use in any car or light truck from model year 2001 and newer. EPA’s interpretation…


ACE CEO provides industry update during Indiana Ethanol Forum keynote address

Sioux Falls, SD (May 17, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings is keynoting the 2018 Indiana Ethanol Forum today in Indianapolis, Indiana, providing a state of the industry update to those in attendance and sharing what ACE and its allies are doing to expand market access for ethanol.  The theme of this year’s Ethanol Forum, organized by the Indiana Corn Growers Association,…


ACE congratulates Petro Serve USA on offering more ND consumers higher ethanol blends

Sioux Falls, SD (May 11, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty spoke at Petro Serve USA’s grand opening of its facility in Valley City, North Dakota, today to congratulate the company and CEO Kent Satrang on offering more consumers E15 and higher ethanol blends.  “Petro Serve has been offering ethanol blends to their customers for a long time now, and…


While RFS talks & waivers continue, rural America deserves immediate action on E15 use year-round

Sioux Falls, SD (May 8, 2018) – Following the seventh scheduled White House meeting today on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement based on initial reports the meeting concluded with agreements to eventually allow E15 use year-round, not to pursue a RIN cap, and to consider allowing RIN credits on exports of renewable…


ACE commends senate leaders for calling on EPA to carry out President’s E15 commitment

Sioux Falls, SD (April 30, 2018) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings commended 18 bipartisan senators for their letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt today to carry out the president’s recent commitment to allow the sale of E15 year-round. The letter seeks information and a transparent timeline on the regulatory pathway forward to address…


ACE: High octane ethanol the solution to improved emissions, fuel economy in future vehicles

Sioux Falls, SD (April 13, 2018) – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing this morning on “High Octane Fuels and High Efficiency Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities,” looking at the potential for high octane fuels and the vehicles designed for them to further the goals of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and Corporate Average Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas…



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