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Coalition Seeks Court Action Forcing EPA to Account for Lost Biofuel Volumes

Sioux Falls, SD (July 31, 2019) — An agriculture and biofuels coalition has petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to lift a stay it placed on a joint 2018 petition asking the court to protect the renewable fuels industry from undue harm caused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The petition, filed late Tuesday afternoon, asks EPA to revise its Renewable…


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 congratulates Scott Pruitt on confirmation as EPA chief

Sioux Falls, SD (February 17, 2017) – Brian Jennings, the Executive Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  “We congratulate Mr. Pruitt on his confirmation and are eager to work with him to help EPA keep the promises that President Trump…


ACE to grassroots: Urge Senators to get ethanol support from EPA nominee Pruitt during confirmation process

Sioux Falls, SD (December 14, 2016) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) issued a call-to-action to its grassroots membership today, urging ethanol supporters to contact their U.S. Senators about the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr. Pruitt needs a majority vote of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and…


ACE 2017 DC Fly-in to take place March 22-23

Sioux Falls, SD (November 10, 2016) – On the heels of Tuesday’s historic election, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today announced their annual grassroots Washington, DC, fly-in will take place March 22-23, 2017, with the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill serving as the headquarters for the event. “ACE’s 2017 fly-in occurs during the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, a time when President-elect…


RFS Field Hearing Testimony from Jeff Oestmann

The CEO of East Kansas Agri-Energy, Jeff Oestmann's full testimony during the recent RFS Field Hearing


ACE: EPA should increase 2017 RFS blending levels as gasoline use reaches record highs

ACE's Brian Jennings comments on the proposed 2017 RFS.


ACE & ethanol retailers counter ethanol myths & highlight consumer interest in higher blends during Congressional Briefing

Retailers fight against Blend Wall myths during Congressional Briefing.


ACE members highlight importance of RFS, urge RVP relief for E15 and higher blends during DC fly-in

Ethanol advocates hit Capitol Hill today and tomorrow to promote RFS and E15 success.


ACE statement on Senate RFS oversight hearing

ACE's Brian Jennings comments on RFS hearing.



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