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ACE Participates in OPIS LCFS and Carbon Markets Workshop

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) consultant Jonathon Lehman speaks today on behalf of the organization on a panel entitled “Reducing Carbon Intensity in Renewable Fuels with Climate Smart Farming Practices” with representatives from Gevo and the American Society of Agronomy at the OPIS LCFS and Carbon Markets Workshop in San Francisco, California. Lehman’s company Cultivating Conservation helps…


ACE to Biden: Proper RFS Implementation and Year-Round E15 Will Meaningfully Reduce Transportation Sector GHGs

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today called on U.S. President Joe Biden to set the maximum statutory volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the 2021 and 2022 Renewable Volume Obligation rulemaking and pursue all options to ensure uninterrupted market access for E15. In a letter to President Biden, ACE CEO Brian Jennings outlined how these actions are the quickest way to reduce greenhouse…


Capitalizing on Ethanol’s Carbon Potential a Key Focus of ACE 2021 Conference Agenda Lineup

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has been a leader in promoting the low carbon benefits of corn ethanol, including advocating for clean fuel policies or standards at the state and federal levels to increase ethanol demand. ACE is using its annual meeting this year in Minneapolis to showcase the organization’s, member’s, and industry’s progression to capitalize on ethanol’s low carbon potential. The…


ACE 2021 Conference Sessions Explore Strategies for Ethanol Boards to Grow, Protect and Lead their Ethanol Businesses

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 34th annual conference taking place next month August 18-20 in Minneapolis provides content focused on ways to make ethanol plants more profitable and efficient. The event draws industry leadership for updates on public policy, market development, board of director training, and much more. Consulting firms Christianson PLLP and K·Coe Isom will host breakout…


ACE Recommends USDA Establish Framework to Reward Farmers, Biofuel Facilities for Carbon Cutting Contributions in its Climate Strategy

Sioux Falls, SD (April 29, 2021) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encouraged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help establish a protocol for biofuel producers and farmers to easily document the carbon intensity benefits of changes in agricultural practices in comments submitted today regarding USDA’s climate strategy for President Biden’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate…


ACE Thanks USDA for its Continual Investment in Biofuel Infrastructure

Sioux Falls, SD (April 23, 2021) –The U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced investments in critical infrastructure this week that prioritizes climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship, including an investment of $18.4 million in 20 states through the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President…


ACE: New CCS Venture Puts Ethanol on Path to Net-Zero Emissions

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement after the announcement of a new carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project called Summit Carbon Solutions: “ACE welcomes the announcement of this ambitious and important project which recognizes the incredible potential ethanol holds to help achieve net-zero carbon emissions in the U.S. by capturing the…


New Study Showing Corn Ethanol Reduces Carbon Emissions by Nearly 50 Percent Cites ACE Low Carbon White Paper

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings today recognized a new study published by Harvard University, Tufts University and Environmental Health & Engineering Inc. scientists as an illustration of ethanol’s carbon footprint, but reiterated there is more work to do if policy is to be done correctly. The study cites ACE’s 2018 White Paper titled “The Case for Properly Valuing the Low…


ACE Welcomes Senate Democrats’ Report Providing More Congressional Credit to Biofuel’s Role in Reducing GHG Emissions

Sioux Falls, SD (August 25, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis released a report “The Case for Climate Action: Building a Clean Economy for the American People” detailing a framework for future legislation in Congress to address climate change. “ACE has been laying the strategic groundwork necessary to leverage ethanol’s low carbon value in the market…




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