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New Editorial Themes Deliver Resourceful, Timely Content for ACE’s Ethanol Today Magazine Readers in 2021

Sioux Falls, SD (October 16, 2020) – The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has issued its lineup of editorial themes, as well as magazine advertising opportunities for 2021. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, including low carbon, high octane ethanol market opportunities; new ethanol uses and product diversification;…


ACE Commends Argonne for 2020 Updates to GREET Model including new Feedstock Carbon Intensity Calculator

Sioux Falls, SD (October 9, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today expressed its appreciation toward U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory scientists for updates to the Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model, which is widely recognized as the gold-standard tool used to audit the energy and environmental effects of transportation…


ACE Helping Retailers Move More Ethanol Gallons Via USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program

Sioux Falls, SD (October 8, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is holding events at fuel retail stations in Minnesota and Iowa and has invited the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and other stakeholders to join them for an announcement from Secretary Perdue regarding USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). ACE Senior Vice President and Market Development…


ACE Statement on Brazil’s Extension of TRQ on US Ethanol

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2020) – The U.S. and Brazil announced late Friday they’re reinstating for 90 days starting today, September 14, the tariff rate quota (TRQ) on Brazilian imports of U.S. ethanol, which expired August 31 and allowed nearly 200 million gallons of U.S. ethanol to be imported tariff free. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following reaction: “While…


Corn Growers, Ethanol Supporters to EPA: Stop Penalizing Ethanol Blends

Sioux Falls, SD (August 14, 2020) The Urban Air Initiative (UAI), a coalition of state corn grower organizations, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), and the Clean Fuels Development Coalition filed comments today asking EPA not to penalize ethanol’s ability to reduce carbon emissions. The EPA is proposing to penalize ethanol for its lower carbon profile, even though nothing in the law warrants…


ACE: Senate stimulus marks next step in securing direct aid for biofuels sector, now Congress must see it across the finish line

Sioux Falls, SD (July 28, 2020) – Late yesterday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled his coronavirus economic relief package including $20 billion in relief to be used by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in addition to the $14 billion in funding the previously enacted CARES Act provides USDA via the Commodity Credit Corporation account. This marks the next step toward…


ACE CEO Reflects on the Life of the “Ethanol Answer Man”

Sioux Falls, SD – The ethanol industry has lost another pioneer. Larry Johnson, the one and only “Ethanol Answer Man,” passed away on Sunday, July 19. Click here for the obituary. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings reflects on his memories of the ethanol industry pioneer in issuing the following tribute: “Larry was one of ethanol’s most energetic and passionate advocates, embodied…


Thune Introduces Bill to Support Hand Sanitizer and Ethanol Production By Extending FDA Guidance

“American ethanol producers stand ready to help America get through these tough times.”


ACE 2020 Conference “Rising Up,” Moving to Aug. 25 with the FEW

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is co-locating its annual ethanol conference with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop August 25 at the CHI Health Center Omaha


ACE: Direct aid to address COVID-19 economic impact on biofuel industry approved by the U.S. House of Representatives

Sioux Falls, SD – The passage of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act Friday, May 15, in the U.S. House of Representatives marks another positive step toward economic relief for ethanol producers with the new Renewable Fuel Reimbursement Program that would provide direct aid through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Upon reviewing the draft language May…



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