Siouxland Ethanol Receives Grassroots Award

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) presented this year’s Grassroots Award to Siouxland Ethanol LLC of Jackson, Nebraska. The award is given annually “to a devoted individual or organization that often perform “behind the scenes” to advance the cause of ethanol.” Siouxland Ethanol LLC was presented with this year’s award by Liz Bunkers, ACE director of member and industry relations, …

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Durante Honored With Merle Anderson Award

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Doug Durante, executive director of the Clean Fuels Development Coalition was presented with he American Coalition for Ethanol’s (ACE) most prestigious award during the 30th annual conference this week in Omaha. The Merle Anderson Award is named after the founder of ACE and is given to individuals who “display unmatched support and dedication to ACE and the domestic ethanol industry.” …

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Tested, Proven and Driven – Ethanol Moving Forward

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The American Coalition for Ethanol celebrated its 30th annual conference this week by highlighting recent victories for the industry and embracing the challenges moving forward. “We’re as close as we’ve ever been to getting Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) relief for E15 and higher ethanol blends thanks to bipartisan leadership in Congress and a new way of thinking at EPA,” ACE …

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The Hill Op-Ed: RFS Helps US Economy

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In an op-ed for The Hill today, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen questions why EPA’s 2018 renewable fuel standard (RFS) blending requirements proposal includes a request for public comments on “whether the proposed biofuel volumes would somehow cause “severe harm” to the economy.” “Of course, suggesting that ethanol and the RFS pose any “harm” at all—“severe” …

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#ACEConf17 Highlights Nebraska’s Ethanol Industry

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Duane Kristensen, general manager of Chief Ethanol Fuels in Lexington, Nebraska, had the opportunity this week to stand with the governor of his state and talk about the success story of ethanol at the annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference in Omaha. Kristensen, who serves as ACE board vice president, started the business session of the conference Wednesday by …

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Biodiesel Import Decision Delay Called Routine

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The U.S. Department of Commerce posted an announcement in the Federal Register this week announcing the postponement of issuing preliminary determinations on alleged dumping of Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel on the U.S. market. National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Chief Operating Officer Doug Whitehead says the postponement is routine and was expected. “In nearly all unfair trade cases investigated by the Department …

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Ethanol and Motorcycles Mix at Sturgis Rally

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At the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally last week, the Renewable Fuels Association stepped up its efforts to provide motorcycle owners with the facts about the use of ethanol their engines – mainly that ten percent ethanol is approved by every major motorcycle manufacturer. This was ninth year for the ethanol sponsorship at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Campground and it just …

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ACE Helps POET-Big Stone Celebrate 15 Years

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) helped member plant POET Biorefining – Big Stone celebrate its 15-year anniversary this week at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank, South Dakota. ACE executive vice president Brian Jennings spoke at POET Big Stone’s annual meeting along with Northern Growers LLC CFO Bob Narem and POET representatives Seth Artz and Blaine Gomer. POET Biorefining …

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RFA Chairman Pumps Fuel for Bikers

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Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) chairman Mick Henderson was a long way from his old Kentucky home this week, pumping 93 octane 10 percent ethanol fuel for bikers at the Buffalo Chip Campground for the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, SD. “Back in Kentucky you might say that bourbon is the place to put your corn, but we drink the …

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ACE Announces Scholarship Winners

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has announced its 2017 scholarship winners. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. Carrie Kemmet of Eleva, Wisconsin, will be attending Purdue University, where she is enrolled in the first-year engineering curriculum and the Honors College. Carrie is the daughter of Neal and Lucinda Kemmet. …

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