Ethanol Coalition Urges EPA to Fully Restore RFS

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The coalition of farm and ethanol groups behind the case against Small Refinery Exemptions under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that was decided in January is still waiting for EPA to implement the court decision or even communicate the intention to do so after eight months. The four associations representing farmers and ethanol producers – the Renewable Fuels Association, American …

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ACE Annual Meeting Archive

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The virtual 2020 American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference was held last week, but it lives on in the archived Fuel Ethanol Workshop events. Most of the content is also available in audio form on the ACE virtual newsroom. The last panel of the conference offered ethanol producer perspectives on these uncertain times for the industry and what the …

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House Ag Committee Chair Says Ethanol is Priority

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson puts ethanol second only to the hog industry in priority to get some kind of assistance to mitigate losses this year due to coronavirus restrictions. “Because of the price of oil collapsing and people not driving…and also these waivers that have been given out by the administration, which should have never been considered,” Peterson …

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Ethanol Report 9-21-20

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Last week brought a flurry of good news for the ethanol industry in three major areas – exports, expansion of higher blends, and protecting the renewable fuel standard. In this edition of the Ethanol Report, we hear ethanol industry leaders comment on EPA denial of retroactive refinery waivers, Brazil’s 90 day extension of its ethanol tariff rate quota, and the …

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Ethanol Leaders Receive Well-Deserved Awards

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored two exceptional ethanol advocates for their contributions to the industry with an awards video during the 33rd annual ACE conference held virtually in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Expo this week. Bob Scott, who served as the ACE Board President from 1999 to 2009 representing Poet Ethanol Products, was recognized …

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USDA Undersecretary Censky to Return to ASA

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USDA Undersecretary Steve Censky gave one of his last addresses in his current role to the American Coalition for Ethanol virtual annual conference this week. It was announced this morning that Censky will be returning to his former job as CEO of the American Soybean Association in November as after serving with USDA since October 2017. In his prerecorded remarks …

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ACE Launches “Flex Check” Tool for E15 Compatibility

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During its virtual annual conference this week, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) launched a tool on its fuel-marketer focused flexfuelforward.com website to provide retailers with a free way to check if their equipment is already E15 compatible. Available 24/7, the “Flex Check” E15 compatibility tool will arm retailers with the confidence and information they need to make a conversion …

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Ethanol Producers Provide Perspective on Panel

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As part of the virtual American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference this week, three ethanol producer members share their perspectives on major issues impacting them this year, including COVID-19 and RFS mismanagement, as well as their optimism for ethanol’s role in a low carbon fuel future. Participating in the panel: Duane Kristensen, General Manager, Chief Ethanol Fuels Dave Sovereign, Chairman, …

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ACE Virtual Meeting Underway

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The virtual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference kicked off without a hitch this afternoon with opening remarks from Board President Duane Kristensen representing Chief Ethanol Fuels, followed by ACE CEO Brian Jennings reflecting on the struggles of the year so far and the opportunities for ethanol in a low carbon future. “At the federal level, it is a …

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Preview of Virtual #ACECONF20

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The 33rd Annual American Coalition for Ethanol Conference taking place on Wednesday afternoon of the Fuel Ethanol Workshop will be a lot different from any of the 32 that came before, but the agenda offers the same great content it always does. The popular retailers panel will kick the meeting into high gear as ACE Senior Vice President & Director …

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