Ethanol Industry Launches RFS Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

The ethanol industry through Fuels America is launching a major advertising campaign in the nation’s capitol this week urging support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen says the campaign asks the EPA to choose whether to reward the oil industry for refusing to fulfill its obligations under the law, or to …

Audio, Fuels America, RFA, RFS

Biofuels Leaders Ask President for Meeting

Cindy Zimmerman

A dozen organizations and companies representing biofuels interests this week sent a letter to President Obama asking for a meeting on proposed rules under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) due to come out next month. The letter comes on the heels of an analysis from the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) showing how EPA delays in setting volume requirements (RVOs) under …

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“Clean, Secure, American Energy” Campaign Launched

Joanna Schroeder

This month marks the 102 anniversary of tax breaks signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson, for the oil industry. They were part of the first income tax code that took effect on March 1, 1913. As America marks this anniversary, Fuels America has launched a new campaign, “Clean, Secure, American Energy,” to highlight the success of the Renewable Fuel …

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Fuels America Launches Pro Biofuels Campaign

Joanna Schroeder

Fuels America has launched a new TV and radio campaign thanking American renewable fuels supporters Minnesota Senator Al Franken, Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, Nebraska Rep. Lee Terry and Michigan Rep. Gary Peters for fighting for local jobs and working to end America’s reliance on foreign oil. The ads, on the radio in Minnesota and in Michigan and on television in …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Fuels America, RFS, Video

Fuels America Is Spilling the ‘Oil’

Joanna Schroeder

Fuels America is spilling the oil detailing the amount of money Big Oil has spent to “rig the political system” with lobbyists and campaign cash since 2008. Using data from opensecrets.org, the oil industry has spent more than $1.1 billion, $961 million lobbying Congress and $146 million in campaign contributions. This equates to more than $2 million for each member …

EPA, Ethanol, Fuels America, Oil, RFS

Fuels America Campaign Focuses on Nat’l Security

Joanna Schroeder

As the U.S. government fights ISIS, this week oil fields became a target in the war on terror Fuels America is running a new series of ads online, radio, cable and in the Washington, D.C. market. The ads tell the public and decision makers that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) could end American’s addiction to foreign oil. The radio ads …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Fuels America, RFS, Video

Fuels America Celebrates Labor Day

Joanna Schroeder

Labor Day in America is this weekend and Fuels America is celebrating by highlighting  a recent report on American workers in the U.S. biofuels industry. According to the organization, the renewable fuels industry has tremendously grown since the passage of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). Today, the sector supports more than 850,000 jobs and generates $46.2 billion in wages. Combined, the …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Fuels America, RFS

Prez: Don’t Undermine the RFS

Joanna Schroeder

Fuels America is asking President Obama to not undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) especially as it relates to the development of cellulosic ethanol. The coalition has placed a full page ad in the Martha’s Vineyard Gazette to tell the president how a proposal by his administration — if it is not fixed — will inadvertently cause investment in advanced …

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New Campaign Spotlights Winners if RFS is Lost

Cindy Zimmerman

A new Fuels America campaign spotlights who wins if we lose the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The top ten list includes: 1. Supertankers: Cutting production of U.S. renewables means more oil imports. 2. Big Oil Execs: Less ethanol in your tank means more in big oil’s wallets. 3. Asthma Inhaler Manufacturers: Cutting the RFS means dirtier fuel and dirtier air. …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Fuels America, RFS

Fuels America Campaign Reminds Drivers of Savings

John Davis

Just as a good-sized portion of the country is hitting the road for Memorial Day weekend, Fuels America launches an ad campaign to remind drivers just how much they are saving at the pump, thanks to ethanol and biodiesel. The coalition of groups committed to protecting the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and promoting alternative fuels is airing the campaign on …

Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Fuels America, Media