National Clean Energy Summit 2.0 to be Streamed Live

Joanna Schroeder

The National Clean Energy Summit 2.0: Jobs and the New Economy is taking place in Las Vegas on August 10th. If you can’t participate in person, you’re not out of luck. The event will be streamed live via Clean Skies. The summit convenes top energy and environment newsmakers from across the country where they will be discussing ‘green’ jobs, energy …

conferences, Energy, Environment, Growth Energy, News

Support Building for Increased Ethanol Blend

Cindy Zimmerman

The deadline for submitting comments to the Environmental Protection Agency period on the Green Jobs Waiver to allow up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) blends in gasoline has arrived. Growth Energy officials believe support for the proposal has grown since it was submitted by the industry in February, with President Obama, administration officials, governors, members of Congress, state and local …

blends, Ethanol, Government, Growth Energy

NAEDA Endorses Green Jobs Waiver

Chuck Zimmerman

The North American Equipment Dealers Association has come out in support of the Green Jobs Waiver. Mike Williams, VP of Government Relations for NAEDA along with Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, held a media conference call today to discuss the endorsement. In June, NAEDA endorsed the waiver through comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “We believe …

Ethanol, Government, Growth Energy, Legislation

Growth Energy Adds New Staff

Cindy Zimmerman

Two experienced Capitol Hill insiders have joined the staff of Growth Energy. Anne Steckel will be Director of Government Affairs for the ethanol organization and Ted Monoson has been named Director of Legislative Affairs. Steckel is a former aide to Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and most recently served as the Director of Congressional Relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation. …

Ethanol, Growth Energy

Ethanol Industry Welcomes EPA Comment Extension

Cindy Zimmerman

The Environmental Protection Agency today formally announced a 60 day extension of the comment period on the proposed rule revising the national Renewable Fuel Standard program, commonly referred to as RFS2. The original comment period was to end on July 27, 2009 and will now end on September 25, 2009. “With the 60-day comment period extension, EPA seeks to provide …

Ethanol, Growth Energy