ACE Elects 2024 Executive Committee

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board of Directors last week elected its Executive Committee for 2024. Re-elected to serve as officers on the 2024 Executive Committee are: Dave Sovereign, President – Chairman of Golden Grain Energy’s Board in Mason City, Iowa and also serves on the board of Absolute Energy in St. Ansgar, Iowa. Troy Knecht, Vice President – …

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Governors’ E15 Waiver Request Moves Forward

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After months of delay, some action was finally taken this week on the request from eight states to allow year-round sales of E15. On Monday, EPA’s proposed rule was sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final review, which is the last step in the process before the rule is finalized and published. Renewable Fuels …

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U.S. Treasury and IRS Release SAF Guidance

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today released guidance on the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Credit established by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The Treasury Department’s guidance provides important clarity around eligibility for the SAF Credit. The credit incentivizes the production of SAF that achieves a lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions reduction of at least 50% …

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Dates for 2024 ACE DC Fly-in Set for March

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has announced its 13th annual DC Fly-in and Government Affairs Summit will take place March 14-15, 2024, assuming Congress will be in session on those dates. Building off this past spring’s successful return to Capitol Hill, ACE is eager to continue hosting one of the industry’s longest-running and successful fly-ins for biofuels advocates. “We …

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Ethanol Industry Reacts to Waiver Ruling

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers and ethanol producers are disappointed in last week’s ruling against EPA’s rejection of refinery waiver requests. A coalition of groups including the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, American Coalition for Ethanol and National Farmers Union reacted to the decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals remanding to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency its rejection of six small refinery …

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ACE Talks GREET and HEFF at NAFB

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives from the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) talked with farm broadcasters at the recent NAFB Trade Talk about a number of topics, including GREET and HEFF. ACE CEO Brian Jennings says they support requiring EPA to update its outdated lifecycle modeling for ethanol and biodiesel, by adopting the latest Argonne National Lab’s Greenhouse Gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy …

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Red Trail Energy to Generate Carbon Removal Credits

Cindy Zimmerman

Red Trail Energy (RTE) of North Dakota is partnering with Puro.earth to generate voluntary carbon removal credits and market them through Renewable Products Marketing Group (RPMG). The ethanol plant located in Richardton, ND will be the first and largest production facility to bring third-party verified carbon dioxide (CO2) removal credits from bioethanol CO2 capture and storage to the voluntary carbon …

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House Biofuels Caucus Introduces GREET Act

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House Biofuels Caucus Co-chairs Dusty Johnson (R-SD) Adrian Smith (R-NE), Angie Craig (D-MN), and Mark Pocan (D-WI) this week introduced the Adopt Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET) Act to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update its greenhouse gas modeling for renewable fuels. The Adopt GREET Act would require the EPA to adopt the …

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ACE Improves Ethanol Today Magazine

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has launched an enhanced digital presence for its bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today and will feature a new look in 2024. The digital edition of Ethanol Today is now fully integrated into the revamped Ethanol.org website, offering new digital advertising opportunities. The organization will also roll out a new cover design and look …

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ACE Enhances Website and Resources

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) recently unveiled a revitalized website, ethanol.org, to serve as a comprehensive resource for all things ethanol. The new online platform aims to enlighten and engage visitors about the benefits of ethanol and its role in being part of the climate solution. The website offers a fresh and modern design, making it easier for visitors …

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