ACE Encourages Advocates to Speak for #Ethanol

Over the past few weeks President-Elect Donald Trump has been announcing his nominations for Cabinet positions including Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA. While Trump was supportive of biofuels during his campaign, notes Brian Jennings, executive vice president for the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), Pruitt has been vocal in his opposition to clean energy including the …

#ACE2016 Highlights #Ethanol’s Bright Future

The 29th American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual Ethanol Conference took place this week at the Lowes Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ethanol experts from across the country gathered to discuss the current state of the ethanol industry as well as ethanol’s bright future. With a focus on ethanol’s octane and performance benefits, along with the growth of E15 and mid-level …

@ACEEthanol Conference Preview from Shannon Gustafson

Shannon Gustafson is really jazzed for this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference and after speaking with her so am I. The theme is “Power. Passion. Performance.” and Gustafson says it embodies everything that makes American made ethanol great. “The passion of our producers, the power of the American industry and top notch performance of a high octane …

#ACE16DC Members “Fly-In” DC

American Coalition for Ethanol members are in Washington, D.C. this week for the organization’s annual legislative fly-in. More than 70 ethanol industry representatives are meeting with federal legislators and key government organizations to discuss the benefits of ethanol and the importance of programs such as the Renewable Fuel Standard and bipartisan legislation to extend Reid vapor pressure (RVP) relief to …

Interviews From Capitol Hill

During National Agriculture Day and American Coalition for Ethanol Fly-in activities last week, we were able to interview three lawmakers from the Midwest about issues important to agriculture. Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois discusses ethanol and the RFS, his experience working on the farm bill, and the water resources development bill. Freshman Lawmaker Learns & Teaches on Farm Bill – …