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ACE Unveils Awards Video During Virtual 33rd Annual Conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 18, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored a select group of advocates for their contributions to the ethanol industry with an awards video during the 33rd annual ACE conference held virtually in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Expo on the afternoon of September 16. Bob Scott, who served as the ACE Board President from 1999 to 2009…


ACE Leadership Addresses Virtual Conference Attendees, Issues Update to Pre-Recorded Content

Sioux Falls, SD (September 16, 2020) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board President Duane Kristensen representing Chief Ethanol Fuels kicks off the organization’s 33rd annual ethanol conference being held virtually this afternoon from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Central followed by remarks from ACE CEO Brian Jennings, which highlight the tenacity the ethanol industry has demonstrated to get back on its…


ACE Helps Retailers Determine E15 Compatibility by Launching “Flex Check” Tool

The American Coalition for Ethanol’s fuel-marketer focused Flex Fuel Forward website releases tool for fuel retailers to see how E15-compatible their station is right now.


ACE Elects Board of Directors During Annual Business Meeting

Sioux Falls, SD (September 15, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the re-election of several board members to the organization’s board of directors during its annual business meeting prior to ACE’s 33rd conference, which is being held virtually in combination with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) & Expo on September 16 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Central. Six incumbents were re-elected…


ACE Welcomes EPA Denying RFS ‘Gap-Filling Petitions,’ Urges Application of Tenth Circuit Decision Nationwide

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Agency is denying the retroactive small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions or so-called ‘gap-filling petitions’ for compliance years 2011 through 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and industry partners have called on EPA to reject the ‘gap-year’…


ACE Statement on Brazil’s Extension of TRQ on US Ethanol

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2020) – The U.S. and Brazil announced late Friday they’re reinstating for 90 days starting today, September 14, the tariff rate quota (TRQ) on Brazilian imports of U.S. ethanol, which expired August 31 and allowed nearly 200 million gallons of U.S. ethanol to be imported tariff free. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following reaction: “While…


ACE Conference Panel of Ethanol Producers Get Candid About Adapting to the Unexpected and What’s Next

ACE shares a preview of September 16 “Producer Perspectives” panel with commentary about the election and EPA mismanagement of the RFS.


Ethanol Coalition Welcomes Reports of ‘Gap-Year’ Waiver Petition Denials, Denounces Refiners’ Supreme Court Petition

Sioux Falls, SD (September 9, 2020) – The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), National Farmers Union (NFU) and American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today welcomed news reports that President Trump has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to reject dozens of so-called “gap year” small refinery exemption petitions intended to circumvent the Tenth Circuit…


ACE Welcomes Senate Democrats’ Report Providing More Congressional Credit to Biofuel’s Role in Reducing GHG Emissions

Sioux Falls, SD (August 25, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis released a report “The Case for Climate Action: Building a Clean Economy for the American People” detailing a framework for future legislation in Congress to address climate change. “ACE has been laying the strategic groundwork necessary to leverage ethanol’s low carbon value in the market…


ACE 2020 Conference Attendees to Hear from USDA Official, Fuel Retailers, Market Analyst September 16

ACE ‘s annual ethanol conference is being held in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo as a virtual event on the afternoon of September 16



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