WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Andrew Wheeler was confirmed as Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In response to Mr. Wheeler’s confirmation, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement:

“We congratulate Mr. Wheeler on his confirmation as Deputy Administrator of the EPA. We are encouraged by the fact that Mr. Wheeler has extensive experience in matters relating to the EPA, and trust that he will work to uphold the president’s commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard.

“The ethanol industry has played a crucial role in reinvigorating the American heartland, supporting American jobs, and giving consumers access to cleaner burning, renewable biofuels. We will continue to work with the administration to ensure that biofuels can continue to move America forward.”

###

Press Contact: 

Jenni Roberson

202.545.4000

[email protected]

Latest Updates see all

get email updates on our work and how you can help

Connect

Here's a fun fact a day before #EarthDay2018; Did you know that ethanol provides a clean octane boost to fuel, allowing refiners to stop adding toxic chemicals like MTBE to our gas? Learn more about the benefits of ethanol here... growthenergy.org/fast-facts/

via @GrowthEnergy

The solution is America’s cleaner, lower-cost alternative to imported fossil fuels: #biofuels. #MadeintheUSA twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

via @GrowthEnergy

As we head into race weekend at @RichmondRaceway, remember that what you put in your tank matters! Every #NASCAR team and driver fuels up with Sunoco Green E15 made with high-octane, cleaner burning #AmericanEthanol. Learn more at https://t.co/v81ujRMdx5 https://t.co/dOWhRaP5p3

via @AmericanEthanol

Japan is Iowa's largest customer outside NAFTA. #iagov https://t.co/L4rW4wkxHe

via @IAGovernor