WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today in Iowa, President Trump announced he was “very close” on delivering E15 year-round. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement in response to the President’s comments:

“We are pleased to hear President Trump say he is ‘very close’ to making E15 available year round, fulfilling his promise to America’s farmers. Increased access to US markets will provide America’s farmers with some financial confidence, and we hope that President Trump will direct the EPA to act quickly to provide year-round RVP relief.”

Growth Energy, the nation’s top ethanol advocate, is running a television ad asking President Trump to uphold his promise to farmers by allowing the sale of E15 year-round. Watch here.

To learn more about RVP, click here.

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Summertime sales of E15 went up 46% in 2019 compared to the same period of 2018 on a per-store basis, ethanol industry group Growth Energy said.

via @OPISBiofuels

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via @SenJoniErnst

Amazing what happens when regulations are removed and the consumer gets choice at the pump. American consumers are increasingly choosing the cleaner, higher octane fuel #E15 https://t.co/4sTyF5ZN5v E15 Summer Sales Up 46 Percent in 2019 | Growth Energy https://t.co/rpuCAsqAxs

via @FrontRangeEnerg