Growth Energy was created in November 2008 and so is celebrating ten years of advocating for ethanol this month. This edition of the Driving Ethanol podcast is the first in a series of three focusing on a decade of accomplishments for the organization.
For this podcast, we pulled some historical audio from the archives for comments from the early years with industry leaders, including Greg Krissek, who was with ethanol plant engineering firm ICM, Inc at the time, first Growth Energy co-chairs Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark and former Rep. Jim Nussle of Iowa, first CEO Tom Buis and current CEO Emily Skor, and President Barack Obama.
Driving Ethanol is a subscribable podcast that can be found in iTunes and other podcast directories.
A complete interview with Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor on the 10th anniversary is also available. Skor discusses how the organization has made strides in proving ethanol’s performance value, growing biofuels markets, and advocating for ethanol policy. Background information can be found at GrowthEnergy.org.
*Story was originally published by AgWired
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that would bring much-needed transparency to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) secretive small refinery exemption (SRE) process and ensure refiners meet their biofuel blending requirements. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor thanked the senators for introducing this legislation at a time […]
I have introduced a bipartisan solution w/ @SenDuckworth to bring more transparency to the RFS small refinery waiver process & provide more certainty to farmers & ethanol producers. Learn more: https://t.co/X5pA90xY2e
Thank you @SenatorFischer and @SenDuckworth for introducing bipartisan legislation to help restore transparency and integrity to the abusive small refinery exemption process, especially at a time when #biofuel producers and corn farmers need it most. growthenergy.org/2019/06/14/bip…