Ahead of our annual Biofuels Summit, we are excited to launch our summer video series, “Conversations with Biofuel Champions“! This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to hear from some of our top champions in Congress – both Republican and Democrat – about the work they are doing on behalf of our industry.
We’re kicking off this series with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa. Elected to her first term in 2014, Senator Ernst has been at the frontlines of the fight to protect the RFS, both on Capitol Hill and in conversations with the administration.
In her interview with Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor, Ernst talks about the importance of fixing small refinery exemptions for biofuel producers, and how she’s focused on expanding access to higher blends of ethanol as part of COVID-19 recovery and beyond.
Watch the ten-minute conversation between Senator Ernst and Emily Skor here or by clicking on the image below.
Next week, we’ll hear from U.S. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer of Iowa about why protecting biofuels and farmers isn’t just politics to her – it’s personal. Be sure to tune in!
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy has submitted comments on a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would change how the agency conducts the benefit-cost analysis (BCA) of new rules under the Clean Air Act, including the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In a letter to the EPA, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted written comments on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) proposed regulations under section 45Q, a performance-based tax credit for carbon capture projects. In her letter, Skor called on the agency to offer credit for carbon dioxide captured for food and beverage purposes, which would promote investment […]
Biofuels offer a clear path to reducing greenhouse gas emissions while driving economic growth & creating jobs in #MN02. I introduced a bill to increase biofuel blending while pushing back on small refinery waivers, which are nothing but a handout to big oil. #MNFarmfest
The Dept of @ENERGY recommending even partial gap year waivers to big oil is an affront to the 10th circuit court ruling and another blow to the #RFS. The @EPA must now follow the court’s ruling and deny ALL gap year waiver requests. https://t.co/8EgslvY0vF