Renew Kansas is an associate member based out of Topeka, Kansas, that has been a part of our association since Aug. 8, 2017. Originally formed in 2004 as the Association of Ethanol Processors of Kansas, their mission was to promote and protect the Kansas ethanol industry through education of the government and public. Let’s take […]
After months of planning, Growth Energy’s annual advocacy conference, now officially called the Biofuels Summit, is here! The GE team is hard at work today with last-minute prep before members arrive. This week, over 150 leaders of the ethanol industry will arrive in DC from across the country in order to champion the association’s policy priorities […]
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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Amy Klobuchar led 23 senators in a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to maintain the point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and deny proposed changes that would derail the current, successful program. The point of obligation designates who in the fuel supply chain […]
WASHINGTON, DC — Louisiana is now the 29th state to offer consumers a better choice at the pump – gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol known as E15. The latest in this market expansion is a RaceTrac station in Baton Rouge – now one of 672 locations nationwide to offer Americans this more affordable, cleaner […]
Ray was the founding member of Big River Resources and a longtime Growth Energy Board member. We are all better off for knowing him and our community will feel this loss deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and staff on this difficult day. You will be missed, Ray.
To those of us within it, the ethanol industry often feels like a big family. Today that entire family mourns the loss of one of our own, Ray Defenbaugh. We will always remember his relentless spirit — his honesty, optimism, humor, and especially his fierce, fierce loyalty.