3/30/2009
Growth Energy Sets the Record Straight on Higher Ethanol Blends

Washington, D.C. – Today, General Wesley Clark, Chairman of Growth Energy, and Tom Buis, Growth Energy CEO, released the following letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Carol Browner in response to the letter sent last week opposing the Green Jobs waiver submitted by Growth […]

3/19/2009
Cellulosic Firms Call Upon Administrator Jackson to Approve Higher Ethanol Blend

Washington, D.C. – Today, the leaders of nine cellulosic ethanol companies released the following letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson in support of the Green Jobs waiver submitted by Growth Energy on March 6. The waiver would increase the amount of ethanol that could be blended with gasoline from 10 percent to up to 15 […]

3/18/2009
Growth Energy Releases Statement on Valero’s Purchase of Ethanol Plants

Washington, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy’s co-chairman, General Wesley Clark released the following statement on the news that Valero Renewable Fuels will purchase seven ethanol plants from VeraSun Energy:   “We welcome Valero to the industry. We hope that Valero’s interest represents an understanding among oil companies at-large that ethanol is a critical part of […]

3/10/2009
Speaker Pelosi Leads Chorus Calling for Higher Blends of Ethanol

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a growing chorus of voices calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the decades-old, arbitrary limit on the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline from 10 percent (E10) up to 15 percent (E15). When asked about raising the current limit at the National […]

3/6/2009
Growth Energy To EPA: Lift Cap, Create Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the decades-old, arbitrary limit on the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline from 10 percent (E10) up to 15 percent (E15). General Wesley Clark, co-chairman of Growth Energy announced the formal submission of a “green jobs” waiver requesting the […]

3/4/2009
New Report Shows Higher Ethanol Blends Can Create More Than 130,000 New Jobs

Increased Ethanol Usage in Existing Automobiles can Generate $24.4 Billion for U.S. Economy Washington, D.C. Growth Energy released a study today showing that increasing the ethanol blend in the nation's gasoline supply from 10 to 15 percent could create and support 136,101 new jobs and inject $24.4 billion into the American economy annually. The job […]

2/25/2009
Growth Energy Names High-Profile Leaders to Key Positions: Buis to be CEO; Nussle to Join Board as S

Washington, D.C. – Growth Energy today announced Tom Buis, recent president of the National Farmers Union, as the new CEO of the organization and former Congressman Jim Nussle as Special Advisor to the Board of Directors. The announcement comes on the heels of the news that General Wesley Clark will serve as Growth Energy’s National […]

2/23/2009
Statement from Growth Energy on the recent presentation at The American Association for the Advancem

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding Holly Gibbs’ recent report, “Mapping Land Sources for expanding Biofuel Croplands Across the Tropics” presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting:   We strongly agree with Dr. Gibbs’ conclusions that tropical forests should not be cleared to produce biofuels. Unfortunately, […]

2/23/2009
Growth Energy Releases Policy Briefing on California’s Dangerous Gamble with Indirect Land Use Cha

SACRAMENTO – Growth Energy released a policy briefing today examining the rules being developed by California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) to govern the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The briefing shows why the adoption of indirect land use change (ILUC) models for determining the carbon intensity of biofuels is flawed empirically and for making policy. […]

2/17/2009
Statement from Growth Energy on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding the signing by the President of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Growth Energy applauds the inclusion of measures supporting the renewable fuels industry in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Act includes several provisions to spur the continued growth […]


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