6/26/2009
Congress Praised by Growth Energy for Subjecting Flawed Theory on Biofuels to Further Study

Washington – Today, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis praised the U.S. House of Representatives for fixing the “indirect land use change” penalty provisions of the 2007 energy law. Growth Energy led efforts to ensure that Congress addressed these issues because they are vital to ensuring American farmers and ethanol producers can continue to provide homegrown, […]

6/24/2009
Growth Energy Applauds Common Sense Solution to Energy and Climate Change Bill

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the news that a solution has been reached regarding indirect land use change provisions that would have unfairly penalized American ethanol producers and farmers for greenhouse gas emissions that they have no responsibility for or control over. “We congratulate Chairman Peterson and […]

6/23/2009
Growth Energy Applauds Secretary Chu for His Support of Higher Blends and Flex Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in support of U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s remarks about higher ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles. During an event in Des Moines, IA, yesterday, Secretary Chu reiterated his support for increasing the amount of ethanol in the fuel supply to up to […]

6/15/2009
National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition to become Growth Energy Market Development

Denver, Colo. — At the 2009 Fuel Ethanol Workshop, the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC) announced that it intends to unite with Growth Energy and become Growth Energy Market Development. In that role, they will continue in their 13-year mission to increase the availability of higher ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles (FFVs). The additional […]

6/12/2009
Pew Study Shows Environmentally Friendly Production Jobs, Including Ethanol, Grew Fastest in Clean E

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts examining the role of the clean energy economy in America’s new economic landscape. “The new study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows that ethanol related jobs were part of a category […]

6/9/2009
Growth Energy Commends Secretary Vilsack for Meeting 30-Day Presidential Biofuels Directive

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) met its 30-day deadline set by President Obama in his Presidential Biofuels Directive to advance renewable fuels. “Within 30 days, Secretary Vilsack and his team at USDA […]

6/9/2009
Growth Energy Testifies at EPA Hearing on RFS2

WASHINGTON – At a hearing hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Mark Stowers testified that the EPA’s proposed rule to determine the greenhouse gas emission performance of biofuels is “flawed and has no basis in law or science.” Dr. Stowers represented Growth Energy at the hearing and serves as Vice President of […]

6/9/2009
Growth Energy Responds to Faulty “Study” Funded by Grocery Manufacturers Association

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to a “study” funded by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). During its launch, Growth Energy called on GMA and its members to come clean about the smear campaign it operated to blame ethanol production for higher food prices. Growth Energy challenged […]

6/2/2009
Growth Energy Applauds Secretary Chu for Recognizing Value of Higher Ethanol Blends

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to Secretary of Energy Chu’s remarks on increasing ethanol blends at the Reuters Global Energy Summit yesterday. “I commend Secretary Chu for recognizing the benefits of increasing the blend of ethanol in our fuel supply. It is good for America’s national […]

6/1/2009
New Study Shows Move to 15 Percent Ethanol Blend Will Help Farmers, Have Minimal Impact on Price

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the study released by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) examining the impacts of various ethanol policy options. “The new study published by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute shows that increasing the amount of ethanol blended […]


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