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 […]

2/5/2009
General Wesley Clark Announced as Growth Energy Co-Chairman

Washington, D.C. – Four-star General Wesley Clark will lead Growth Energy as a co-chairman, the group announced today during the Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference in Washington, D.C. At the announcement, General Clark highlighted the immediate potential of ethanol to create new green-collar jobs now and promoted the promise of second-generation biofuels, such as cellulosic […]

2/5/2009
Statement on University of Minnesota’s Recent Study

Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding recent findings on the impacts of corn- and cellulosic-based ethanol, in comparison to gasoline, released from the University of Minnesota on January 2, 2009: “Despite initial negative interpretations by the press and some flawed assumptions by its authors, Growth Energy sees some positive potential from the University […]

1/16/2009
Statement from Growth Energy Calling On Congress To Hold Hearings On Food Prices

Today, Growth Energy released the following statement calling on the U.S. Congress to investigate why food prices continue to increase, even while the price of all other commodities have dropped considerably over the past six months. In fact, in the new Consumer Price Index released today, the price of cereals and bakery products was one […]


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