Growth Energy Responds to GAO Report

WASHINGTON – Following the release today of a report by the Government Accountability Office examining the production of biofuels in the United States, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis issued the following statement: “If the Environmental Protection Agency is going to amend the Renewable Fuels Standard, they need to do it right. This report by the […]

Ethanol Not a Threat to Grassland Conservation: Growth Energy

WASHINGTON – Today, Tom Buis, the CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement regarding the article “Bioenergy and Wildlife: Threats and Opportunities for Grassland Conservation,” which was published in the October, 2009 issue of BioScience: “The members of Growth Energy strongly agree with the authors that maintaining conservation land and wildlife habitat are important […]

Senate Climate Change Bill Should Fix Unfair Land-Use Penalty

Washington, D.C. – With the introduction of climate-change legislation by Sens. Barbara Boxer and John Kerry, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis issued the following statement: ”We look forward to the debate on energy and climate legislation in the United States Senate. It is our hope that whatever passes the Senate would contain the common sense […]

Growth Energy to EPA: Promote Renewable Fuels

Washington, D.C. – After filing comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule to amend the Renewable Fuel Standard program, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis released the following statement today: “Growth Energy specifically outlined changes to the rule because we see the opportunity in renewable fuels, like ethanol, to reinforce America’s national and economic security, […]

Growth Energy Welcomes EPA Admission of Uncertainty

Washington, D.C. – Following the decision by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, to pull his proposed amendment barring Environmental Protection Agency funds from being used to limit U.S.-biofuels production through controversial Indirect Land Use Changes measurements, Growth Energy Chief Executive Officer Tom Buis issued the following statement: “The Environmental Protection Agency threatened to derail implementation of […]

Growth Energy Backs Testing of Curb Pump Dispensing Hose

Growth Energy, a coalition of American ethanol supporters, has joined Veyance Technologies, Inc., to seek approval from Underwriter Laboratory for a liquid fuel hose capable of dispensing ethanol from blender pumps. This is the first ethanol hose to be submitted for UL approval since the lab revised its standards in October 2006 for equipment to […]

Growth Energy: Don’t Penalize Biofuels

Washington, D.C — Growth Energy, a coalition of America’s ethanol supporters, today urged Congressional support of an amendment authored by Senator Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, to address a misguided rule, proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, which would devastate the nation’s ability to make domestic biofuels and guarantee a long-term monopoly on the automotive fuel market […]

Growth Energy Praises Sens. Lincoln, Harkin

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, Chief Executive Officer of Growth Energy, a membership-based organization of America’s ethanol supporters, issued the following statement after Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln agreed to assume the chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee upon Iowa Senator Tom Harkin’s decision to become chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. “Growth […]

Growth Energy: Record Corn Crop Forecast on Fewer Farm Acres

WASHINGTON – The potential of a historic corn crop in the United States – planted on fewer acres – demonstrates the country’s farmers can produce more than enough corn for both food and ethanol production, said Tom Buis, Chief Executive Officer of Growth Energy.   “There’s a mountain of corn out there – plenty of […]

Growth Energy Launches Nationwide Campaign to Require Country of Origin Labeling for Fuel

“The American people deserve to know more about the gasoline they purchase every day – where it comes from and where their hard-earned dollars ultimately go every time they fill up their cars and trucks. “Most Americans don’t want their paychecks going to Venezuela and other regimes that don’t agree with and support the U.S. […]

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