7/6/2009
Growth Energy Adds New Staff to Growing Powerhouse Team

WASHINGTON – Growth Energy announced today that Anne Steckel will be the group’s Director of Government Affairs and Ted Monoson has joined the organization as its Director of Legislative Affairs. Steckel is a former aide to majority whip of the United States Senate, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and most recently served as the Director of […]

7/2/2009
Growth Energy Welcomes EPA Extension of RFS2 Comment Period

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a 60 day extension of the comment period on the Renewable Fuel Standard, “RFS2” proposed rule making. “We are pleased the EPA is allowing additional time to more thoroughly review and comment on […]

6/30/2009
Growth Energy Says USDA Crop Report Shows Farmers Can Grow Enough for Food and Fuel

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the crop report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Based on the USDA report, American farmers are expected to produce 12.3 billion bushels of corn, the second largest U.S. corn crop in history. “The USDA crop report confirms what farmers […]

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 […]


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