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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Growth Energy Applauds President Obama’s Continued Strong Support of Homegrown Ethanol

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on President Obama’s letter to the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition. “We thank President Obama for his continued leadership in promoting clean, green, American ethanol as a long-term solution to our addiction to foreign oil. As the only available alternative to foreign oil, America’s ethanol […]

Growth Energy Responds to Latest BusinessWeek.com Article

Washington – Today, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released a statement regarding an online column by Ed Wallace that appeared on BusinessWeek.com: “In Ed Wallace’s latest column for BusinessWeek.com bashing ethanol, he again fails to recognize the enormous problems posed by America’s dependence on foreign oil and ethanol’s role in increasing our nation’s energy […]

What America is Saying: Support Higher Blends of Ethanol

Washington, DC – Yesterday marked the 30th day of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public comment period on Growth Energy’s Green Jobs Waiver asking the EPA to allow gasoline blended with as much as 15 percent ethanol (E15). The EPA recently announced it was extending the comment period for an additional 60 days. The […]

Growth Energy CEO Testimony on Low Carbon Fuel Standard Proposals Before the House Committee on Agri

Washington – Today, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, testified before the House Committee on Agriculture on Low Carbon Fuel Standard proposals under consideration at both state and federal levels. His written statement, as prepared for delivery, is below. Tom Buis CEO, Growth Energy House Agriculture Committee May 21, 2009 Written Statement Mr. Chairman, Ranking […]

Growth Energy Applauds Legislation That Increases Ability of Biofuels to Improve Our Energy Future

Today, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis released a statement on H.R. 2409, the Renewable Fuel Standard Improvement Act: “I commend Chairman Peterson, Ranking Member Lucas and the bipartisan coalition of 42 Members for their far-reaching vision of an America powered by homegrown renewable fuels. Growth Energy strongly believes in the promise of ethanol and other […]

Growth Energy Responses to BusinessWeek.com Article

Today, Ed Wallace posted a column to BusinessWeek.com about Growth Energy's Green Jobs Waiver. In his column, Mr. Wallace fails in his journalistic duty to provide readers with the facts. He relies on anecdotal evidence in support of his erroneous claims while completely ignoring the large body of scientific literature that supports the use of […]

Growth Energy Renews Call for Comments in Support of Green Job Creation, Energy Independence

Washington – Today the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would extend the comment period by 60 days on Growth Energy’s Green Jobs Waiver Application. Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis released the following statement: “We’re pleased the EPA is allowing additional time for more Americans who are in favor of creating new green-collar jobs, increased energy […]

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