12/1/2008
Growth Energy Releases Ad With Sec. Schafer’s Comments On Big Food’s Smear Campaign Against Ethanol

WASHINGTON – Growth Energy today released a new ad echoing recent comments made by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Edward T. Schafer about the Grocery Manufacturers Association's (GMA) deceptive campaign blaming ethanol for higher food prices. The ad will run in today's edition of Roll Call. The ad can be viewed at GrowthEnergy.org. In […]

11/19/2008
Secretary Schafer Calls Big Food’s Attack On Ethanol “Totally Off Base”

WASHINGTON – In a new interview, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Ed Schafer lashed out against the perpetrators of a deceptive campaign against ethanol. In his response to a reporter’s question about food manufacturers’ high prices, Secretary Schafer said, “I just think that they are totally off base. They are building positions that I […]

11/19/2008
Growth Energy Launches Ad Campaign to Promote Higher Ethanol Blends

November 19, 2008 Washington, D.C. – Growth Energy launched an ad campaign this week to promote higher blends of ethanol in the U.S. gas supply (see the ad campaign at GrowthEnergy.org). Currently, most gasoline in America is E-10 which is ninety percent gasoline and ten percent ethanol. The ad campaign's message is that increasing the […]

11/18/2008
Hypocritical Big Food Opposes Federal Investment – Except Its Own

November 18, 2008 Washington, DC – Today, Growth Energy called on the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) to discontinue its deceptive attacks on the government's investment in ethanol and other renewable fuels. They also warned that curbing investment now could stop progress in the development of second-generation biofuels that can further reduce the nation's dependence on […]

11/17/2008
Growth Energy Launches Countdown Clock, Calls on Big Food to Lower Prices

Washington, D.C. – Growth Energy today launched a countdown clock to track the hours and days elapsed since the group called on Big Food to lower prices for consumers at the grocery store. See the countdown clock at GrowthEnergy.org. The launch of the clock follows the report last week that Thanksgiving food prices would be […]

11/11/2008
Big Food’s Smear Campaign Exposed by New Group of Ethanol Producers

Washington, D.C. – A group of ethanol producers announced the launch of their new organization, Growth Energy, with the release of a policy brief and an ad campaign to set the record straight on food prices. The campaign comes at a time when corn prices have decreased by more than fifty percent and oil prices […]

11/11/2008
Ethanol Producers Form Organization To Help In Energy Debate

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Ethanol producers have launched a new organization, Growth Energy, to combat claims that the corn-based fuel has driven food prices upward. The companies, including ethanol producers POET LLC and Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. (GPRE) plant-builder ICM, said the group would be an aggressive voice in the energy debate. The companies will […]


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There's no link between the Renewable Fuel Standard and increased land usage, and no link to increased risk to endangered species. What there is a link to is lower emissions — a reduction of 589 million metric tons over the first decade of implementation. https://t.co/FNo7vKolET

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Thank you to @SenAmyKlobuchar, @SenStabenow, @SenatorDurbin, @RonWyden, @SenDuckworth, @SenSherrodBrown, @SenatorBennet, @maziehirono, and @SenTinaSmith for supporting our industry, and for working to ensure that @EPA gets its biofuels fix right! klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.c…

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"In the absence of a causal link between the RFS and land use change―and in particular land conversion from grassland, wetland, or forest to corn and soy―there can be no causal link between the RFS and impacts to terrestrial species due to loss or degradation of habitat.”

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A claim is going around that the RFS puts endangered species at risk, and one of its fundamental flaws is it hinges on the false notion that we're using more cropland for food, livestock feed, and biofuels. As we've established, this just isn't true. growthenergy.org/2019/12/04/rep…

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