In 2016, the U.S. ethanol industry…

Produced over 15.3 billion gallons of ethanol, with a value of over $22 billion in sales.

Created a total of 46.5 million tons of distiller’s grains.

Exported over 1.05 billion gallons to 10 countries

Purchased over $19 billion worth of corn from farmers in the U.S.

In 2017 the production of ethanol and its coproducts…

Supported nearly 360,000 full-time equivalent jobs.

Added nearly $44.4 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product.

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.@EPAAWheeler responding to @JimInhofe: "The president’s committed to #E15 and for the last two years we’ve gotten the RVOs ...out on time. It’s the first time it happened in the history of the program and we’re committed to doing that again this year."

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.@EPAAWheeler responding to @SenatorRounds on the timeline for #E15yearround: "We will get it done before the summer driving season..."

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Wheeler: the president is committed to #E15.

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“We hope to hear Mr. Wheeler expand on the agency’s commitment to finalizing the president’s directive on year-round E15 by June 1 and explain how the agency will address the reallocation of lost gallons due to unprecedented SRE granted under Scott Pruitt.” - @GrowthEnergy

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