Jim Leiting is Chief Executive Officer of Big River Resources, LLC. Leiting joined Big River Resources in March of 2005 as General Manager, served as Chief Operating Officer beginning in October of 2013 with appointment to Chief Executive Officer in February of 2020. Jim has been instrumental in leading the growth of Big River Resources from a single grass roots ethanol facility to four ethanol facilities and 6 grain facilities located in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. He is active in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin Renewable Fuels State organizations and participates as a Board member for Prime the Pump, Renewable Fuels Association and the Urban Air Initiative. Jim spent 22 year with Cargill, Inc., holding various management positions across the Midwest in Cargill’s Grain division. Leiting received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Iowa State University.

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“We are pleased to see this first step toward removing onerous labeling and underground tank requirements and expanding access to E15 for American drivers,” said Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor. More on the latest from @EPA in @Reutersreuters.com/article/idUSL1…

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Important work still remains to defeat the offensive attempt by refiners to avoid biofuel blending obligations, and we’re confident the incoming Biden team will uphold campaign commitments to restoring integrity to the RFS. growthenergy.org/2021/01/15/gro…

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On E15, the best outcome is removing the E15 label entirely, and we look forward to working with the Biden Administration to address any remaining retail and infrastructure barriers to cleaner, more affordable fuel options. twitter.com/GrowthEnergy/s… https://t.co/6FkUMtrexe

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NEW → The EPA just announced it is: 1. Opening rulemaking regarding E15 fuel dispenser labeling + compatibility with underground storage tanks 2. Requesting comment on petitions for a waiver of 2019 + 2020 RFS growthenergy.org/2021/01/15/gro…

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