3/14/2019
New Small Refinery Exemptions “A Slap in the Face to Rural Communities”

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it granted five new small refinery exemptions for 2017, bringing the total gallons of lost demand to 2.6 billion in 2016-2017:

2/20/2020
Growth Energy Applauds Biofuel Targets in USDA’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda

2/12/2020
EPA Draft Inventory Report: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up 2.9 Percent in 2018 from 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Draft Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks report, which shows that in 2018, greenhouse gases rose 2.9% from 2017 – mostly due to increased carbon dioxide from fossil fuel combustion. That’s a significant jump in just one year.  As the U.S. and nations around the world […]

2/7/2020
Growth Energy Shares Vision for Biofuels at 11th Annual ELC

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor addresses attendees at the 11th Annual Executive Leadership Conference. KEY BISCAYNE, FLA. – Growth Energy, the nation’s largest ethanol trade association, concluded its 11th annual Executive Leadership Conference (ELC), “20/20 Vision”. From Feb. 5-8 in Key Biscayne, Fla., over 350 of the nation’s top ethanol industry leaders and innovators joined […]

2/6/2020
POET’s Jeff Broin Named The American Biofuels Visionary by Growth Energy

KEY BISCAYNE, FLA. – During the organization’s 11th Annual Executive Leadership Conference, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor honored POET Founder and CEO Jeff Broin as The American Biofuels Visionary. Tom Buis, who previously served as CEO of Growth Energy, joined Skor on stage to present the special recognition, which was awarded in tribute to a lifetime of leadership that has fueled […]

1/31/2020
Growth Energy offers expert insight into new Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy, the nation’s largest ethanol association, has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) request for information on biofuel infrastructure priorities. Having previously worked with USDA and Prime the Pump on the original Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership (BIP), Growth Energy is well-positioned and pleased to provide USDA with their expert […]

1/29/2020
Growth Energy Praises Passage of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which modernizes the previous trade pact, strengthens the trade relationship between these North American nations, and provides critical market access for U.S. agriculture. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement praising it’s ratification by the United States: “This historic agreement between the U.S., […]

1/16/2020
Growth Energy welcomes USDA outreach on biofuel infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a request for information on biofuel infrastructure priorities, seeking feedback from stakeholders on a key element of president’s promise to expand markets for higher ethanol blends like E15. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement: “We appreciate the USDA’s outreach, and we look forward to sharing our insights on efforts […]

1/15/2020
Skor statement on signing of Phase One trade agreement with China

12/20/2019
Calling on Congress to support tax extenders and foster innovation

12/19/2019
Growth Energy says more action needed by EPA to restore biofuel growth


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As @USDA looks to the future, I’m thrilled to see them prioritize biofuels—a cleaner, more affordable choice at the pump. #E30 by 2050 would be a boon for Iowa’s farmers & biofuels producers—while increasing the production of renewable fuels and better protecting our environment. https://t.co/McLxPMpUPn

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Biofuel leaders @EthanolRFA & @GrowthEnergy welcome’s @USDA plan to help US farmers lead the fight against climate change, including rapid growth in low-carbon #biofuels https://t.co/I4wselhkb3

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“It’s exciting to see the USDA come out with an innovative agenda that recognizes, encourages, and accelerates agriculture’s ability to address climate change constructively, while doing fantastic things for the farming community.” - CEO Emily Skor told @IowaAgRadio today.

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