7/10/2009
USDA Report Reveals Plentiful Supply for American Ethanol Production

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the yield report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Based on the USDA report, American farmers are expected to produce 12.3 billion bushels of corn, the second largest U.S. corn crop in history. After estimating all of the uses […]

7/9/2009
California Ethanol Vehicle Coalition Becomes Part of Growth Energy

SACRAMENTO — Growth Energy announced today that the California Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (CEVC) will join the group as part of the acquisition of the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC) by Growth Energy. The additional resources in California will bolster Growth Energy’s aggressive goals to proliferate blender pumps across the country. “The California Ethanol Vehicle Coalition […]

7/6/2009
Growth Energy Adds New Staff to Growing Powerhouse Team

WASHINGTON – Growth Energy announced today that Anne Steckel will be the group’s Director of Government Affairs and Ted Monoson has joined the organization as its Director of Legislative Affairs. Steckel is a former aide to majority whip of the United States Senate, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and most recently served as the Director of […]

7/2/2009
Growth Energy Welcomes EPA Extension of RFS2 Comment Period

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a 60 day extension of the comment period on the Renewable Fuel Standard, “RFS2” proposed rule making. “We are pleased the EPA is allowing additional time to more thoroughly review and comment on […]

6/30/2009
Growth Energy Says USDA Crop Report Shows Farmers Can Grow Enough for Food and Fuel

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the crop report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Based on the USDA report, American farmers are expected to produce 12.3 billion bushels of corn, the second largest U.S. corn crop in history. “The USDA crop report confirms what farmers […]

6/26/2009
Congress Praised by Growth Energy for Subjecting Flawed Theory on Biofuels to Further Study

Washington – Today, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis praised the U.S. House of Representatives for fixing the “indirect land use change” penalty provisions of the 2007 energy law. Growth Energy led efforts to ensure that Congress addressed these issues because they are vital to ensuring American farmers and ethanol producers can continue to provide homegrown, […]

6/24/2009
Growth Energy Applauds Common Sense Solution to Energy and Climate Change Bill

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the news that a solution has been reached regarding indirect land use change provisions that would have unfairly penalized American ethanol producers and farmers for greenhouse gas emissions that they have no responsibility for or control over. “We congratulate Chairman Peterson and […]

6/23/2009
Growth Energy Applauds Secretary Chu for His Support of Higher Blends and Flex Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in support of U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s remarks about higher ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles. During an event in Des Moines, IA, yesterday, Secretary Chu reiterated his support for increasing the amount of ethanol in the fuel supply to up to […]

6/15/2009
National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition to become Growth Energy Market Development

Denver, Colo. — At the 2009 Fuel Ethanol Workshop, the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC) announced that it intends to unite with Growth Energy and become Growth Energy Market Development. In that role, they will continue in their 13-year mission to increase the availability of higher ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles (FFVs). The additional […]

6/12/2009
Pew Study Shows Environmentally Friendly Production Jobs, Including Ethanol, Grew Fastest in Clean E

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts examining the role of the clean energy economy in America’s new economic landscape. “The new study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows that ethanol related jobs were part of a category […]


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Ethanol is smart domestic policy, plain and simple. It's better for engines, it's cleaner to produce, and it supports rural communities. We drove that message home this week at the Global Ethanol Summit, as we push for the free trade of ethanol all over the world. https://t.co/smxBYJXxjH

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We know ethanol burns cleaner than gas. We just released a new report that shows even more benefits: 1) Using less land for much higher crop yields 2) Using less water to irrigate those crops 3) Gas production process is far dirtier than ethanol process ethanolproducer.com/articles/16600…

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New report released by @GrowthEnergy shows how “new innovations have allowed us to ramp up #biofuel production year after year, without expanding our environmental footprint.” https://t.co/Te6A10zblq

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Dozens of biofuel plants shut down because of these exemptions. That's not an exaggeration — it's already happened. If these rules from the EPA are finalized, we're no closer to reopening those plants. We're determined to make sure that doesn't happen. agri-pulse.com/articles/12713…

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