4/17/2009
Bi-Partisan Congressional Group Calls on EPA to Approve Higher Blend Waiver

Washington – Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson last week urging her to approve the waiver request submitted by Growth Energy that would raise the arbitrary limit on the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply from 10 percent […]

4/9/2009
New CBO Report Shows Ethanol Has Little Impact on Food Prices

Washington – Growth Energy’s CEO, Tom Buis, released the following statement today regarding the new report from the Congressional Budget Office on the impact of ethanol on food prices: “The report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirms what we’ve known for some time – the impact of ethanol production on food prices is […]

4/8/2009
Growth Energy Praises New UN Report on Benefits of Bioenergy

Washington, D.C. – Growth Energy’s CEO, Tom Buis, released the following statement today regarding the new study from the United Nations showing that renewable energy projects have a positive impact in rural communities of developing nations:   “The UN report released today confirms what we’ve known in the U.S. for some time – promoting renewable […]

4/6/2009
Growth Energy Applauds Minnesota State University Study

Washington, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy’s CEO, Tom Buis released the following statement regarding recent findings on the impacts of higher blends of ethanol on automotive fuel pumps and sending units released by the State of Minnesota on April 2, 2009:   “The study released by Minnesota State University yesterday adds to the sound body […]

4/2/2009
Growth Energy CEO Responds to New SCOPE Report on Biofuels

Washington, D.C. – Today, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, responded to a report released by the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) on biofuels:   “The report released by SCOPE today is nothing more than a selective compilation of disputable research attacking biofuels. What is clear is the authors of this report […]

3/30/2009
Growth Energy Sets the Record Straight on Higher Ethanol Blends

Washington, D.C. – Today, General Wesley Clark, Chairman of Growth Energy, and Tom Buis, Growth Energy CEO, released the following letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Carol Browner in response to the letter sent last week opposing the Green Jobs waiver submitted by Growth […]

3/19/2009
Cellulosic Firms Call Upon Administrator Jackson to Approve Higher Ethanol Blend

Washington, D.C. – Today, the leaders of nine cellulosic ethanol companies released the following letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson in support of the Green Jobs waiver submitted by Growth Energy on March 6. The waiver would increase the amount of ethanol that could be blended with gasoline from 10 percent to up to 15 […]

3/18/2009
Growth Energy Releases Statement on Valero’s Purchase of Ethanol Plants

Washington, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy’s co-chairman, General Wesley Clark released the following statement on the news that Valero Renewable Fuels will purchase seven ethanol plants from VeraSun Energy:   “We welcome Valero to the industry. We hope that Valero’s interest represents an understanding among oil companies at-large that ethanol is a critical part of […]

3/10/2009
Speaker Pelosi Leads Chorus Calling for Higher Blends of Ethanol

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a growing chorus of voices calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the decades-old, arbitrary limit on the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline from 10 percent (E10) up to 15 percent (E15). When asked about raising the current limit at the National […]

3/6/2009
Growth Energy To EPA: Lift Cap, Create Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the decades-old, arbitrary limit on the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline from 10 percent (E10) up to 15 percent (E15). General Wesley Clark, co-chairman of Growth Energy announced the formal submission of a “green jobs” waiver requesting the […]


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