2/25/2009
Growth Energy Names High-Profile Leaders to Key Positions: Buis to be CEO; Nussle to Join Board as S

Washington, D.C. – Growth Energy today announced Tom Buis, recent president of the National Farmers Union, as the new CEO of the organization and former Congressman Jim Nussle as Special Advisor to the Board of Directors. The announcement comes on the heels of the news that General Wesley Clark will serve as Growth Energy’s National […]

2/23/2009
Statement from Growth Energy on the recent presentation at The American Association for the Advancem

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding Holly Gibbs’ recent report, “Mapping Land Sources for expanding Biofuel Croplands Across the Tropics” presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting:   We strongly agree with Dr. Gibbs’ conclusions that tropical forests should not be cleared to produce biofuels. Unfortunately, […]

2/23/2009
Growth Energy Releases Policy Briefing on California’s Dangerous Gamble with Indirect Land Use Cha

SACRAMENTO – Growth Energy released a policy briefing today examining the rules being developed by California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) to govern the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The briefing shows why the adoption of indirect land use change (ILUC) models for determining the carbon intensity of biofuels is flawed empirically and for making policy. […]

2/17/2009
Statement from Growth Energy on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding the signing by the President of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Growth Energy applauds the inclusion of measures supporting the renewable fuels industry in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Act includes several provisions to spur the continued growth […]

2/5/2009
General Wesley Clark Announced as Growth Energy Co-Chairman

Washington, D.C. – Four-star General Wesley Clark will lead Growth Energy as a co-chairman, the group announced today during the Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference in Washington, D.C. At the announcement, General Clark highlighted the immediate potential of ethanol to create new green-collar jobs now and promoted the promise of second-generation biofuels, such as cellulosic […]

2/5/2009
Statement on University of Minnesota’s Recent Study

Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding recent findings on the impacts of corn- and cellulosic-based ethanol, in comparison to gasoline, released from the University of Minnesota on January 2, 2009: “Despite initial negative interpretations by the press and some flawed assumptions by its authors, Growth Energy sees some positive potential from the University […]

1/16/2009
Statement from Growth Energy Calling On Congress To Hold Hearings On Food Prices

Today, Growth Energy released the following statement calling on the U.S. Congress to investigate why food prices continue to increase, even while the price of all other commodities have dropped considerably over the past six months. In fact, in the new Consumer Price Index released today, the price of cereals and bakery products was one […]

1/13/2009
Statement from Growth Energy-Environmental Working Group’s Study on Investment in Renewable Energy

Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding Environmental Working Group's study on federal investment in renewable energy that was released on January 9, 2009: “Our nation's wise commitment to renewable energy is an investment that future generations will be glad we made. And while there are many promising technologies out there, ethanol is available […]

12/19/2008
Growth Energy on EIA’s Prediction that U.S. Oil Use Will Remain Flat Due to Expanded Biofuels

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement regarding the U.S. Energy Administration's recent report on oil use in America: The U.S. Energy Administration (EIA) recently released, its Annual Energy Outlook, 2009 projecting U.S. energy consumption and production through 2030. Due to the use of biofuels, oil use has become flat and will continue […]

12/17/2008
Statement from Growth Energy on the Nomination of Tom Vilsack for Secretary of Agriculture

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement on President-Elect Obama's nomination of former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack as his Secretary of Agriculture. “Growth Energy joins agricultural producers all over the country today in applauding former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack as President-elect Obama's choice for agriculture secretary. Vilsack’s leadership will ensure that American agriculture […]


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Representative @daveloebsack took time to advocate for biofuels in the House Committee for Energy and Commerce yesterday. We need oversight like this to ensure gap-filings from the oil industry don't become another source of harm for our producers. Thank you, Congressman! https://t.co/JRDYxzgq67

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One of the biofuel industry's greatest allies in Congress over the last two years has been @RepFinkenauer, and Growth Energy CEO @EmilySkor sat down with her recently as part of our Biofuels Champions Series. Keep up the good work, Congresswoman! youtu.be/7La8pHuKyVc

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I spoke with @GrowthEnergy about the need for everyone to understand just how important renewable fuels are for Iowa's farmers and our nation. WATCH: https://t.co/Ik7Eu4Iry0

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