New Study Shows Move to 15 Percent Ethanol Blend Will Help Farmers, Have Minimal Impact on Price

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the study released by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) examining the impacts of various ethanol policy options. “The new study published by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute shows that increasing the amount of ethanol blended […]

Growth Energy Responds to Latest BusinessWeek.com Article

Washington – Today, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released a statement regarding an online column by Ed Wallace that appeared on BusinessWeek.com: “In Ed Wallace’s latest column for BusinessWeek.com bashing ethanol, he again fails to recognize the enormous problems posed by America’s dependence on foreign oil and ethanol’s role in increasing our nation’s energy […]

Growth Energy Applauds President Obama’s Continued Strong Support of Homegrown Ethanol

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on President Obama’s letter to the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition. “We thank President Obama for his continued leadership in promoting clean, green, American ethanol as a long-term solution to our addiction to foreign oil. As the only available alternative to foreign oil, America’s ethanol […]

What America is Saying: Support Higher Blends of Ethanol

Washington, DC – Yesterday marked the 30th day of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public comment period on Growth Energy’s Green Jobs Waiver asking the EPA to allow gasoline blended with as much as 15 percent ethanol (E15). The EPA recently announced it was extending the comment period for an additional 60 days. The […]

Growth Energy CEO Testimony on Low Carbon Fuel Standard Proposals Before the House Committee on Agri

Washington – Today, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, testified before the House Committee on Agriculture on Low Carbon Fuel Standard proposals under consideration at both state and federal levels. His written statement, as prepared for delivery, is below. Tom Buis CEO, Growth Energy House Agriculture Committee May 21, 2009 Written Statement Mr. Chairman, Ranking […]

Growth Energy Applauds Legislation That Increases Ability of Biofuels to Improve Our Energy Future

Today, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis released a statement on H.R. 2409, the Renewable Fuel Standard Improvement Act: “I commend Chairman Peterson, Ranking Member Lucas and the bipartisan coalition of 42 Members for their far-reaching vision of an America powered by homegrown renewable fuels. Growth Energy strongly believes in the promise of ethanol and other […]

Growth Energy Responses to BusinessWeek.com Article

Today, Ed Wallace posted a column to BusinessWeek.com about Growth Energy's Green Jobs Waiver. In his column, Mr. Wallace fails in his journalistic duty to provide readers with the facts. He relies on anecdotal evidence in support of his erroneous claims while completely ignoring the large body of scientific literature that supports the use of […]

Growth Energy Renews Call for Comments in Support of Green Job Creation, Energy Independence

Washington – Today the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would extend the comment period by 60 days on Growth Energy’s Green Jobs Waiver Application. Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis released the following statement: “We’re pleased the EPA is allowing additional time for more Americans who are in favor of creating new green-collar jobs, increased energy […]

Shocking News: Big Food Reaps Profits as Americans Struggle in Economic Recession

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the news that Kraft’s profits rose 10 percent to $660 million in the first quarter:   “Today Kraft announced that its profits increased 10 percent, in part due to price hikes on consumers, even as putting food on the table got harder […]

Growth Energy Responds to New York Times articles on the Green Jobs Waiver

Washington – Today The New York Times published articles regarding Growth Energy’s Green Jobs waiver, a request to the Environmental Protection Agency that would create over 130,000 green-collar jobs, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, simply by increasing the blend of ethanol in our gas supply by up to five […]

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Today, the DC Circuit held oral arguments on our case challenging EPA on #biofuel gallons lost to SREs and the secrecy of the SRE process. This is an important step forward in holding EPA accountable, and we're using every tool in our toolbox to do so. spglobal.com/platts/en/mark…

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"No other industry is in the same position to revitalize rural America in the wake of COVID, or rebuild agricultural supply chains that have been devastated." As the election nears, we're calling on leaders to stand with us and for a strong RFS to help us help our communities. https://t.co/vgBvj2Cy47

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Drivers choose E15 because it saves money, but also the environment. COVID-19 has brought attention to the quality of the air we breathe, and how ethanol can be a solution to reducing toxic emissions from gasoline. Watch and SHARE this new video on why. https://t.co/g7UzunsbWe

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This week's Kansans Fueling Kansas features Joe Kreutzer of Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy in Phillipsburg, KS. Listen to learn more about locally-made ethanol and then visit https://t.co/F9n52OuLh5 to learn where you can find an E15 fuel pump near you! https://t.co/GglCY1Ed8C

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