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 […]

12/15/2008
Statement from Growth Energy on the Selection of President-Elect Obama’s Energy & Environment Team

WASHINGTON – Today, Growth Energy released the following statement on the selection of President-Elect Obama's energy and environment team. The team includes Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy; Lisa Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator; Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ); Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy […]

12/1/2008
Growth Energy Releases Ad With Sec. Schafer’s Comments On Big Food’s Smear Campaign Against Ethanol

WASHINGTON – Growth Energy today released a new ad echoing recent comments made by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Edward T. Schafer about the Grocery Manufacturers Association's (GMA) deceptive campaign blaming ethanol for higher food prices. The ad will run in today's edition of Roll Call. The ad can be viewed at GrowthEnergy.org. In […]


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What exactly is ethanol, and how does it compare to gasoline? Dr. Andy with the facts here. https://t.co/oOM9j0qmtz

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The Renewable Fuel Standard is the law, and it continues to provide opportunities and benefits for our rural communities, farmers, and biofuel producers. Rep. @RodneyDavis speaks here on why biofuels is so important in his state. https://t.co/T5acaLFRDS

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Biofuels offer a clear path to reducing greenhouse gas emissions while driving economic growth & creating jobs in #MN02. I introduced a bill to increase biofuel blending while pushing back on small refinery waivers, which are nothing but a handout to big oil. #MNFarmfest

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The Dept of @ENERGY recommending even partial gap year waivers to big oil is an affront to the 10th circuit court ruling and another blow to the #RFS. The @EPA must now follow the court’s ruling and deny ALL gap year waiver requests. https://t.co/8EgslvY0vF

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