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 […]

Statement on Today’s House Agriculture Subcommittee Hearing on Indirect Land Use Change

Washington – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Subcommittee’s hearing on indirect land use change:   “The frustration expressed by House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson echoes our own concerns around the EPA’s inclusion of indirect land use change penalties against biofuels. Nearly all the […]

Growth Energy Applauds President Obama for creating Biofuels Working Group

WASHINGTON, DC—Growth Energy applauded the creation of a Biofuels Interagency Working Group by President Barack Obama designed to accelerate the development of the nation’s biofuels industry and infrastructure. The group of ethanol producers said the comprehensive plan will decrease dependence on foreign oil, create American jobs and cut greenhouse gas emissions.   “With the establishment […]

Indirect Land Use Change: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It’s Flawed

Since the publication of a controversial study last year (Searchinger et al 2008), a new term has entered the policy debate around biofuels – indirect land use change (ILUC). The debate is focused on whether or not the carbon intensity of fuels like ethanol can or should include a penalty for theoretical indirect, economic effects. […]

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Today in Michigan, with holiday drivers facing record-high gas prices, the state Senate Ag Committee approved legislation to expand access to lower-cost, lower-emissions biofuel blends for drivers in Michigan. growthenergy.org/2022/06/23/gro…

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New → Canada has released its finalized Clean Fuel Regulations, and they are a win for the Canadian consumer and low-carbon biofuels. growthenergy.org/2022/06/29/can… https://t.co/sz5VlK7MSL

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@FoxNews @sheetz E15 is available this summer thanks to @POTUS recent emergency waiver. Year-round E15 should be made permanent so these savings can be accessed by American drivers all year long.

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As seen on @FoxNews ⛽️ @sheetz is selling E15/Unleaded88 for $3.99/per gallon all weekend long to promote renewable fuel options and reflect the cost savings of E15 at stations across the country. https://t.co/RJBx9ztRYw

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