6/25/2020
Skor joins Farm Journal Live to discuss SREs

  On Friday, June 19th, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor joined Clinton Griffiths of Farm Journal Live TV for an interview about the 52 new “gap year” small refinery exemptions that EPA must now consider. In her interview, Skor told Griffiths that “what we’re seeing right now with the dashboard updates, this exercise is blatant […]

6/24/2020
Growth Energy Submits Comments on Growing Climate Solutions Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted comments to the record for today’s U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry hearing on the Growing Climate Solutions Act, which aims to accelerate innovations in climate-friendly farming. “With many states and localities increasingly exploring public policy options to lower carbon emissions, the use of biofuels can immediately contribute […]

6/18/2020
Growth Energy Condemns Oil Industry Plan to Rewrite History

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Under mounting pressure from rural lawmakers and industry champions led by Growth Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today confirmed its consideration of 52 new so-called ‘gap-filing’ exemptions from the nation’s biofuel laws. According to the agency’s newly updated dashboard, oil companies have requested retroactive small refinery exemptions (SREs) covering periods as […]

6/17/2020
Growth Energy Lauds Bill to Streamline Pathways for Low-Carbon Biofuels

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor thanked U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) for introducing legislation to reduce Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delays in the approval of applications to produce advanced biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “We applaud Senators Thune and Shaheen for working on a bipartisan basis to […]

6/12/2020
Growth Energy Welcomes Bill to Clarify Sanitizer Regs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor thanked U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) for introducing legislation designed to offer greater certainty for ethanol producers on the guidance’s duration from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the production of hand sanitizer. The legislation would extend FDA’s guidance for two years, with an automatic extension of […]

6/10/2020
Export Exchange 2020 Postponed to 2021

A joint statement from Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor, U.S. Grains Council President and CEO Ryan LeGrand, and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President Geoff Cooper regarding the postponement of Export Exchange 2020 to October 6-8, 2021 at the Loews Kansas City: “As a result of the coronavirus and our concern for the safety of […]

6/9/2020
U.S. Farm & Biofuel Leaders Demand Answers on Retroactive EPA Exemptions

WASHINGTON, DC – In a letter today, America’s top biofuel and farm advocates called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to offer answers on a new effort to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). During a Senate hearing last month, administration officials confirmed their consideration of retroactive small refinery exemptions (SREs) covering previous years. The “gap-filings” […]

6/8/2020
Growth Energy Thanks House Leaders for Defending U.S. Biofuels

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy thanked members of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus for combating oil-backed efforts to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in the wake of COVID-19. In a letter from the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, led by U.S. Representatives Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa), Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa), and Roger Marshall […]

5/29/2020
Growth Energy Identifies Omissions in EPA Report

5/29/2020
Growth Energy Celebrates First Anniversary of Year-Round E15


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Our industry would not be where it is today without the support of our champions. We're taking some time to highlight them with our Biofuels Champions series, and we kicked things off with Iowa's own @SenJoniErnst. Senator, thank you for all you do! youtu.be/ppe3YW9yRFg

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[email protected]'s @EmilySkor talks virtually with #biofuels champion @SenJoniErnst about her work on behalf of #renewablefuels. Thank you Senator for all you do! https://t.co/bEa18uhGjP

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[email protected] Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on the agency’s review of the national ambient air quality standards for particulate matter. #airquality https://t.co/4yolSn9LRH

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Certainty. That’s what our farmers and producers want and need from @EPA. Whether it’s the 2021 RVOs or these 52 “gap” waivers, Iowans must know what they plan to do.

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