Growth Energy Adds New Staff to Growing Powerhouse Team

WASHINGTON – Growth Energy announced today that Anne Steckel will be the group’s Director of Government Affairs and Ted Monoson has joined the organization as its Director of Legislative Affairs. Steckel is a former aide to majority whip of the United States Senate, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and most recently served as the Director of […]

Growth Energy Welcomes EPA Extension of RFS2 Comment Period

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a 60 day extension of the comment period on the Renewable Fuel Standard, “RFS2” proposed rule making. “We are pleased the EPA is allowing additional time to more thoroughly review and comment on […]

Growth Energy Says USDA Crop Report Shows Farmers Can Grow Enough for Food and Fuel

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the crop report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Based on the USDA report, American farmers are expected to produce 12.3 billion bushels of corn, the second largest U.S. corn crop in history. “The USDA crop report confirms what farmers […]

Congress Praised by Growth Energy for Subjecting Flawed Theory on Biofuels to Further Study

Washington – Today, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis praised the U.S. House of Representatives for fixing the “indirect land use change” penalty provisions of the 2007 energy law. Growth Energy led efforts to ensure that Congress addressed these issues because they are vital to ensuring American farmers and ethanol producers can continue to provide homegrown, […]

Growth Energy Applauds Common Sense Solution to Energy and Climate Change Bill

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement on the news that a solution has been reached regarding indirect land use change provisions that would have unfairly penalized American ethanol producers and farmers for greenhouse gas emissions that they have no responsibility for or control over. “We congratulate Chairman Peterson and […]

Growth Energy Applauds Secretary Chu for His Support of Higher Blends and Flex Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in support of U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s remarks about higher ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles. During an event in Des Moines, IA, yesterday, Secretary Chu reiterated his support for increasing the amount of ethanol in the fuel supply to up to […]

National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition to become Growth Energy Market Development

Denver, Colo. — At the 2009 Fuel Ethanol Workshop, the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC) announced that it intends to unite with Growth Energy and become Growth Energy Market Development. In that role, they will continue in their 13-year mission to increase the availability of higher ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles (FFVs). The additional […]

Pew Study Shows Environmentally Friendly Production Jobs, Including Ethanol, Grew Fastest in Clean E

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to the study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts examining the role of the clean energy economy in America’s new economic landscape. “The new study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows that ethanol related jobs were part of a category […]

Growth Energy Responds to Faulty “Study” Funded by Grocery Manufacturers Association

WASHINGTON – Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, released the following statement in response to a “study” funded by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). During its launch, Growth Energy called on GMA and its members to come clean about the smear campaign it operated to blame ethanol production for higher food prices. Growth Energy challenged […]

Growth Energy Testifies at EPA Hearing on RFS2

WASHINGTON – At a hearing hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Mark Stowers testified that the EPA’s proposed rule to determine the greenhouse gas emission performance of biofuels is “flawed and has no basis in law or science.” Dr. Stowers represented Growth Energy at the hearing and serves as Vice President of […]

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We had a blast at #FEW19 this year! Check out our time lapse of our booth in our latest blog re-capping the conference as we celebrated #E15YearRound and the work we're doing to grow opportunity at home and abroad: growthenergy.org/2019/06/14/gro…

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I have introduced a bipartisan solution w/ @SenDuckworth to bring more transparency to the RFS small refinery waiver process & provide more certainty to farmers & ethanol producers. Learn more: https://t.co/X5pA90xY2e

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Thank you @SenatorFischer and @SenDuckworth for introducing bipartisan legislation to help restore transparency and integrity to the abusive small refinery exemption process, especially at a time when #biofuel producers and corn farmers need it most. growthenergy.org/2019/06/14/bip…

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Today is #FlagDay - a day to celebrate the adoption of our nation's flag and honor those who serve to defend it. #Ethanol producers are proud to employ more veterans than any other segment of the energy sector, and we are thankful for their service. https://t.co/ftc1bjpOvc

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