11/18/2019
E15 Summer Sales Up 46 Percent in 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Growth Energy announced that summer sales of E15 – a fuel with 15 percent renewable biofuel often sold as Unleaded 88 at the pump – are up 46 percent in 2019 compared to 2018 on a per-store basis. Additionally, for the first time, this past summer saw the number of stores offering Unleaded […]

7/1/2019
Registration Open For First-Ever Global Ethanol Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the goal of engaging a broad array of global ethanol leaders about the benefits of expanding global ethanol use, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announce registration is open for the first-ever Global Ethanol Summit (GES), scheduled for Oct. 13-15, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Interested […]

6/11/2019
Growth Energy Joins President Trump in Council Bluffs to Celebrate Year-Round E15

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor joined President Trump at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Following the event, Skor issued a statement:  “We are grateful to President Trump for delivering on his promise to unleash the power of E15 all year-long,” said Skor. “The approval of year-round E15 is […]

6/3/2019
Growth Energy, Casey’s General Stores Announce Accelerated E15 Store Openings Thanks to Approval of Year-Round Sales of E15

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Growth Energy and Casey’s General Stores announced that Casey’s will expand its E15 offering to more than 60 new sites this summer across their footprint following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) approval of E15 year-round. E15, known the consumers as Unleaded 88, is a fuel with 15 percent ethanol and is […]

5/31/2019
America’s Biofuel Leaders Celebrate Final Approval for Year-Round E15

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy, the nation’s largest association of ethanol producers and supporters, today celebrated final action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allowing American drivers to fuel up with E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol, all year-round. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor said the final rule will benefit drivers and […]

5/28/2019
Bliley to Hoosier Ag Today: E15 Year-Round Means Consistency in Fuel Markets and Access to Cleaner, More Affordable Fuel Options For Drivers

Earlier this month, Growth Energy Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley spoke with Eric Pfeiffer of Hoosier Ag Today at the annual National Association of Farm Broadcaster’s Washington Watch to discuss how allowing year-round sales of E15- a fuel blended with fifteen percent ethanol – will grow the fuel’s availability nationwide and drive economic […]

5/14/2019
In the News: “Consumer Market Insight for E15”

The following article was featured in this month’s Convenience Store Decisions magazine and posted on their website: “When you see E15 at the dispenser or hear of the term, what do you think of? Over the past several years, Growth Energy has completed more than 6,000 consumer surveys to answer that question. The goal of […]

5/11/2019
EPA handout recipients reap windfall profits

A new report from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that net income for oil and gas companies hit a five-year high last year – in stark contrast to claims of “hardship” oil giants have used to skirt America’s biofuel laws. According to the report, “2018 was the most profitable year for these U.S. […]

5/8/2019
New EPA Guidance Stifles Innovation for Second Generation Biofuels

WASHINGTON, DC – On May 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued guidance on cellulosic pathways under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement expressing disappointment with EPA’s latest move: “EPA’s guidance changes the rules mid-game on critical pathway approvals for cellulosic ethanol,” said Skor. “Second generation […]

4/2/2019
New USDA Study Underscores Ethanol’s Critical Role in Reducing Greenhouse Gases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an independent analysis that shows how ethanol is projected to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) by up to 70 percent in 2022. Growth Energy welcomed the report findings, and CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement: “This new USDA study further supports that ethanol is a win-win for all Americans,” said Skor. “Higher […]


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There's no link between the Renewable Fuel Standard and increased land usage, and no link to increased risk to endangered species. What there is a link to is lower emissions — a reduction of 589 million metric tons over the first decade of implementation. https://t.co/FNo7vKolET

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Thank you to @SenAmyKlobuchar, @SenStabenow, @SenatorDurbin, @RonWyden, @SenDuckworth, @SenSherrodBrown, @SenatorBennet, @maziehirono, and @SenTinaSmith for supporting our industry, and for working to ensure that @EPA gets its biofuels fix right! klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.c…

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"In the absence of a causal link between the RFS and land use change―and in particular land conversion from grassland, wetland, or forest to corn and soy―there can be no causal link between the RFS and impacts to terrestrial species due to loss or degradation of habitat.”

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A claim is going around that the RFS puts endangered species at risk, and one of its fundamental flaws is it hinges on the false notion that we're using more cropland for food, livestock feed, and biofuels. As we've established, this just isn't true. growthenergy.org/2019/12/04/rep…

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