7/24/2020
Growth Energy Champions Biofuels as Part of USDA’s Innovation Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in response to a request for input on the agency’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda (AIA), a new initiative to promote conservation and boost productivity in American agriculture. In her comments, Skor applauded the agency’s focus on expanding the […]

7/15/2020
Conversations with Biofuel Champions, feat. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa)

This week in our “Conversations with Biofuel Champions” summer video series, our CEO Emily Skor had the opportunity to visit with one of our newest biofuel champions: U.S. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer of Iowa. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer was elected in 2018 to represent Iowa’s First Congressional District. As Finkenauer tells Skor, she wanted to serve in […]

7/13/2020
Growth Energy Testifies on Low-Carbon Ethanol and EPA Test Fuels

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley offered testimony during a virtual public hearing on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) test protocols for U.S. fuels. The agency is currently updating Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards to reflect the modern transition to higher blends of […]

7/8/2020
Growth Energy Urges EPA to Examine Real-World Data on Ethanol’s Air Quality Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “anti-backsliding” report on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The draft study, required by the Clean Air Act and released in May 2020 as part of a consent decree reached in February 2019, omitted critical data on the environmental advantages of […]

6/30/2020
House Climate Action Report Recognizes Biofuels as a Solution to Decarbonizing Transportation Sector

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis issued an action plan to build a clean energy economy in the U.S. Growth Energy appreciates the Committee’s inclusion of biofuels as an important component of a comprehensive plan to decarbonize the transportation sector. “The evidence is clear that biofuels offer […]

6/29/2020
Growth Energy Champions Ethanol Blends in EPA Update to Fuel Regs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley submitted written comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed “Fuels Regulatory Streamlining Rule.” On behalf of the nation’s largest renewable fuel organization, Bliley welcomed the agency’s efforts to “reduce burdensome and duplicative requirements on fuels” while cautioning […]

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 […]

4/28/2020
Growth Energy Praises House Bill to Boost Biofuel Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor announced the association’s support of the Clean Fuels Deployment Act, introduced by biofuels champions and U.S. Representatives Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Angie Craig (D-Minn.) and Don Bacon (R-Neb.). The legislation authorized $600 million over six years for the Department of Transportation to provide grants that […]

1/16/2020
Growth Energy welcomes USDA outreach on biofuel infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a request for information on biofuel infrastructure priorities, seeking feedback from stakeholders on a key element of president’s promise to expand markets for higher ethanol blends like E15. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement: “We appreciate the USDA’s outreach, and we look forward to sharing our insights on efforts […]

11/20/2019
Growth Energy Celebrates New York’s Move to E15


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"Biofuels like ethanol are critical to meeting carbon reduction goals today and well into the future." -- Growth Energy CEO @EmilySkor. Tell Congress to put an end to the oil industry's efforts to limit consumer access to higher blends of renewable fuels: p2a.co/if7oBKL https://t.co/MFDWgxbCEs

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Biofuels like ethanol reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 46% compared to gasoline. Period. Tell your representative in Congress you want lower emissions, cleaner air, and to pass legislation restoring year-round sales of E15: p2a.co/if7oBKL https://t.co/TrFIs9fIF3

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.@GovHolcomb understands the importance of biofuels to Hoosier farmers and our country's economy. Thank you for your support -- and congrats on receiving an American Ethanol racing helmet from the Indiana Ethanol Producers Association! https://t.co/nfz3qtKbzS

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@SenJoniErnst @SenAmyKlobuchar @USDA @SenDuckworth @SenatorFischer We're calling on Congress to include both of these initiatives in any infrastructure package.

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