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 […]
This story quotes Growth Energy’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Chris Bliley, from the EPA’s July hearing on the proposed biofuel targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for 2020. It was originally published on Convenience Store Decisions’ website: “‘Once again, the proposal assumes that despite exempting at least 190 million gallons of biofuel every […]
With year-round sales of E15 now allowed across the nation, the popularity of the fuel blend continues to grow daily. Engine experts consistently agree that E15 is not only a more-affordable, higher-octane fueling option at the pump, but that it is good for engines. Convenience Store Decisions (CSD) Magazine interviewed fuel experts earlier this month […]
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Growth Energy filed a motion in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to intervene in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule allowing year-round access to gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol, or E15. The final rule is being challenged by the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement it has lifted the restrictions on year-round sales of E15, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor spoke with Brownfield Ag News celebrating this milestone for the ethanol industry: “Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor calls year-round E15 a game changer for the ethanol industry, corn farmers, and rural America. “Over […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ray was the founding member of Big River Resources and a longtime Growth Energy Board member. We are all better off for knowing him and our community will feel this loss deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and staff on this difficult day. You will be missed, Ray.
To those of us within it, the ethanol industry often feels like a big family. Today that entire family mourns the loss of one of our own, Ray Defenbaugh. We will always remember his relentless spirit — his honesty, optimism, humor, and especially his fierce, fierce loyalty.