6/14/2019
Bipartisan Senate Bill Provides Transparency, Accountability in Small Refinery Exemption Process

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that would bring much-needed transparency to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) secretive small refinery exemption (SRE) process and ensure refiners meet their biofuel blending requirements. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor thanked the senators for introducing this legislation at a time […]

5/23/2019
Growth Energy Backs Bipartisan Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture Collin Peterson (D-MN), along with Reps. Dusty Johnson (SD-At Large), Dave Loebsack (IA-04), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Roger Marshall (KS-01), introduced the bipartisan Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019, legislation that would bring much-needed transparency to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) […]

5/20/2019
Brownfield Ag News: Small refinery waivers remain top concern

Growth Energy member Eamonn Byrne of Lakeview Energy recently participated in our May Capitol Hill fly-in, where he met one-on-one with lawmakers and their staff to share the challenges the biofuels industry is facing. In an interview with Brownfield Ag News, Byrne shared that EPA’s radical expansion of small refinery exemptions was the main topic […]

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. […]

5/9/2019
Biofuels International: US lawmakers petition EPA to end small refinery exemptions

The following article was posted on Biofuels International’s website: “A group of 35 members of the US House of Representatives has written to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Andrew Wheeler to request the agency stop granting small refinery exemptions (SREs) for large or unqualified refiners under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). … Industry association […]

5/7/2019
House Lawmakers Call for an End to the Unjust Granting of Small Refinery Exemptions for Big Oil

4/12/2019
EPA’s Latest Effort on SRE Transparency Helpful Progress But Not Enough

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced they will take comment on the current process for issuing small refinery exemptions, allowing EPA to post the names of refineries who have applied for and received small refinery exemptions, an important first step in providing transparency in the process. While noting EPA’s progress, Growth […]

2/28/2019
Growth Energy Urges New EPA Administrator to Uphold Biofuel Commitments

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of Mr. Andrew Wheeler to serve as the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):  “We congratulate Mr. Wheeler on his confirmation,” said Skor. “As the head of EPA, Administrator Wheeler can improve our emissions regulations to encourage competition and innovation, […]

2/11/2019
Growth Energy Files Federal Lawsuit Against EPA on Small Refinery Exemptions

Growth Energy filed a petition to address small refinery exemptions in EPA’s 2019 renewable volume obligation (RVO) rulemaking.

10/16/2018
House Lawmakers Fight for Clean Air, Biofuels


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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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