7/31/2019
Growth Energy Defends Rural America at EPA Hearing

YPSILANTI, MI – Today, Growth Energy Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley testified before U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials at the hearing on the agency’s proposed 2020 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) under the Renewable Fuel Standard. Bliley spoke on behalf of the 100 ethanol plants and 91 innovative businesses Growth Energy represents, condemning the agency for providing no avenue to offset refinery exemptions that consistently undercut federal […]

7/23/2019
Farmer Urges President to Listen to Rural America in New Growth Energy Ad Campaign

7/5/2019
Growth Energy Condemns 2020 Biofuel Targets

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor slammed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed biofuel targets for 2020. The agency’s proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) includes no mechanism to offset refinery exemptions that consistently undercut federal blending goals, disrespects the court’s decision on the 2016 RVO, and […]

6/20/2019
Skor in Ethanol Producer Magazine: Hardship or Handout? The Facts are Clear

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor recently penned a column for the July issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine on the damaging effects the rapid rise of small refinery exemptions have had on the rural economy and biofuels industry. In the column, Skor wrote: “So with costs down and profits up, it’s hard to imagine how multibillion-dollar […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

11/20/2018
Growth Energy Celebrates 10th Anniversary Podcast Series Part 1: The Early Years

10/29/2018
Skor: Trump delivers win for Iowa with E15

October 26, 2018 By Emily Skor, Guest Columnist President Trump recently announced some great news for farmers, biofuel workers, retailers, and consumers everywhere who want to enjoy cleaner, more affordable options at the fuel pump. At the president’s direction, the Environmental Protection Agency will finally lift a decades-old limit on the sale of E15 ethanol […]

10/23/2018
Midwest Leaders Rally Behind Trump’s E15 Fix

More than 100 community, business, and farm leaders across the Midwest today sent a letter to President Trump applauding the administration’s commitment to year-round sales of E15, a lower-cost fuel containing 15 percent ethanol. Currently, many retailers are unable to offer E15 during the summer months due to outdated Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, which […]


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The #RFS – signed into law 15 years ago – is key to growing the biofuel industry, advancing innovation, & providing consumers with cleaner, cheaper choices at the pump. On this anniversary, Iowans know that I will never stop fighting to uphold the RFS & defend their way of life. https://t.co/U6F175Hkol

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15 years! Happy anniversary to the Renewable Fuel Standard, signed into law on this day in 2005. We've come a long way since then, and while we've had some tough times we know clearer skies are on the horizon. To each of our industry's supporters, thank you! https://t.co/F0MlKF47yW

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As negotiations over the next relief bill continue, the biofuel industry is reeling after staggering losses over the last several months. Whatever aid is passed must include support for biofuels, and our champions in Congress delivered that message to leadership today. https://t.co/yABlENMgUD

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