growth energy

Growth Energy Pressing Trump on Biofuels

Dan Biotechnology, Energy

An open letter to President Trump in Monday’s editions of the New York Times, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal urges the president to “unleash rural growth by cutting the red tape holding back homegrown energy.” The letter by Growth Energy also condemned Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s actions that the organization says are “destroying demand for biofuels …

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Growth Energy Comments on EPA CVR Waiver

Dan Biotechnology, Energy, Industry News Release

The Environmental Protection Agency has granted an undisclosed waiver to CVR, a refinery owned by Carl Icahn, allowing the company to bypass its biofuel obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The move, which is one of several, has angered the ethanol industry. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor points out the political ties between the Trump Administration and Icahn, as “Icahn …

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Growth Energy: More Biofuels Vital to Improving U.S. Energy Outlook

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Federal forecasts in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2018 (AEO2018) demonstrate a clear and growing need for U.S. biofuels says Chris Bliley, vice president of regulatory affairs at Growth Energy. The EIA “reference” case, which contains projections through 2050 based on current trends and regulations, predicts an 18 percent increase in miles traveled by …

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American Drivers Top 3 Billion Miles Driven on E15

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Growth Energy announces that American drivers have logged yet another billion miles on clean burning E15 in just the past three months. The total number of miles driven on E15 now sits at more than 3 billion. “E15 is taking off with consumers wherever it’s available and rapidly becoming drivers’ go-to fuel,” said Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor. “At the forefront of …

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Growth Energy Celebrates 2017 Wins, 2018 Goals

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

2017 was a banner year for the ethanol industry, setting the stage for future successes in 2018. Despite a barrage of threats against the industry and the Renewable Fuel Standard, Growth Energy says the industry saw strong support and pushback against those threats. Threats She says 2017 saw a united voice within the industry. Voice 2017 also saw the doubling …

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Growth Energy Applauds EPA RVO Announcement

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Growth Energy called Thursday’s volume obligation announcement for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard a move that gives the biofuels industry much needed certainty. The announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency upholds the statutory targets for conventional biofuels. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor applauded the announcement. Announcement The total renewable fuel volume is 19.29 billion gallons, which includes 15 billion gallons …

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Growth Energy Applauds EPA Point of Obligation Decision

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

The Environmental Protection Agency decision to reject changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard point of obligation means consumers will continue to enjoy increasing choices at the pump. Growth Energy applauded the EPA for rejecting requests to change the point of obligation, a move that would have caused confusion in the marketplace. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor says the move to …

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Growth Energy Applauds House Support for Advanced Biofuels

Dan Biotechnology, Energy, Industry News Release

Growth Energy applauds a letter from 18 members of the House to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) dealing with cellulosic and advanced biofuels. Donald Payne, Jr., Ruben Gallego , and 16 of their colleagues sent a letter to the EPA asking the agency to increase their blending targets for cellulosic biofuels and biodiesel for the final 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations. …

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Ethanol Industry Wants Brazil Status Suspended

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

The U.S. Ethanol industry wants U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to suspend Brazil’s designated country status under the Generalized System of Preferences. The groups want Lighthizer to make the move against Brazil because of its “protectionist and market-distorting actions in implementing a Tariff Rate Quota on American ethanol imports.” The Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, and the U.S. Grains Council …