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  • Sep 2, 2011
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    Educating consumers at the pump

    "As more American consumers learn the benefits of ethanol – from cleaning the air to creating jobs – more retailers are opting to market American Ethanol as the more affordable, homegrown and renewable fuel alternative."...More
  • Aug 31, 2011
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    American Ethanol kits now available to fuel retailers

    Retailers can receive complimentary American Ethanol kits with pump toppers, nozzle talkers and more....More
  • Aug 26, 2011
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    The real reasons food prices are increasing

    "Yes, we are paying more for grains, but what is really affecting our bottom line is fuel prices,” says Jay O'Neil, Kansas State University senior agricultural economist....More
  • Aug 3, 2011
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    VEETC not included in debt limit deal; and an op ed to Roll Call

    "Are energy independence and its attendant economic and national security benefits a priority [for Congress] or not?" ask former members of Congress Thomas Ewing (R-IL) and Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD)....More
  • Jul 27, 2011
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    Ethanol impact on land use negligible, says MSU study

    “We searched for direct historical evidence for ILUC in relevant world areas rather than attempting to project or predict what course ILUC might take. Projecting forward can force scientists to make untestable assumptions,” says Bruce Dale, Michigan State University....More
  • Jul 14, 2011
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    Ethanol should not shoulder blame for higher food prices, Informa suggests

    “There is little evidence of such a simplistic cause-and-effect linkage,” says an Informa report examining ethanol and higher food prices....More
  • Jul 1, 2011
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    NASCAR: Ethanol’s game changer

    Lest anyone think that “yeah well, it’s a paid endorsement,” NASCAR would have put a quick end to its E15 fueling and marketing effort if the races couldn't go on....More
  • Jun 29, 2011
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    Dale receives Award of Excellence at Fuel Ethanol Workshop

    Bruce Dale, professor of chemistry and materials science, Michigan State University, was presented the Award of Excellence at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Indianapolis....More
  • Jun 28, 2011
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    Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) draws 2,000

    "We've become mini evangelists for ethanol," NASCAR's CEO said....More
  • Jun 24, 2011
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    House bill proposes to repeal VEETC, ethanol tariff

    Ethanol production would likely drop just four percent and corn prices would drop about seven percent if the supports were eliminated, says Bruce Babcock, Iowa State University economist....More
  • Jun 17, 2011
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    Senate reverses itself from rejection to passage of amendment to repeal VEETC

    "Ethanol is the only industry I know of that receives a triple crown of government support: its use is mandated by law, it enjoys protective tariffs and oil companies receive federal subsidies to use it," said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)....More
  • Jun 15, 2011
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    Senate rejects Coburn amendment to repeal VEETC

    “This vote is a major victory for the biofuels industry and American consumers."...More
  • May 25, 2011
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    Don’t mess with RFS, say biofuel advocates

    An "unholy alliance" is quietly campaigning on Capitol Hill to repeal both the tax incentive for ethanol and the RFS, says the American Coalition for Ethanol's Brian Jennings....More
  • May 6, 2011
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    Ethanol gains power on NASCAR tracks

    "Everyone came together to do the testing and provide a seamless transition to the use of E15,” says NASCAR's Mike Lynch....More
  • Apr 22, 2011
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    Does corn ethanol affect food prices?

    Rising corn prices in 2006 and 2007, followed by the 2008 spike, and dramatic drop in 2009, would have occurred without ethanol subsidies or even if corn ethanol production had not expanded....More
  • Apr 15, 2011
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    USDA to provide funding for blender pumps

    “More blender pumps mean more consumers will finally have the choice and flexibility they deserve to pick the ethanol blends that work for them based on their vehicle, their beliefs and their budget,” says the RFA's Robert White....More
  • Apr 8, 2011
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    RFA applauds USDA for stating that ethanol industry produces fuel AND feed

    Until today, USDA reported only the gross usage of corn for ethanol, implying that the ethanol process uses the entire bushel of corn. “This has led to inflated claims that the ethanol industry is using nearly 40% of the 2010/11 corn supply,” reported the RFA, adding that when the production of animal feed co-products is taken into account, only 23% of the 2010/11 U.S. corn supply and 3% of the global grain supply is truly being used for fuel production....More

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