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2012-08-30 10:22:23

Isaac spares oil refineries in Gulf, yet prices continue to climb as Labor Day weekend approaches WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Labor Day weekend, millions of Americans plan to hit the open road and enjoy the last bits of summer. But with gas prices spiking toward $4 per gallon, many Americans are electing to stay home. The oil companies are quick to blame Hurricane Isaac for causing the sudden inflation, but the truth is, the increases continue even as...

2012-08-28 06:23:20

Growth Energy Board Co-Chair and CEO outline flexibility of RFS, correct misinformation WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the recent petitions to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by the Governors of Arkansas, North Carolina, Texas, Georgia and New Mexico, Co-Chairman of Growth Energy's Board of Directors, General Wesley K. Clark (Ret.) and Growth Energy CEO, Tom Buis sent a letter to the governors explaining why a waiver is unnecessary. The...

2012-08-01 10:23:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following recent calls for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive the current volume goals of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) will be holding a joint press conference to discuss the current drought, ethanol production and the unnecessary calls to waive the RFS. Additionally, RFA and Growth Energy will discuss the built in flexibility of the RFS and how the market...

2012-07-26 10:22:19

Retrofit kits for flex pumps will provide consumers with greater choice and savings at the pump WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increasing consumer demand for higher blends of ethanol, following the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of E15 for commercial sale, several fuel dispensing equipment manufacturers have introduced new products for retailers to modify existing fuel dispensers to accommodate higher ethanol blends. Increased availability of...

2011-01-21 14:24:00

Growth Energy: Decision Will Strengthen America's National Security, Create Jobs WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy announced today that U.S. jobs will be created, carbon removed from the air, and our national security made stronger with a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to raise the amount of ethanol that can be blended into our fuel from 10 percent (E10) to 15 percent (E15) for all vehicles built in the last decade. The decision...

2010-01-25 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners collaborate on first vehicle-based demonstration of Ricardo's Ethanol Boosted Direct Injection (EBDI) engine technology Uses an American produced renewable ethanol - supports US jobs and increased energy security Cost effective, extreme optimized power from any blend of ethanol Up to 30% fuel economy and CO2 improvement compared with existing gasoline engines, with inherently low emissions and uncompromised performance It was announced...

2009-12-01 15:21:00

Job Creation, Reducing Pollution, National Security at Stake WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy, the coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters that filed the Green Jobs Waiver seeking E15, described as a "strong signal" the Environmental Protection Agency's announcement today that it was preparing to approve E15 upon the completion of ongoing tests early next year. In response to the Growth Energy Green Jobs Waiver, the EPA has taken a positive step towards higher...

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2009-09-02 09:10:00

Ethanol industry group Growth Energy is urging lawmakers to pass new measures that will require country of origin labeling for oil products. On Tuesday, General Wesley Clark, Co-Chairman of Growth Energy, pushed for lawmakers to create more transparency in the oil market by requiring country of origin labeling (COOL) for all fuel imported by the US. "Most Americans don't want their paychecks going to Venezuela and other regimes that don't agree with and support the US," said General Clark....

2009-09-01 11:00:00

"The American people deserve to know more about the gasoline they purchase every day -- where it comes from and where their hard-earned dollars ultimately go every time they fill up their cars and trucks. "Most Americans don't want their paychecks going to Venezuela and other regimes that don't agree with and support the U.S. Requiring country of origin labeling of our fuel supply will empower consumers with the knowledge and ability to make informed decisions." -- General Wesley Clark...

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2009-08-10 11:35:00

As part of a push to slow global warming and provide jobs in the United States, the ethanol industry called for requirements that all vehicles sold in the U.S. accept the renewable gasoline substitute, Reuters reported. The ethanol industry trade group Growth Energy said in a "biofuels roadmap" ahead of a renewable energy meeting in Las Vegas on Monday that a low-carbon fuel standard, which would spur use of alternative fuels, more ethanol pumping stations and construction of biofuel...