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    Wisconsin Retailer Kwik Trip offers choices for consumers at the pump
    Independent gas station chain earns A+ grade from national trade group

    July 8, 2014 -

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    Wisconsin gets eight new E15 pumps

    May 8, 2013 -

    The Wisconsin Ethanol Coalition is excited to announce eight pumps offering E15 as a choice to consumers. The pumps are located at the SmartStation, 1290 Business Highway 151, Platteville, WI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Badger State Ethanol.

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    Ace Ethanol announces plans for commercial production of cellulosic ethanol
    Partnership with Sweetwater Energy marks first for the industry

    January 4, 2013 -

    Ace Ethanol, will partner with
    Sweetwater Energy, Inc., a Rochester NY-based cellulosic sugar producer to
    generate cellulosic ethanol at Ace’s plant for up to 16 years. Sweetwater’s
    patented, decentralized process will convert locally available cellulosic,
    non-food biomass, such as crop residues, energy crops, and woody biomass into
    highly fermentable sugar, which Ace will ferment into ethanol. The entire
    contract has a total potential value in excess of $100 million, and requires a
    minimal capital outlay by Ace Ethanol while stabilizing Ace’s feedstock cost
    over the life of the agreement.

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    AAA claim false regarding E15 fuel use

    November 30, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – A statement made today by AAA regarding the safety of E15 use in motor vehicles is misplaced, and a veiled attempt by Big Oil to stop consumers from benefiting from its use.

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    Statement on the denial of the RFS waiver

    November 16, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – Josh Morby, executive director of the Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance has released the following statement in response to the denial of the RFS waiver:

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    WBIA, RFA present at DATCP board meeting

    November 14, 2012 -

    MADISON – Wisconsin Bio Industry partners are providing members of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection board with an opportunity to learn more about the issues impacting the ethanol industry today at their meeting in Madison.

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    Briggs & Stratton supports bio fuel and reminds consumers to use E-10 for small engines

    October 16, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – Briggs & Stratton Corporation is reminding outdoor power equipment customers that all Briggs & Stratton manufactured small engines are designed to run on up to E10 or fuel blended with 10-percent ethanol. 

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    WBIA joins Fuels America New coalition formed to support America’s renewable fuel industry

    October 1, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE
    – The Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance is pleased to announce its new
    affiliation with Fuels America, a new coalition of renewable fuel stakeholders
    that have joined forces to promote America’s energy independence, security and
    economic prosperity.

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    WBIA representatives attend Renewable Fuels Association annual meeting

    September 26, 2012 -

    Omaha, Neb. – Representatives from Wisconsin’s ethanol facilities along with WBIA Executive Director Josh Morby are in attendance at the Renewable Fuels Association’s Annual Membership and Board of Directors meeting this week. 

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    EPA's four-gallon minimum rule to have little effect on Wisconsin consumers

    September 25, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced four-gallon minimum rule when purchasing gas from an E-15 blender pump is likely to have little effect on Wisconsin consumers. 

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    Waiver of Renewable Fuel Standard would cost consumers money

    September 14, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – Those calling for a waiver to meet the ethanol production requirements of the existing Renewable Fuel Standard are failing to consider the unintended consequences of such an act: The cost to consumers. 

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    Five falsehoods about ethanol

    July 18, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – With draught conditions now affecting more than 50 percent of American cropland, the likelihood of increased prices for corn this fall is becoming more of a reality every day. 

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    False information fueling ethanol’s effect on corn prices during drought

    July 13, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – Severe drought conditions and a reduced harvest are likely to drive corn prices up in short order, not the fact that a portion of America’s corn crop is used for ethanol production. 

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    EPA grants final approval to sale of E15 blends

    June 19, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – By completing its approval of established misfueling mitigation plans, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has essentially cleared the way for final approval for companies intending to sell E15 to consumers. 

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    Governor Walker shows strong support for Wisconsin’s corn-based ethanol industry

    May 29, 2012 -

    MILWAUKEE – In recognition of the more than one billion dollars the Wisconsin ethanol industry pumps into the state’s economy, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is sending his top Ag advisor to Ace Ethanol in Stanley, Wisconsin’s first large-scale ethanol production plant. 

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