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    Making E15 available in Wisconsin would reduce CO2 emissions by nearly 200,000 tons
    Analysis shows importance of Renewable Fuel Standard on air quality

    March 4, 2015 -

    A recent analysis found that replacing just half of the 2.4 billion gallons of regular E10 gas consumed in Wisconsin with E15 (gasoline with 15 percent ethanol blend) would eliminate 175,636 tons of CO2e emitted to our air every year (CO2e includes carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane). That’s the equivalent to taking about 37,000 passenger vehicles off the road in Wisconsin every year.

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    Wisconsin ethanol industry helps drive record high export totals
    Value of ethanol exports rose by $31 million dollars to $250 million dollars

    February 13, 2015 -

    Export numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Trade, Agriculture and Consumer Protection show an 18 percent increase in ethanol exports from Wisconsin, totaling an export value of over $250 million dollars and driving Wisconsin’s export totals to an all time high.


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    Wisconsin ethanol exports increase in 2014 to over $200 million
    YTD comparisons show ethanol exports rose $20 million over 2013

    December 12, 2014 -

    Recently released export numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Trade, Agriculture and Consumer Protection show a 15% increase in ethanol exports from Wisconsin, totaling an export value of over $200 million dollars.

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    SAE study finds EPA biased against ethanol
    Standards used to measure emissions were rigged for big oil

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    New study shows ethanol blends proven cleaner and cheaper than gas
    Study shows ethanol has fewer carcinogens, safer for consumers

    September 24, 2014 -

    A study conducted by Life Cycle Associates found that the renewable fuel in E15 (15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline) displaces cancer-causing emissions from gasoline, resulting in a net decrease in cancer risk of 6.6% compared to regular gas.

    In addition, E15 forms less smog than regular gasoline and reduces the amount of greenhouse gas emissions by 1.5% when compared to regular gasoline.

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    Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance in Washington DC to meet with WI delegation
    WBIA is meeting with Wisconsin’s legislators to discuss RFS and E15

    September 17, 2014 -

    Today, the Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance leadership is in America’s Capitol to meet with some of Wisconsin’s Senators and Representatives to discuss ethanol’s impact on the state’s economy and the potential for growth with E15.

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    WBIA to host webinar to discuss recent ethanol poll
    Google Hangout will feature officials from WBIA and analysis by WCGA

    August 7, 2014 -

    On Tuesday August 12th, Wisconsin ethanol policy and industry experts will lead a WBIA sponsored webinar on the state’s opinion of ethanol-blended fuels.

    The event details can be found on WBIA’s Google+ page.

    To view the webinar go to:

    When -           Tuesday, August 12th at 2:00pm CST

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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 -

    – 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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