Category: E30


South Dakota Famers Union to President: If You Want to Increase Fuel Supplies Come See What We Are Doing Here

Posted on: July 19, 2022   |   Category: E30

Huron, SD, July 19. 2022:  Forget Saudi Arabia: Biden Should Have Gone to South Dakota. That was the message from South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke in an editorial in the Argus Leader Newspaper this week. “We have a home-grown product that has been proven to significantly improve gasoline quality and save billions at […]

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SD Farmers Union President Urges President Biden to Look Closer to Home For Gas Price Answers

Posted on: July 18, 2022   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

Forget Saudi Arabia: Biden Should Have Gone to South Dakota (Reprinted from the Argus Leader July 17, 2022)   President Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia to beg for more oil seems unnecessary to us—he could have saved himself a long trip by coming to see what is being done right here in South Dakota. Sky […]

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SD Farmers Union Hails Automaker Endorsement of High Octane Low Carbon Fuels “A Major Breakthrough for U.S. Corn Ethanol Industry”

Posted on: June 28, 2021   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

HURON, SD – South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) President Doug Sombke called the recent letter from the auto industry’s major trade group to former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle a “major game changer” because it endorses the immediate use of high octane low carbon (HOLC) fuels like E30 to reduce carbon and toxics emissions. Sombke […]

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CFDC Salutes Orrie Swayze and his Vision for Higher Ethanol

Posted on: June 24, 2021   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

Washington, D.C. – (June 15, 2021) – Following a memorial service held last week for long time ethanol supporter and pioneer Orrie Swayze, his legacy of promoting higher blends of ethanol to protect public health and support American Agriculture was praised by friends, family, and colleagues. Swayze spent more than four decades promoting the use […]

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South Dakota Ethanol Supporters Urge Rep. Johnson to Talk Octane

Posted on: April 18, 2021   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

When Congressman Dusty Johnson meets with U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan to talk about ethanol, the South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) and ethanol producer Glacial Lakes Energy (GLE) are urging him to include high octane fuels on the agenda.  In response to Congressman Dusty Johnson’s request to meet with the new EPA Administrator, a joint letter from […]

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SDFU President Calls for Repeal & Replace of Fuel Economy Rule to Include Octane and Higher Ethanol Blends

Posted on: March 2, 2021   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

Speaking at the National Farmers Union National Convention February 26, 2021, South Dakota Chapter President Doug Sombke said ethanol advocates need to prioritize support for a high octane standard in the new fuel economy rule that could triple demand for ethanol over the next decade. Sombke and NFU are spearheading a “Repeal & Replace” campaign […]

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South Dakotans Speak Truth to Power: Time for Trump to “Tear Down That Wall”

Posted on: July 2, 2020   |   Categories: E30, EPA, News Releases

Urge President to Capitalize on Ethanol’s Proven Ability to Improve the Nation’s Environment, Economy, & Energy Security Rapid City, South Dakota: July 2, 2020—With the majestic Mount Rushmore as a backdrop, South Dakota ethanol supporters are calling on President Trump to take a “monumental step” by opening the world’s largest gasoline market to higher blends […]

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SDFU Signs Letter Calling out EPA for Failure to Protect Americans

Posted on: May 13, 2020   |   Categories: E30, News Releases

The South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) joined a broad group of ten energy and agriculture organizations in calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to condemn statements by its own Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) that dismissed the findings of a recent study by Harvard University linking air pollution to higher fatalities from […]

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