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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday October 06, 2019 ( 5 items )  

ACE Introduces Updated Fuel Marketer Website, Videos at NACS
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 2 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is introducing its revamped fuel marketer-to-marketer flexfuelforward.com website and new videos to prospective E15 and flex fuel retailers attending the 2019 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show this week in Atlanta, Georgia. The NACS show is the largest annual gathering of convenience and fuel marketing professionals, drawing nearly 25,0  more

American Coalition for Ethanol Issues Statement on Renewable Fuel Standard Urges Continued Vigilance
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Oct. 4 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following statement by CEO Brian Jennings: American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings thanks rural leaders for prompting today's announcement following White House discussions over the past few months with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). EPA says it is seeking comment on actions to ensure that the statutory volu  more

Kelly Hepler Elected 2019-2020 President of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 -- The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies issued the following news release: The membership of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies elected Kelly Hepler, Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, as its new president during its 109th Annual Meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. In accepting AFWA's Presidency, Hepler reflected on the importance of state fish and wildlife agency relevancy and the critical importance of the Recovering America's W  more

Missouri River Energy Services: Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency Announces Details of Plan to Sell Taxable Refunding Bonds
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Sept. 30 -- Missouri River Energy Services issued the following news release: Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency ("Western Minnesota") plans to price approximately $320 million of taxable fixed-rate bonds the week of October 14, 2019 through a negotiated sale. Proceeds of the sale will primarily be used to refund a portion of certain of Western Minnesota's outstanding Power Supply Revenue Bonds. The sale will be led by book-running senior manager Citigroup, with  more

Montana Chamber of Commerce: Montana's Legal Climate Reaches Top 10 in U.S. Chamber Report
HELENA, Montana, Oct. 1 -- The Montana Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release, dated Sept. 27: Since 2012, Montana's state liability system has improved from 45th in the country to 7th overall this year, according to a biennial report released by the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The ILR recently released its 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey, which included its ranking of the states. Montana ranked higher than Idaho and South Dakota, but was ranked  more