701 8th St NW Suite 450 Washington, D.C. 20001 IN MEMORIAM We mourn the tragic loss of our close friend and partner Keith Holmes, who was killed July 30th in a crash during the St. Clair River Classic offshore powerboat race in Michigan. The owner of CK Motorsports and throttleman of the American Ethanol Cat Can Do Catamaran, Holmes was considered one of the world’s premier offshore powerboat racers. He will be missed dearly. HOL M TH Driving to the Moon Motorists log 1 billion miles on E15 T I N P E across the United States have logged more than 1 billion miles on E15– H O L to the fuel’s performance, attesting M TH safety, and value. of today’s new cars. A How do you visualize 1 billion miles? You could picture 333,333 families driving from New York City to Los Angeles. Perhaps, circling the equator 40,202 times works. Or, if space travel is more your thing, consider 4,185 trips to the moon. three-quarters S Automakers approve E15 for use in nearly “American drivers are taking advantage of the proven performance and environmental S A provides,” said Growth T benefits E15 Any way you picture it, it’s a lot of I N P E miles. That’s the significant milestone Energy CEO Emily Skor. “We’re proud to celebrate this milestone that E15–a fuel containing 15 percent and highlight the value E15 delivers ethanol and 85 percent gasoline– in terms of better performance, has reached. According to Growth Energy’s ongoing assessment of sales and consumption data reported by major gasoline retailers, drivers reduction of toxic emissions, and savings at the pump. Today, E15 is sold in nearly 900 retail stores across 29 states, and its availability is growing each day because 21st- century drivers are demanding 21st- century fuels.” E15 works well for any vehicle manufactured since 2001. Automakers approve E15 for use in nearly three-quarters of new cars, and the Environmental Protection Agency approves its use in 9 out of 10 cars on the road today.