Press Releases

General Press Releases

Jeff Broin resumes role as POET CEO
11/13/2015 - ‘My heart has always been in this company’
POET opens fitness centers at rural plant locations as part of its ongoing commitment to improving team member health
10/28/2015 - Team members given increased opportunities for on-site exercise as part of Energy for Life wellness program
POET releases first-ever economic impact study
8/13/2015 - Report shows POET is instrumental in enhancing economic growth, reducing dependence on foreign oil and offsetting greenhouse gases
POET submits comments to EPA on RFS proposal
7/27/2015 - EPA proposed volumes ‘would permanently undermine the purpose and function of the RFS’
POET representatives testifying today at EPA hearing
Abe Hughes joins POET as Senior Vice President of Business Development
POET responds to EPA Renewable Volume Obligation proposal
5/29/2015 - POET CEO: Proposal ‘puts oil industry’s agenda ahead of farmers and rural America’
POET partners to fight pollution, deforestation in Haiti
1/28/2015 - Project Gaia replaces wood-burning stoves with ethanol stoves
POET plants to host RAGBRAI events
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver visits POET Biorefining – Coon Rapids
Iowa Gov. Branstad signs biofuels promotion bill at POET Biorefining – Coon Rapids
POET Nutrition honored by Department of Defense
POET files comments to EPA regarding 2014 ethanol blending levels
POET General Managers to testify at public hearing
POET hits sustainability goal in bio-product development
12/19/2013 - Company making progress in every area of Ingreenuity initiative
POET CEO responds to EPA’s renewable fuel volume numbers for 2014
11/15/2013 - Proposed volumes would hurt drivers, cellulosic ethanol development
Jeff Broin voted #1 Brave Thinker in Agriculture by Top Producer Magazine
NASCAR driver Austin Dillon visits POET Biorefining – Portland
7/22/2013 - Dillon discusses benefits of renewable fuel during American Ethanol Heartland Tour
POET statement on court decision regarding California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard
7/16/2013 - ‘We are pleased the court recognized the fundamental flaws in ARB’s process for implementing the Low Carbon Fuel Standard’
POET hires Director of Federal Affairs
7/3/2013 - Rob Walther to start POET office in Washington, D.C.
POET comments on EPA's Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards
POET CEO responds to Supreme Court decision on E15
6/24/2013 - ‘The Supreme Court’s decision today clears the way for more fuel options for U.S. drivers’
Aberdeen fourth grader wins POET poetry contest
POET Biorefining – Macon resumes production
POET CEO comments on proposed RFS volume levels
1/31/2013 - ‘The Renewable Fuel Standard is the most successful program in history for replacing fossil fuel use with domestic, renewable energy’
POET producing corn oil at 25 biorefineries
1/17/2013 - Voilà™ Corn Oil primarily sold into biodiesel markets
POET CEO applauds decision to deny RFS waiver
11/16/2012 - Industry can continue to invest in improving efficiency, commercializing cellulosic biofuels
POET CEO Jeff Lautt’s statement on E15 ruling
POET CEO Jeff Lautt comments on RFS waiver request
POET responds to latest crop estimate
8/10/2012 - Renewable fuels policy works, market-induced flexibility exists today
POET Tree writing contest winners announced
6/18/2012 - Five poems from students around the Midwest to be published in Vital magazine
POET now producing Voilà™ corn oil at 14 plants
6/5/2012 - Oil could be used as feedstock for more than 31 million gallons of biodiesel
“POET Tree” events spread Arbor Day spirit
4/27/2012 - Elementary students help POET plant and distribute more than 9,400 trees
New low-fat distillers grains target dairy market
2/7/2012 - Research available regarding DDGS feeding practices
POET drops annual water use by 770 million gallons since 2009
12/8/2011 - Company is ahead of pace to cut use by 1 billion gallons by 2015
POET: Ethanol tax credit reform must include infrastructure
6/17/2011 - Ethanol can compete and bring down gasoline prices if given the chance
POET: Senate Votes show openness to tax credit reform
6/16/2011 - By adopting the Thune/Klobuchar bill, Senate end tax credit, reduce deficit and give consumers choice at the pump
POET: Stage is set for meaningful tax credit reform
6/14/2011 - “Now is the time for the ethanol industry to take the next step”
Biodiesel, ethanol industry leaders applaud USDA, EPA for supporting renewable fuels programs
4/19/2011 - REG, POET and others highlight renewable fuel technology during roundtable with USDA Sec. Vilsack, EPA Administrator Jackson
POET comments on E15 approval
1/21/2011 - ‘We’re clearly moving forward, but significant hurdles remain’
POET CEO comments on E15 approval
10/13/2010 - Broin: EPA decision a ‘positive first step toward opening the market’
POET: Senate Energy Bill missed an opportunity to do something about foreign oil addiction
POET, Magellan comment on pipeline report
7/19/2010 - Department of Energy finds that dedicated ethanol pipeline is feasible
POET voices support for Fueling Freedom Plan proposed by Growth Energy
POET to testify before House Agriculture Committee
5/14/2010 - VP Scott Weishaar will outline how maintaining a firm commitment to ethanol will grow the economy and alleviate foreign oil dependence
“Ask POET” video series offers company expertise to answer a variety of ethanol questions
POET, students plant 2,750 trees to celebrate Arbor Day
4/30/2010 - ‘POET Tree’ events take place in 19 Midwest communities
Obama: Ethanol key to “clean energy future”
4/28/2010 - President touts job benefits of ethanol during visit to POET Biorefining - Macon
President Barack Obama to visit POET plant
4/26/2010 - “White House to Main Street Tour” will stop at POET Biorefining – Macon, Mo.
POET executive appointed to California Air Resources Board expert panel
2/22/2010 - Senior VP Mark Stowers to help improve Indirect Land Use Change theory
POET welcomes EPA response to the Growth Energy Green Jobs waiver for E15
12/1/2009 - E15 needed to achieve renewable fuel targets and develop cellulosic ethanol
POET Statement on Federal Biofuels Working Group & EPA Rulemaking
POET CEO comments on Low Carbon Fuel Standard
4/23/2009 - Biased regulation would stifle industry’s efficiency, environmental improvements
Statement from POET CEO regarding Green Jobs Waiver comment period
POET, Other Leading Ethanol Producers to Launch Growth Energy
POET CEO comments on food vs. fuel debate
POET Employees Call on Presidential Candidates to Support American Ethanol
Statement from POET CEO, Jeff Broin, on DOE's Report on the Use of Higher Ethanol Blends
POET applauds objective ruling from EPA on the renewable fuel standard
8/7/2008 - Company says ruling preserves market for cellulosic ethanol
POET funds starch to ethanol research collaboration with Iowa State University
2/20/2008 - ISU scientist researches corn starch traits for ethanol distilling process
POET statement on passing of Jeff Fox
SoyLink® Receives Breakthrough Patent