Retired Four-Star General Wesley Clark to Discuss Ethanol and Energy Security at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

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Retired Gen. Wesley Clark to Address 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 27, 2015 at the Meadows Conference Center

JOHNSTON, IOWA – The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today announced retired Four-Star General and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Wesley Clark will discuss American ethanol, energy security and his new book, “Don’t Wait for the Next War,” at the 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show on January 27, 2015 at Prairie Meadows.

“The IRFA is excited to have retired Four-Star General Wesley Clark address the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit to provide attendees with a unique perspective on biofuels and their impacts on national security,” stated IRFA President Steve Bleyl. “With discussion over renewable fuels policy at fever-pitch, the 2015 Summit will be a great place to hear the latest and greatest on the future of renewable fuels.”

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show is free and open to the public. To register to attend, review sponsorship and trade show opportunities, and learn more about the 2015 Summit, please visit: http://iowarfa.org/2015Summit.php.

Iowa is the nation’s leader in renewable fuels production. Iowa has 43 ethanol refineries capable of producing more than 3.8 billion gallons annually, including 22 million gallons of annual cellulosic ethanol production capacity and one cellulosic ethanol facility currently under construction. In addition, Iowa has 12 biodiesel facilities with the capacity to produce nearly 315 million gallons annually.

 

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association was formed in 2002 to represent the state’s liquid renewable fuels industry. The trade group fosters the development and growth of the renewable fuels industry in Iowa through education, promotion, legislation and infrastructure development.