Growth Energy: Ethanol industry to debut first-ever national TV ads at Growth Energy ad launch watch party and press availability

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Joshua Morby 414.791.9120

Growth Energy and Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance host Wisconsin supporters of ethanol to launch “America’s Fuel,” a $2.5 million ad campaign

Madison, WI – Growth Energy, the coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters, and the Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance will host Wisconsin allies of ethanol at a watch party and press availability on April 12, 2010 to debut the industry’s first national cable TV advertising campaign, “America’s Fuel.” The six spots that will be unveiled are set to air nationally, including in Wisconsin, on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and Headline News.

WHO: Growth Energy Members and Supporters

Bob Welch, Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance

Bob Oleson, Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

WHAT: Watch party and press availability to unveil Growth Energy’s $2.5 million national TV advertising campaign, the first for the ethanol industry.

WHEN: Monday, April 12, 2010; 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Wisconsin State Capitol; Room 400SE


About Growth Energy

Growth Energy is a group committed to the promise of agriculture and growing America’s economy through cleaner, greener energy. Through smart policy reform and a proactive grassroots campaign, Growth Energy promotes reducing greenhouse gas emissions, expanding the use of ethanol in gasoline, decreasing our dependence on foreign oil, and creating American jobs at home. More information can be found at .

About Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance

The Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance is a diverse group of businesses, environmental groups, and statewide and local organizations that have come together to build both public and legislative awareness of the Bio Industry in Wisconsin. For more information about the Alliance please visit our website: