Washington – The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is proud to announce the addition of three new Board Member companies, Aemetis, Inc., Bushmills Ethanol Inc., and E Energy Adams, LLC., since the January 1, 2012.

Aemetis, Inc. operates a 55 million gallon per year facility in Keyes, CA. Bushmills Ethanol Inc. is a cooperative made up of 415 farmers that produces 65 million gallons of ethanol per year. E Energy Adams is a locally owned company consisting of nearly 800 investor owners that produces 50 million gallons annually at their dry mill facility. Contributing a combined 170 million gallons of ethanol annually to U.S., these three production refineries individually and collectively are providing jobs, stimulating the economy and helping reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

“We are pleased to welcome these new members to the RFA,” said RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen. “The strength of our industry is the involvement of individual companies in working to expand the marketplace for ethanol through thoughtful policies and strategic market development.  These new voices will bring important new perspectives to the RFA and further enhance the dynamic initiatives the association is undertaking.”

“As members of the RFA, we look forward to working with industry leaders as we address important issues and continue to expand the marketplace for new ethanol-blended fuel opportunities as well as new technologies,” said Eric McAfee, Chairman and CEO of Aemetis, Inc.

“E Energy Adams is thrilled to join the RFA with the goal of shaping our industry and guiding our nation towards energy independence,” said Carl Sitzmann, CEO of E Energy Adams, LLC.

With the addition of Aemetis, Inc., Bushmills Ethanol Inc., and E Energy Adams LLC, the RFA Board of Directors consists of 50 companies. Every producing member of the RFA receives one vote on the Board of Directors. The RFA is the largest trade association for ethanol producers in the world.

About the RFA: The Renewable Fuels Association is the leading trade association for America’s ethanol industry. Its mission is to advance the development, production, and use of ethanol fuel by strengthening America’s ethanol industry and raising awareness about the benefits of renewable fuels. RFA’s 200 members are working to help America become cleaner, safer, more energy independent and economically secure. Visit www.EthanolRFA.org.