WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce the addition of Siouxland Ethanol to its membership. Siouxland Ethanol is a locally owned company near Jackson, Nebraska, that began production in May 2007. The ethanol plant processes 24 million bushels per year into 70 million gallons of ethanol, 2,000 tons of corn oil and 175,000 tons of distillers dried grains with solubles used by local cattle feeders. The company has nearly 35 employees and an annual payroll of approximately $2 million. Siouxland Ethanol is also moving ahead with a planned expansion to boost production capacity by 15 percent, which is expected to be completed by the end of this year. "The Renewable Fuels Association is a tireless advocate for the ethanol industry and we are pleased to join its membership," said Pam Miller, director of industry and investor relations and board chair at Siouxland Ethanol. "As we work to ensure the long term inclusion and growth of ethanol in America's transportation portfolio, the Renewable Fuels Association's leadership will be needed. We look forward to our membership." "We are thrilled to announce that Siouxland Ethanol has joined our organization," said Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen. "The hardworking employees of the company have been producing ethanol for nearly a decade, with production increasing in order to provide consumers with the lowest cost, cleanest-burning and highest octane source in the world. We welcome Siouxland Ethanol to our membership and look forward to their contributions."