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World Ethanol & Biofuels
5 - 7 November 2024

Steigenberger Wiltcher's Hotel

Douglas Durante
Executive Director at Clean Fuels Development Coalition


Mr. Durante serves as the Executive Director of the Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC), representing automotive, agricultural, and other alternative energy interests supporting programs and policies that expand the market for ethanol and other biofuels. Mr. Durante has extensive experience working on energy, transportation, and environmental issues, including as Director of Public Affairs for the National Alcohol Fuels Commission, and in the Office of Alcohol Fuels at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mr. Durante was on the negotiating committee between industry and the US Environmental Protection Agency for the reformulated gasoline and oxy fuel programs created in the Clean Air Act of 1990. He served as an adviser on the ad hoc Senate Committee that created the Renewable Fuels Standard and represents ethanol and biofuel interests nationally and internationally.

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening Remarks

  • Introductory Remarks from the Chair