Perdue revises E15 remark; EPA says it will complete rule on time


The EPA has issued a statement confirming plans to complete its E15 rule by June 1 in response to remarks made by Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue on Feb. 27 in which he said the rule would not be complete on time. Perdue has since revised his remarks.
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Infrastructure investments drive growth in preblended E15


Growth Energy recently announced American motorists have driven over 7 billion miles on E15. That continued demand has had an impact on the market, said Mike O’Brien, Growth Energy’s vice president of market development.
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Minnesota sees record E15 sales in 2018


Statistics released by the Minnesota Department of Commerce show that demand for E15 in the state remains strong, despite the current summertime ban of the fuel. Approximately 59 million gallons of E15 were sold in the state last year.
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OPINION: Please don’t sell our fuel


If you're a fuel marketer who hates ethanol, then you probably shouldn't sell E15, says ACE's Ron Lamberty. But, if your curious about equipment compatibility, other retailers' experiences, and higher sales volumes, ACE would like to work with you.
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RFA: GROWMARK Energy offers pre-blended E15 at more terminals


The Renewable Fuels Association recently announced that GROWMARK Energy has started offering pre-blended E15 at 17 additional terminals, including those located in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, and South Dakota.
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OPINION: Terminal availability of E15 grows as RVP relief nears


GROWMARK Energy recently announced an expansion of its E15 terminal availability, but cautioned it will stop offering the fuel blend at its terminals on May 1 unless the EPA signals RVP relief will be in place before June 1.
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RFA releases 3 videos aimed at educating consumers


The RFA has released three new educational videos that will help the public learn more about the advantages of using more renewable fuels like ethanol. The videos focus on the production process, renewable fuel benefits, and use by motorcycle riders.
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OPINION: Marketing E15 with Unleaded 88


Last year, Growth Energy embarked on a mission to understand consumer sentiment around E15 and worked with fuel retailers to help them sell more E15. With that goal in mind, Growth Energy established the best practices to optimize sales of E15 fuel.
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Minnesota offers grants for biofuel blending infrastructure


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has opened the application process for biofuel blending infrastructure grant funding under its Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation Program. The deadline for submission is 4:00 pm Central time April 5.
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ACE returns to Mexico, continues work with service station owners


American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty recently traveled to Mérida, Mexico, for the first ethanol technical information forum held in 2019 for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers.
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