EPA releases proposed year-round E15 rule


The U.S. EPA released its proposed rule to allow the year-round sale of E15 on March 12. The proposed rule also includes provisions for RIN reform.
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ACE, retailers talk opportunities to increase E15 at NEB forum


ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty participated on a panel at Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 2019 Emerging Issues Forum with retailers about the opportunities and practical considerations to increase E15 and higher ethanol blends.
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Pennsylvania retail chain adds more E15


Retail chains that choose to add E15 to their product mixes continue to see positive results. One example is Pennsylvania-based Rutter's, which decided to add the fuel last year despite recent uncertainty around the timing of year-round sales.
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OPINION: Be ready for high octane future fuels


One reason station owners have decided to install dispensers meeting UL specifications for E25 or E85 is the possibility a higher-octane, higher ethanol blend will be used by automakers to meet CAFÉ and/or GHG regulations sometime in the near future.
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E15 expansion, consumer adoption driving terminal growth


Growth Energy announced that consumers have surpassed 8 billion miles on E15, known to consumers as Unleaded 88—a fuel blended with 15 percent renewable biofuel that is approved for all cars 2001 and newer.
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OPINION: Other people’s money


It is not every day that free money is available to expand your business, but that is the case for many retailers if they are willing to consider offering higher blends of ethanol, according to RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White.
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USDA: Study shows significant GHG benefits of corn ethanol


The USDA released a new study April 2 that finds GHG emissions from corn ethanol are about 39 percent lower than gasoline. When ethanol is produced at natural gas-powered plants, GHG emissions are even lower, approximately 43 percent below gasoline.
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OPINION: What’s behind the growing terminal availability of E15?


Consumer demand for E15—also known as Unleaded 88—has been driving E15 retail adoption for the past few years, and that in turn has caused an explosion of growth on the terminal front. More than 100 terminal offer E15 today, up from five in 2017.
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EPA seeks input on E15 information collection request extension


The U.S. EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of a proposed extension of an existing information collection request (ICR) related to E15 it plans to submit to the Office of Management and Budget.
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Growth Energy urges DOT to expedite ethanol rail shipments


On March 22, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging the agency to help expedite rail delivery of biofuels amid historic flooding in the Midwest.
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