New York approves E15 sales


The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets published a notice of adoption in the New York State Register on Nov. 20 allowing the sales of E15 within the state. The move opens the fourth-largest fuel market in the U.S. to sales of E15.
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Some states looking to end prohibition of E15


California and New York, two of the largest markets in the U.S. that don't currently allow the sale of E15, are exploring options of allowing retailers to sell the fuel.
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RFA: Review of 2020 vehicle models reveals good news for E15


A new analysis of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements by the Renewable Fuels Association reveals that nearly all new 2020 automobiles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15).
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OPINION: All I want for Christmas is truth


Although misinformation pushed by oil interests claims retailers have to buy new tanks, lines, dispensers and other components if they want to sell E15, ample evidence proves that most retailers can offer E15 with little or no equipment upgrades.
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Growth Energy: E15 summer sales up 46 percent in 2019


Growth Energy announced that summer sales of E15 are up 46 percent in 2019 compared to 2018 on a per-store basis. Additionally, for the first time, this past summer saw the number of stores offering Unleaded 88 increase.
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OPINION: Pipe dope and higher ethanol blends


The compatibility of pipe dope associated with underground storage tank systems for ethanol blends above E10 has been a subject of controversy for many years and has been repeatedly misrepresented by those hoping to suppress market adoption of E15.
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Growth Energy: NASCAR continues to validate benefits of E15


At the recent Bluegreen Vacations 500, NASCAR reached a significant milestone, announcing that their drivers have surpassed 15 million miles on Sunoco Green E15, a fuel made with 15 percent American ethanol.
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OPINION: E15 marketplace update


E15 reached new hights in 2019. New York, the nation's fourth largest fuel market, issued a rule allowing E15 in November, American drivers topped 11 billion miles on E15 in October, and summer E15 sales were up 46 percent.
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EPA seeks comments on E15 information collection request


The U.S. EPA is seeking comments on a proposed extension of a recently expired information collection request regarding recordkeeping and reporting requirements associated with the agency’s waivers to allow certain vehicles to be fueled with E15.
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Report debunks claims regarding RFS impact on endangered species


Growth Energy has released a new report authored by Ramboll that demonstrates how claims on the Renewable Fuel Standard’s alleged impact on endangered species “relies on unsupported assumptions and speculation.”
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