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18E15 brings many questions, no consensus on widespread use

For some drivers, ethanol-blended fuels such as E15 and E85 generate the same kind of confusion as stalactites and stalagmites do for high school geography students. Now, E15, which is fuel sold with a 15 percent blend of ethanol, is creating confusion all on its own.

80EPA gives E15 go-ahead despite objections, approves production applications

As predicted and expected, the Environmental Protection Agency today approved the first applications to make E15, a blend of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol in it. This means that E15 is now a "significant step" closer to production and sale in America.

35EPA gives E15 go-ahead despite objections, approves production applications

As predicted and expected, the Environmental Protection Agency today approved the first applications to make E15, a blend of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol in it. This means that E15 is now a "significant step" closer to production and sale in America.

10Ethanol industry claims victory as McCain withdraws amendment against blender pump subsidies

The ethanol industry is claiming victory with its stoppage of John McCain's (R-AZ) amendment to an agriculture appropriations bill that would've prevented the government from subsidizing E85 blender pumps.

16John McCain gives ethanol blender pump subsidies a big 'no'

Back in April, the Obama administration announced that it will offer incentives to gasoline stations that install E85 (a fuel consisting of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline) blender pumps. This proposal, according to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, was put forth in an effort to get 10,000 additional E85 pumps installed nationwide.

AddGovernors' Biofuels Coalition wants E15 waiver decision sooner rather than later

The big news in ethanol circles is the current debate over whether or not to raise the amount of the biofuel in the national gasoline supply from a maximum of 10 percent to 15. The EPA recently decided that December 1st deadline to make a decision wasn't set in stone and so pushed a decision back to June. The Automakers Alliance said it was a good idea to allow for more testing, but the Governors' Biofuels Coalition released a statement that not only expect and want the EPA to allow the blend in

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