[Source: American Lung Association] PRESS RELEASE
Five Coops Offer 'Flag Day' Discount on E85, Some Sell the American-Made Fuel for Eighty-Five Cents a Gallon
TRUMAN, Minn., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five Cenex(R) locations in Minnesota will offer special prices on E85 in celebration of Flag Day. E85 is a cleaner burning blend of up to 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline that can be used by an estimated 150,000 flex-fuel vehicles now in use in Minnesota. Flex-fuel vehicles can use either E85 or gasoline, or any combination of the two fuels. The American Lung Association of Minnesota is a strong supporter of E85, which is sold in more than 300 outlets in Minnesota, including many Cenex(R) locations.
The following Cenex(R) locations will offer special prices for E85 during the dates and times listed. Offer is valid while supplies last. Some limits on gallons purchased may apply:
Day: Location Time Offer
June 13: NuMart-Cenex 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 85¢ per gallon
2237 N. State St.
June 14: NuMart-Cenex 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 85¢ per gallon
302 N. 5th St.
June 15: NuMart-Cenex 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 85¢ per gallon
620 2nd Ave. S
Cenex Mid County 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 40¢ off per gallon
409 Paul Ave. S.
Harvest Land Coop 4 - 7 p.m. 85¢ off E85 or biodiesel
710 Front St.
"Offering E85 is good for the environment, good for our ag economy and a good strategic fit for CHS with core businesses in both grain and energy," says Chad Pistulka, product manager for Cenex Refined Fuels.
The E85 promotions are sponsored by Cenex(R) and the Minnesota E85 Team: Minnesota Corn Growers Association, General Motors Corporation, National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition, Minnesota Department of Commerce, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, US Department of Energy Clean Cities and the American Lung Association of Minnesota. For a complete listing of other stations that sell the fuel, call 800-LUNG-USA or visit http://www.cleanairchoice.org/