[Source: National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition]
First E85 Station in MA to Hold Grand Opening
Jefferson City, MO - E85 will sell for 85 cents per gallon for 85 minutes celebrating the opening of the first publicly accessed E85 fueling location in the state of Massachusetts. Dennis K. Burke, Inc. plans to hold a grand opening celebration on Thursday, June 26 at their new biofuels center at 410 Beacham St. in Chelsea.
"We're very excited about the grand opening on Thursday. We are currently competively pricing the product at $2.85 per gallon," said Dennis K. Burke, Inc.'s Chairman of the Board, Ed Burke. "Thanks to Irving Oil, Chelsea Fire, State Fire Marshal and Gov. Patrick's administration, E85 is now available in Massachusetts."
Thursday's ribbon cutting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be hosted by Ed Burke and the company President, Ted Burke. Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash will emcee the event. Several state and local officials, as well as "green" industry friends are expected to attend. The E85 promotion, sponsored by General Motors, will begin following the ribbon cutting.
"We are excited about the introduction of this environmentally friendly fuel to Massachusetts, and are extremely proud of our role at Dennis K. Burke, Inc. in making this fuel available," said Ted Burke.
Burke is one of New England's largest suppliers of diesel fuel, gasoline and motor oil products. The family-owned business has over 45 years of reliable service. They will also offer biodiesel at the Chelsea fueling facility, the first in the state.
For a complete listing of E85 stations, visit www.E85Refueling.com.
Burke Oil is a member of the NEVC.