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E15 Ethanol Blend to Become Common at the Pump

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected, on June 24, 2013, petitions to reconsider the federal appeals court for the District of Columbia ruling that allows the sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol (E15).

Obama Administration Publishes Proposed Fuel Economy Standards

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) on Nov. 16 formally unveiled their joint proposal to set stronger fuel economy and greenhouse gas pollution standards for model-year 2017-2025 passenger cars and light trucks.

EPA Grants E15 Waiver for MY 2001-2006 Cars, Light Trucks

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Jan. 21 waived a limitation on selling gasoline that contains more than 10 percent ethanol for model year (MY) 2001 through 2006 passenger vehicles, including cars, SUVs and light pickup trucks. The waiver applies to fuel that contains up to 15-percent ethanol, known as E15.

EPA Grants E15 Waiver for Newer Vehicles

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has waived a limitation on selling fuel that is more than 10 percent ethanol for model year 2007 and newer cars and light trucks.

Government Takes Steps to Advance Fuel Economy Goals

WASHINGTON - In a preliminary technical analysis unveiled Friday, Oct. 1, the U.S. EPA and Department of Transportation described scenarios in which cars would be required to get 47 to 62 miles per gallon by the year 2025, the Los Angeles Times reported.

E15 Issue Continues to Divide Auto & Ethanol Industries

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency's impending decision this summer on whether to grant an E15 waiver request -- a move that would increase the amount of ethanol that could be blended in gasoline from 10 to 15 percent -- continues to stir plenty of debate. The issue essentially pits the ethanol industry against the auto and oil industries.

Automakers Urge Caution in E15 Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- A group comprising 13 vehicle, fuel and engine-related associations has urged government leaders to use extra caution in the upcoming decision on whether to permit the use of the E15 ethanol blend.