27 Mar '17, 12pm

E15 gasoline faces stronger headwinds as more states move to ban it…

Stephen Edelstein Mar 27, 2017 Big square baler harvesting wheat straw for production of cellulosic ethanol Enlarge Photo While political control in Washington has changed, the debate over a mandate to blend specific volumes of ethanol into the U.S. fuel supply has not. Since its passage in 2007 as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act, the ethanol-mandating Renewable Fuel Standard has attracted controversy. Its requirement of specific volumes of ethanol rather than percentages has proven unrealistic, and supporters of the oil industry have tried to do away with the mandate altogether. DON'T MISS: Sierra Club to sue EPA over failure to report on ethanol An important component of meeting the mandate is introducing fuel blends with larger amounts of ethanol for public consumption. Most gas stations sell E10—a blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline—as ...

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