RFA: Full Potential of Fuel Regulations Waiver Should Include Relaxing Additional Restrictions on Sale of E15

WASHINGTON -In a letter today to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Renewable Fuels Association thanked the agency for its Aug. 30 waiver in 12 states and the District of Columbia

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Celebrating Five Years of E15 in the Marketplace

WASHINGTON – Five years ago this week, 15% ethanol (E15) blends debuted in the marketplace, offering consumers a new lower-cost, higher-octane fuel option at the pump. On July 10, 2012, Kansas

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RFA Urges Senate Committee to ‘Expeditiously’ Pass E15 RVP Waiver

WASHINGTON- In a letter to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-Del.) today, the Renewable Fuels Association urged the committee to “expeditiously” pass legislation

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‘Nonsensical’ Barrier Limiting Consumer Access to E15 Begins Today

WASHINGTON- Today marks the official beginning of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “summer ozone control season,” which essentially prohibits  retail gas stations from selling E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol) in more

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EPA’s E15 Volatility Restriction Among Regulations Requiring Reform, RFA Tells Agency

WASHINGTON-  Eliminating the unnecessary regulatory barrier to year-round sales of E15 is among a dozen recommended reforms the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should immediately undertake to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens

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RFA Applauds Legislation to Provide Year-Round Consumer Access to Higher Ethanol Blends

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, two bills were introduced in Congress that would extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to ethanol blends above 10 percent. Renewable Fuels Association President and

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Putting the Ethanol into EMV

This article originally appeared in SIGMA’s January/February 2017 Independent Gasoline Marketing Magazine. EMV, which stands for Europay, Mastercard and Visa, is the global standard for credit cards equipped with computer

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DOE Data: Half of United States Broke Through So-Called “Blend Wall” in 2015

WASHINGTON — Recent data from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that gasoline consumed in 25 states and the District of Columbia contained more than 10.0 percent ethanol on

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RFA Analysis: Automakers Approve E15 in More than 80% of New 2017 Vehicles

WASHINGTON — More than 80 percent of new 2017 model year (MY) vehicles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use 15 percent ethanol blends (E15), according to an analysis

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