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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New RFA Brochure Outlines 2017 Flex Fuel Vehicle (FFV) Offerings

WASHINGTON — More than 21 million automobiles on U.S. roadways today are flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs), which can run on fuel blends containing up to 85 percent ethanol (E85). Is

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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 Offers Recommendations for EFF Provisions at REGS Rule Hearing

WASHINGTON — At a public hearing today in Chicago, Geoff Cooper, senior vice president at the Renewable Fuels Association, testified before the Environmental Protection Agency to provide recommendations for the

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RFA Looks to Grow Ethanol Market with Trump Administration

WASHINGTON — In response to Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen had the following statement: “The president-elect repeatedly expressed strong support for ethanol,

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Iowa Retailer Celebrating New Ethanol Blender Pumps with Promotion This Week

WASHINGTON — An Iowa retailer is holding an ethanol pump promotion on Nov. 11–12 to celebrate the opening of new blender pumps. Holstein Travel Center has installed four blender pumps

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Like Consumer Choice at the Pump? Don’t Back Blend Wall Bill

If legislation was introduced that would prevent the latest iPhone from being sold and instead require users to return to the days of big brick phones and other technology relics,

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Bureaucratic Barrier to Cleaner, Cheaper E15 Will be Lifted Thursday

WASHINGTON — Consumer choice at the pump will get a shot in the arm on Thursday as the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) arcane restriction on summertime E15 sales finally expires

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RFA Applauds Wayne Fueling Systems’ Move to E25 in Standard Dispensers

WASHINGTON — Wayne Fueling Systems, a global leader in fuel dispensing technologies for retail fuel stations, announced today that all of its North American standard retail fuel dispensers will now

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HWRT, RFA Announce First-Ever Offering of Pre-blended E15 at Wholesale Terminals

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is pleased to announce that HWRT Oil Company will become the first company in the United States to offer pre-blended E15 at the

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