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USDA Awards $100 M for E-15 Pumps

September 11, 2015

USDA Awards $100 M for E-15 Pumps

Twenty-one states will receive grants through the $100 million Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) to help fund E-15 infrastructure for 5,000 pumps at 1,400 gasoline retail stations.

EPA Opens Public Comment Period on E-15 Collection Request

April 3, 2015

EPA Opens Public Comment Period on E-15 Collection Request

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on a proposed information collection request regarding several recordkeeping and reporting items associated with the agency’s rule that allows the sale of gasoline blends containing 15 percent ethanol or E-15.

 U.S. Appeals Court Dismisses E-15 Lawsuit

October 31, 2014

U.S. Appeals Court Dismisses E-15 Lawsuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dismissed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s dispenser label requirement for E-15 gasoline blends, ruling that the plaintiffs lacked legal standing to sue.

Supreme Court Rejects E-15 Challenge

June 24, 2013

Supreme Court Rejects E-15 Challenge

The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge by the American Petroleum Institute (API) to block sales of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E-15).

EPA Launches Online Resource To Identify E-15 Compatible USTs

April 29, 2013

EPA Launches Online Resource To Identify E-15 Compatible USTs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week launched a new online resource where it will house information for tank owners regarding the compatibility of underground storage tank system components with E-15.

Legislation Seeks to Protect Retailers from E-15 Misfueling Liability

March 25, 2013

Legislation Seeks to Protect Retailers from E-15 Misfueling Liability

Fuel retailers who abide by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) E-15 labeling rules would be protected from liability claims by consumers who misfuel their vehicles under a new bill introduced last week by Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.)

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Block Ethanol Increases

February 25, 2013

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Block Ethanol Increases

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-M.S.) and David Vitter (R-La.) have introduced legislation to block an increase in the amount of ethanol that can be blended with gasoline. The bill would overturn Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waivers that allowed gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) to be used for many passenger cars and light trucks, and would prohibit the agency from granting future waivers for any blends above 10 percent ethanol.

Ford and GM Approve E-15 Use in Later Model Cars and Trucks

October 8, 2012

Ford and GM Approve E-15 Use in Later Model Cars and Trucks

Ford Motor Co. and General Motors last week announced that they have approved E-15 for use in 2013 model cars and light trucks.

Court Dismisses E-15 Legal Challenge; EPA Issues New Rules for Pumps Dispensing E-10 and E-15

August 20, 2012

Court Dismisses E-15 Legal Challenge; EPA Issues New Rules for Pumps Dispensing E-10 and E-15

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit last week dismissed the legal challenge to the EPA's decision to allow the use of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol.