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2013-06-19 20:20:06

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motorcyclists and federal lawmakers spoke out about their concerns over E15 fuel in a rally at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, June 19. The riders gathered to urge their senators and representatives to call for independent testing of the E15 ethanol fuel blend in motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle engines before it is allowed for sale at retail gas stations. The riders attending the American Motorcyclist Association's "E15:...

2013-04-12 16:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in August 2012 that dismissed challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) partial approval of E15. The EPA decision at issue authorized a 50 percent increase in the amount of ethanol in gasoline for newer-model year motor vehicles, while maintaining a prohibition on the mid-level...

2013-02-28 12:23:23

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) lauds proposed legislation recently introduced by Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) that would effectively halt the sale of gasoline blends containing more than 10 percent ethanol. The bill (H.R. 875) would prohibit the sale of so called "mid-level ethanol blends" - fuels containing more than 10 percent and up to 20 percent ethanol - into the general fuel supply pending a...

2013-02-15 08:20:49

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) applauds Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and David Vitter (R-La.) for taking steps to reverse the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) illegal decision to allow E15 into the fuel supply even though this fuel damages existing vehicles. The proposed legislation, if passed by Congress, will set a cap of 10 percent ethanol (E10) that is approved for use in the nation's gasoline...

2012-11-09 20:21:40

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board has told the American Motorcyclist Association that even if it approves the sale of the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend in California, the blend wouldn't appear in the market for several years. CARB made the comment in response to a letter from AMA Vice President for Government Relations Wayne Allard, who expressed concern about potential misfueling of E15 into motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles....

2012-08-08 14:21:14

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pumps after the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced into the market, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA revealed the requirement to the AMA in a letter dated Aug. 1, responding to AMA concerns that E15 -- a gasoline formulation that contains up to 15 percent ethanol by volume --...

2012-07-12 14:20:10

TOPEKA, Kansas, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new blend of motor vehicle fuel containing 15 percent ethanol - known as E15 - now available in Kansas could damage vehicle engines, the Kansas Petroleum Council warned consumers today. "We need to press the pause button on EPA's rush to allow higher amounts of ethanol in our gasoline," said Ken Peterson, director of the Kansas Petroleum Council. "The new fuel could lead to engine damage in more than 5 million vehicles on the road...

2012-02-17 15:38:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna today issued the following response to the Environmental Protection Agency's decision paving the way for the sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol to be sold into the general marketplace: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO ) "It is unfortunate that EPA today chose to continue down the path of allowing E15 to be...

2012-02-07 12:50:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna welcomed the passage by a House Committee of legislation that would require the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a scientific and technical analysis to determine if introducing increased ethanol into the U.S. fuel supply is safe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) The bill, sponsored by...

2012-01-14 08:00:00

Champion Brands eGuard Ethanol Fuel Treatment helps fight ethanol fuel problems such as ingress of water and corrosion. (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 Champion Brands is excited to add eGuard to its growing list of excellent high performance automotive chemicals. Champion Brands eGuard Ethanol Fuel Treatment is a multi-functional gasoline additive specifically formulated for use in gasoline and ethanol blends from E-10 to E-85. This new product contains advanced corrosion protection for fuel...