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2011-01-22 07:05:00

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that it has approved higher levels of corn-based ethanol in gasoline for cars and light-duty trucks manufactured over the past ten years. The agency, after careful review, decided that 15 percent ethanol in gasoline -- known as E15 -- is safe for vehicles made between 2001 and 2006. In October, it had approved the higher blend for cars and light-duty trucks manufactured since 2007, but had postponed its use in older cars pending...

2010-11-16 11:35:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gregory M. Scott, executive vice president and general counsel of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, testified at an Environmental Protection Agency public hearing today that proposed EPA regulations designed to prevent misfueling with gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) will fail to protect consumers. "E15 will find its way into older vehicles, small engines, and boats with dire consequences for personal...

2010-09-15 12:00:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While significant research efforts have been made to date in studies sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and other government and industry bodies evaluating the potential impact of E15 on 2001 model year and newer vehicles, minimal engineering analysis has previously been focused on earlier model year vehicles. The proportion of vehicles manufactured in this era but still in use today is however significant; the model years 1994 to...

2010-08-25 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-nine environmental, food, motor vehicle, energy, power equipment and recreational industry groups today requested House and Senate hearings on a pending Environmental Protection Agency action that could sharply increase the amount of ethanol permitted in gasoline. In letters to the chairmen and ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, the groups request the...

2010-05-05 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Auto Alliance, the American Petroleum Institute and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute urged EPA to delay action on the agency's proposal to allow higher levels of ethanol in gasoline. Higher levels of ethanol have not been proven safe or effective according to industry projections based on preliminary results of testing introduced today at a meeting of the Mid-Level Ethanol Blends Research Coordination Group. Dave McCurdy, president and...

2010-03-29 09:31:12

New study indicates ethanol-gasoline blend also has no measurable impact on drivability A new study by the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology indicates that the use of E20 fuel, which blends 20 percent ethanol with gasoline, reduces the tail pipe emissions of hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide, compared with traditional gasoline or E10 blends. In addition, the research team found no measurable impact to vehicle drivability or maintenance in...

2010-03-01 08:15:00

DALLAS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Fuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVFN) (the "Company") today announced the execution of a lease agreement for the Company's first fuel station located in Dallas, Texas under the brand, "Evolution Fuels". The lease agreement is pursuant to a letter of intent to enter into the lease previously announced by the Company in September 2009. The station will be located in the heart of the Dallas metropolis, immediately adjacent to the upscale Park...

2010-02-08 08:30:00

DALLAS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Fuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVFN) (the "Company") today announced that it has executed a third lease agreement with J&J Developments, Inc. ("J&J") for a fuel station located in Topeka, KS. Last week the Company announced an overall strategic alliance with J&J; today's announcement represents the third station of what the Company anticipates will be a series of locations leased from J&J. As in the two previously announced...

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2009-12-14 11:05:46

Ethanol, often promoted as a clean-burning, renewable fuel that could help wean the nation from oil, would likely worsen health problems caused by ozone, compared with gasoline, especially in winter, according to a new study led by Stanford researchers. Ozone production from both gasoline and E85, a blend of gasoline and ethanol that is 85 percent ethanol, is greater in warm sunny weather than during the cold weather and short days of winter, because heat and sunlight contribute to ozone...

2009-12-09 15:55:00

WARROAD, Minn., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new "blender pump" at the Farmers Union Oil station at 418 State Avenue SW in Warroad has brought more than cleaner-burning fuel to the Minnesota town of 1,772 residents. It also brings a new claim to fame: the station is thought to be the northernmost of the more than 2,000 E85 retailers in the United States (the southernmost is in Miami). Blender pumps can offer gasoline blended with varying amounts of cleaner-burning ethanol from...


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