Content about Ethanol fuel

September 13, 2011

Nascar has often been criticized as America's anti-green pastime. But an article in Tuesday's New York Times describes the auto-racing association's efforts to embrace sustainability.

January 4, 2011

The latest suit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over it’s latest rule allowing the sale of E15 gasoline was filed by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Monday, according to the Seattle Times.

The latest suit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over its new rule allowing the sale of E15 gasoline was filed by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Monday, according to the Seattle Times.

The rule allows gas stations to begin selling the ethanol fuel blend for vehicles built since 2007. 

The group claims the agency does not have the authority under the Clean Air Act to approve a plan for some engines but not all.

December 21, 2010

According to an article in the Washington Post, there are certain drawbacks to expanding ethanol content in gasoline to produce E15.

If consumers use the increased-ethanol-content gasoline for their outdoor power equipment -- even though they are not supposed to -- it could cause damage or dangerous conditions.

December 21, 2010

A newly formed group comprised of automakers and engine manufacturers called the Engine Products group is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its rule allowing the sale of E15 fuel, according to the ArgusLeader.com.