Content about Gasoline

February 27, 2012

A new study of the impact of rising gasoline prices on consumer spending shows that gasoline prices of $4.25 per gallon could cut estimated 2012 retail sales growth from its current 5.7% pace to an anemic 2.3%. 

March 14, 2011

Gas prices rise again. As of March 11, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.54, according to AAA. 

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.