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As more chains introduce ethanol blend, usage figures grow

WASHINGTON -- E15 has reached a big usage milestone: American consumers have driven more than 500 million miles on the 15% ethanol blend with gasoline. That estimate from Growth Energy , an ethanol industry trade group, is based on sales and consumption data reported by major fuel retailers and...

City becomes first to bar new storage facilities, prioritizes EVs

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The city of Portland, Ore., has passed what is reportedly the first ban on new bulk fossil-fuel terminals in the United States. On Dec. 14, 2016, the Portland City Council voted unanimously for a zoning ordinance that prohibits new fossil-fuel storage facilities above 2 million...

Midwest leads on weekly and monthly increases

HEATHROW, Fla., and BOSTON -- Gasoline prices are on the rise thanks to a big deal to tighten supply. Just a couple weeks after members and key nonmembers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut their cumulative production by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd)...

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Latest earnings call provides direction on RINs, alternative fuels and more


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Ethanol blend debuts in chain’s hometown
Petroleum industry calls for RFS reform
AAA projects 43.5 million travelers on road this holiday .

While many agree that the RIN system and the RFS could work more efficiently, they disagree on the best approach. Here are three proposed fixes.