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What issue has united API, biofuels groups and fuel retailers?

WASHINGTON -- In an “unprecedented” show of solidarity, eight fuel industry groups have signed a joint letter opposing a major change that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The letter sent this week to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asks...

Ethanol blend debuts in chain’s hometown

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has added E15, the 15% ethanol blend, to a site in its hometown of Altoona, Pa. This marks Sheetz’s 16th location in Pennsylvania that offers E15, according to the Altoona Mirror . The store, located at 400 E. Plank Rd., is the first gas station in Altoona to sell the...

Petroleum industry calls for RFS reform

WASHINGTON -- Refiners will need to blend in a record 19.28 billion gallons of biofuels into transportation fuels in 2017, with 15 billion gallons from “conventional” biofuels—mainly corn-based ethanol. This matches the 15-billion-gallon blending cap for conventional biofuels that Congress set 11...

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.

Grand opening of Pennsylvania site to celebrate milestone and veterans

Several chains who have installed E15 at the forecourt in the past year

Chains make moves to add alternative fuel in 2017 .

The latest supply and retail price news following the Oct. 31 pipeline shutdown

Routes to provide basis for alternative-fueling network across 35 states