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EPA attempts to find middle ground between biofuels growth and blend-wall concerns

WASHINGTON -- With its newly proposed renewable fuel volumes for 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to find a middle ground between meeting the goals of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and recognizing concerns about the blend wall. Based on the initial reaction from oil,...

Legislation aims to limit volume to 9.7% of projected demand

WASHINGTON -- Proposed legislation in the House would keep the ethanol content in the nation’s gasoline supply below 10%, thwarting attempts to grow the market for higher ethanol blends. The Food and Fuel Consumer Protection Act (HR 5180), introduced by U.S. Reps. Bill Flores (R-Texas), Peter Welch...

Latest proposals in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Missouri to raise infrastructure funds

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Many states short on funds for roads because of declining tax revenues are examining their fuel taxes to make up the difference. The following are some of the latest efforts. Arkansas. A group of Republican senators are proposing a motor-fuel tax increase to raise up to $...

Strong sales expected as retailer ramps up its ethanol push with expanded growth through the end of 2016
Judge rejects four fuel distributors’ motion to dismiss lawsuit
Annual survey ranks top fueling choices among c-stores, big boxes
Indiana chain adding 45 new pumps for ethanol blend
Ricker’s Replenish program with GreenPrint tackles fuel carbon emissions with trees, clean energy
Local fire departments warn that services are not up to code
Largest retail-ready network opens in California with more to come