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Fri Jun 7, 2013 01:41 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- A lack of fueling stations across the United States limits consumption of E85, the 85% ethanol biofuel blended with 15% gasoline, according to a study issued June 5 by the University of Illinois.

Of the 160,000 gas stations in the U.S., just 2,544 can dispense E85 fuel, according to the Energy Information Administration. EIA estimates there are 11 million vehicles of the total 223 million light duty vehicles in 2012 that can use E85, known as flex-fuel vehicles.

"This represents a potentially large base of E85 usage," said Scott Irwin and Darrel Good of the Department ...

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