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Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Tue Mar 4, 2014 05:15 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency switched its test fuel from the proposed E15, gasoline blended with 15% ethanol, to E10 as the certification fuel for new emissions standards to be in force by 2017.

The new Tier 3 standard announced Monday reduces sulfur content in gasoline by more than 60%, from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm.

EPA said it originally considered using E15 as the test fuel for the new standard, but said E10 is the widely used fuel across the country, not E15.

"EPA proposed that the specified gasoline for emissions testing be changed ...

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