Growth Energy Slams E15 Ban Bill
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Thu Feb 21, 2013 02:20 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- A U.S. Senate bill to ban blends higher than 10% ethanol in gasoline has not yet reached committee but is already drawing fire from pro-ethanol groups.

The bill, introduced on Feb. 14, would overturn Environmental Protection Agency waivers that allowed gasoline containing 15% ethanol, or E15, to be used for many passenger cars and light trucks, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., co-sponsor of the bill, stated in a news release last week when the bill was introduced.

Meantime, the bill was sharply criticized Thursday by Tom Buis, CEO of ethanol advocacy group Growth Energy, who sent a ...

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