NEWS
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 ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
EPA Cuts '13 Cellulosic Biofuel Mandate
Ethanol Campaign Ramps Up
Cellulosic Advantage Disputed
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog