Tag: E15

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers may sue Trump Administration of E15

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers may sue Trump Administration of E15

October 10, 2018 |

In Washington, the Washington Examiner reports that a source close to the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers said the organization was likely to sue the Trump Administration for approving year-round E15 sales. In a statement following the report that Trump had told Senators he was going ahead with policy shift, the AFPM’s CEO said in […]

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Renewable fuels industry (mostly) applauds Trump move on year-round E15

Renewable fuels industry (mostly) applauds Trump move on year-round E15

October 9, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that President Trump announced plans to move ahead with year-round E15 sales during a closed door meeting with Senators ahead of his trip to Iowa later in the day. Currently, retailers throughout most of the country are prohibited from offering E15 to drivers during the summer months, costing consumers an opportunity […]

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President Trump could announce year-round E15 on Tuesday

President Trump could announce year-round E15 on Tuesday

October 8, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that President Trump plans to announce year-round E15 in Washington Tuesday around 3pm before heading on his trip to Iowa. Even a day before the announcement, it was still unclear if the White House would set out the policy for lifting restrictions on summer time E15 sales or if it would […]

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Trump could make E15 announcement at Tuesday Iowa campaign event

Trump could make E15 announcement at Tuesday Iowa campaign event

October 6, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., Bloomberg sources say that President Trump may make Iowa voters very happy on Tuesday with the possible announcement at a campaign event near Council Bluffs, Iowa, of year-round sales of E15. The discussions come amid two sides pulling at the Trump administration – biofuel producers, farmers and Midwest politicians who are pushing […]

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Iowa retailers team up to promote Pink at the Pump® campaign with E15

Iowa retailers team up to promote Pink at the Pump® campaign with E15

October 3, 2018 |

In Iowa, more than 50 E15 retailers across the state have teamed with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and The Hormel Institute for October’s Pink at the Pump® campaign to fight breast cancer with cleaner-burning E15. Participating Iowa E15 retailers will donate 3-cents of every gallon of E15 sold during the entire month of October to NBCF […]

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Growth Energy launches website to promote Unleaded 88 for E15 awareness

Growth Energy launches website to promote Unleaded 88 for E15 awareness

October 3, 2018 |

In Washington, Growth Energy announced the launch of a new consumer-facing website for Unleaded 88 fuel: Unl88.com. Unleaded 88 is the unified brand identify for E15 – a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol – and is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for cars model year 2001 and newer – about 9 out of […]

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Trump to visit Iowa next week to announce year-round E15

Trump to visit Iowa next week to announce year-round E15

October 2, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that President Trump is set to visit Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Oct. 9 where after months of promising to implement year-round  E15 he is expected to announce the policy will finally go through. The expectation is that approving the policy now will help Midwestern senators in tight races keep their seats […]

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E15 could go year-round but will be paid with restrictions on RIN trade

E15 could go year-round but will be paid with restrictions on RIN trade

October 1, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that as the Trump Administration looks to approve year-round E15 sales it is also likely to restrict RIN trade in an effort to reduce costs for oil companies by reducing speculation. Restrictions include a 120% cap of RINs vs. compliance obligation to keep companies from speculating while some parties could be […]

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House Biofuels Caucus members send letter to EPA urging year-round E15

House Biofuels Caucus members send letter to EPA urging year-round E15

September 20, 2018 |

In Washington, 24 members of the House Biofuels Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Kristi Noem (R-SD) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter last week to Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging the administration to lift summertime regulations on E15 and uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). President Trump has repeatedly indicated that the […]

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E15 summertime restriction ends

E15 summertime restriction ends

September 15, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association celebrated the end of the government’s restriction on selling E15 in much of the country during the summer. The restriction was lifted yesterday, September 16 and “will once again allow consumers across the nation to have access to a fuel that is cheaper, cleaner and offers higher octane […]

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