Tag: e30

Nebraska to conduct E30 pilot program in state vehicles

Nebraska to conduct E30 pilot program in state vehicles

September 26, 2018 |

In Nebraska, Governor Pete Ricketts and state agencies will start a new pilot program in the coming weeks now that the Environmental Protection Agency approved the project requested by the State of Nebraska to study the use of higher ethanol blends. In the pilot program, the state will study the use of E-30 in state-owned […]

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South Dakota county going E30 to support local ethanol industry

South Dakota county going E30 to support local ethanol industry

October 18, 2017 |

In South Dakota, Brown County is taking up Glacial Lakes Energy’s E30 Challenge and will develop a plan to run the county’s fleet on E30. The company has been running vehicles tests for the past two years on E30 that show fuel economy is the same or better than with E0 but is $3 to […]

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$45B annual windfall for US consumers with a gasoline-engine overhaul? EPA is getting a patent worth knowing about

$45B annual windfall for US consumers with a gasoline-engine overhaul? EPA is getting a patent worth knowing about

June 8, 2017 |

In Washington, the US Patent & Trademark Office has just issued a “notice of allowance” for a patent by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency for a high efficiency, high compression engine that would reduce the cost per mile for the American driver by 26.2 percent, compared to using straight gasoline and a conventional engine. […]

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Hi Octane Fans and Ethanol Haters

Hi Octane Fans and Ethanol Haters

May 4, 2017 |

Now it is springtime and the water is high on the Crooked River in north central Oregon, but you’ll find the anglers there all the same. If they are not casting today  on the most beautiful stretch of rainbow trout-heavy river in America, you can find them unlocking the secrets caches of the caddisfly, and […]

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National Farmers Union calls for higher blends through E30

National Farmers Union calls for higher blends through E30

March 14, 2017 |

In California, National Farmers Union called for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to open the market to higher blends of ethanol in a landmark resolution passed during the National Farmers Union annual meeting held in San Diego last week. The resolution brought forward by the South Dakota Farmers Union delegation to the convention promotes the […]

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More than 100 fuel retailers affected by MMP’s E30 mixup

More than 100 fuel retailers affected by MMP’s E30 mixup

September 1, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, more than 100 fuel retailers mistakenly received gasoline containing up to 30% ethanol from Magellan Midstream Partners instead of E10, creating chaos throughout the state but especially in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas with 7-11 stations the hardest hit. Deliveries of the fuel go as far back as August 23 through […]

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Magellan Midstream Partners accidentally distributes 450,000 gallons of E30

Magellan Midstream Partners accidentally distributes 450,000 gallons of E30

August 31, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, Magellan Midstream Partners on Tuesday notified the state’s corporation commission that regulates fuel, gas and oil among other industries that it had distributed 450,000 gallons of E30 instead of E10 to retailers in Tulsa and around the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Equipment failure at the Oklahoma City fuel distribution terminal was at fault […]

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South Dakota promoting E30 with new 30 cent per gallon rebate scheme

South Dakota promoting E30 with new 30 cent per gallon rebate scheme

July 7, 2016 |

In South Dakota, the farmers union is taking an innovative approach to get drivers to fill up with E30 by offering a 30-cent per gallon rebate on E30 purchased through its 30-For-30 campaign. A 30-For-30 event will take place on July 14 in the town of Mitchell. The farmers union wants to encourage people to […]

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Glacial Lakes Energy promotes E30 challenges

Glacial Lakes Energy promotes E30 challenges

March 9, 2016 |

In South Dakota, Glacial Lakes Energy is trying to launch a revolution by launching the E30 Challenge that encourages drivers to fill up on E30 no matter what their warranty says to demonstrate that higher blends are just fine for non-flexfuel vehicles. The company is undertaking its own research running E30 on 50 different makes […]

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Ben Carson turns his back on subsidies for E30 pumps and throws baby out with the bath water

Ben Carson turns his back on subsidies for E30 pumps and throws baby out with the bath water

October 29, 2015 |

In Iowa, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson has reversed his earlier support for redirecting petroleum subsidies towards higher ethanol blends of 30%, now saying he would want to see all government subsidies of all types eliminated, including agricultural subsidies. He says he is against major bailouts and the government picking winners and losers. America’s Renewable […]

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