Mexico’s supreme court rejects E10 policy

January 16, 2020 |

In Mexico, Reuters reports that following a three-year legal battle, the country’s supreme court has ruled against the increased blending of ethanol at 10% compared to the prior 5.8%, saying that regulators overstepped in boosting the maximum limit. The blending increase was nationwide except for the three largest cities due to concerns of increased pollution resulting from higher ethanol content. The Mexican Association for Sustainable Mobility says it is the MTBE industry that has sought to block higher ethanol blending as a competitor to its market share.

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