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Nebraska Environmental Trust sued for awarding $1.8M blender pump grant

Nebraska Environmental Trust sued for awarding $1.8M blender pump grant

October 13, 2020 |

In Nebraska, the Omaha World Herald newspaper reports the Nebraska Environmental Trust has been sued in county court for approving a $1.8 million grant for blender pumps. The two critics to the project who brought the suit say that the required eight votes in favor by the board weren’t reached at the meetings in February […]

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RFA & others send appropriations letter for blender pump funding

RFA & others send appropriations letter for blender pump funding

March 30, 2015 |

In Washington, ethanol and agriculture industry groups came together last week to advocate for continued funding of U.S. blender pump initiatives and U.S. export promotion efforts in a letter to the House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Programs Committee on Appropriations. The letter countered a request led by Representatives Bob Goodlatte, Peter […]

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EPA approves new blender pump configuration

EPA approves new blender pump configuration

February 11, 2013 |

In Washington, EPA approved a new blender pump configuration, submitted by the Renewable Fuels Association, for general use by retail stations that wish to dispense E15 and E10 from a common hose and nozzle.

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Deadline looms for $100K Iowa blender pump grants

Deadline looms for $100K Iowa blender pump grants

May 16, 2012 |

In Iowa, retail fuel stations can apply for up to $100,000 each in grant funding from the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Board as part of the third $1 million tranche aimed at helping increase the number of blender pumps available to the public during 2012. Applications are open through May 18.

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Ethanol sales double in North Dakota; blender pumps credited

Ethanol sales double in North Dakota; blender pumps credited

March 5, 2012 |

In North Dakota, ethanol-blended fuel sales have almost doubled from last year. Data from the State Tax Department shows that the number of barrels sold has gone from 663,000 to 1.3 million in the last year. This jump correlates with a program run in North Dakota whereby retailers have been provided with a $5,000 grant […]

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South Dakota, American Coalition for Ethanol plan blender pump educational drive

South Dakota, American Coalition for Ethanol plan blender pump educational drive

January 11, 2012 |

In South Dakota, the state Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) this week is hosting meetings for petroleum retailers, to introduce the state’s new Ethanol Infrastructure Incentive Grant Program. The program was created to help station owners defray the cost of installation of ethanol blender pumps, which offer consumers a greater variety of fuel choices, […]

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South Dakota establishes blender pump fund

South Dakota establishes blender pump fund

December 22, 2011 |

In South Dakota, a state legislative panel voted 5-0 to set up a  $3.5 million fund over the next five years that will help gas station owners install blender pumps, reimbursing them $25,000 for the first pump and $10,000 for the second pump. The money for the fund will come from the state’s existing ethanol […]

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USDA funds 12 flexible fuel pump projects in 8 states

USDA funds 12 flexible fuel pump projects in 8 states

December 16, 2011 |

In Louisiana, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced loans and grants for agricultural producers and rural small businesses across the country to implement renewable energy and energy efficiency measures in their operations under REAP.   The USDA is providing $1.95 million  for 12 flexible fuel pump projects in eight states; Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North […]

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