Change to Gas Pump Labels Coming in June
(Richmond County Daily Journal) Starting June 1, consumers will notice changes to the way ethanol-blended gasoline is labeled at their local gas station.
The N.C. Rules Review Commission this week approved changes adopted by the Gasoline and Oil Inspection Board that regulate the way ethanol and other oxygenated gasoline blends can be labeled.
…Under the changes, gasoline containing 10 percent or less by volume of ethanol will be required to include a label that states “may contain up to 10 percent ethanol” or similar wording. For blends containing between 10 and 15 percent ethanol, the label will state “contains up to 15 percent ethanol” or similar wording. Any blend containing between 15 and 85 percent ethanol will be required to include a label stating the exact volume percentage of ethanol. E85 blends are not affected by the changes. READ MORE