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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
August 8, 2013 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.
-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.
-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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Reform the Ethanol Mandate

Submitted by on August 31, 2017 – 7:04 pmNo Comment

by Wayne Allard (American Motorcyclist Association/Washington Examiner) For more than 10 years, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has been gradually changing the U.S. fuel supply, injecting more biofuels and corn ethanol into our gasoline every year. Under the policy, America’s corn ethanol industry has matured. Corn ethanol will account for 15 billion gallons of the fuel supply this year; it is the preferred octane booster in gasoline and is in high demand as an international export.

A conversation about sunsetting the policy over the next several years, or at least substantively reforming it, needs to start now, while the EPA is reviewing its proposal for the volumes of biofuels that will be mandated in next year’s fuel supply.  READ MORE

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