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Blogging For Biofuels

E20 For The EU?

  • Thursday, 07 September 2017 14:45

A recent study by the European Commission Directorate-General for Climate Action identifies E20 as the optimal ethanol blend for the EU.

The EPA has lifted the summertime RVP ban on E15 sales for Minnesota as well as 37 other states and Washington D.C. due to fuel supply disruptions from the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

E15 Sales Plummet. Thanks, RVP.

  • Monday, 07 August 2017 14:50

The growing momentum in E15 sales in Minnesota came to a screeching halt in June as the EPA’s long-outdated RVP (Reid Vapor Pressure) rule took effect.

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MBA) joined many other members of the ethanol industry in Washington D.C. today to testify at the EPA's public hearing over its proposed RVOs for 2018. Below is MBA executive director, Tim Rudnicki's, full testimony.

Record E15 Sales In May

  • Monday, 17 July 2017 13:56

The monthly E15 volume in Minnesota reached a new record in May with 1.19 million gallons sold.

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MBA) released its 2017 Half Year report to its producer and vendor members at a networking event in Eden Prairie yesterday.

Franson Wants RVP Ban On E15 Lifted

  • Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:47

Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson (District 08B) today voiced her support for the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act which would lift the RVP ban on E15 in summer.

E15 sales in Minnesota in April totaled 1.01 million gallons, the second consecutive month E15 sales breached a million gallons.