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E15 Gasoline on Horizon

DTN -- WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Ethanol and farm groups praised an Environmental Protection Agency decision Friday to approve a higher level blend of ethanol known as E15, but the Environmental Working Group announced a campaign to discourage consumers from using it, and an Agriculture Department economist said he did not think it will win acceptance soon.
In formal terms, EPA released an evaluation of information submitted by the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy for satisfying the emissions and health effects data requirements for registration of E15, gasoline containing 15% ethanol.
"This is a remarkable achievement by America's clean, renewable fuels industry, as moving to E15 results in reduced dependence on foreign oil, jobs here in America and consumer savings at the pump," accord


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Double_Golden
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:44:58 AM

ok
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C.Carpets
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:40:47 AM

Yeah right! I'm saving so much money with E10!
"as moving to E15 results in reduced dependence on foreign oil, jobs here in America and consumer savings at the pump,"
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joel27nc
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:37:08 AM

E15 is a curse.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:34:29 AM

Will show which lobbyists have the power in this administration.
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BearGolfn
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:33:04 AM

this will only create more problems
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Joshua95337
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:31:44 AM

Ridiculous..
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:30:51 AM

Bad news!
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ruc2827
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:30:11 AM

boo
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judgemobile
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:30:10 AM

when it reaches E-100, that will be truly CORNY !!
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Vanho
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:28:49 AM

Dang it! Another step backwards! Not more corn, more domestic oil! When you gonna learn DC!
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:27:25 AM

can the ethanol...we need the corn
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:25:36 AM

I don't want more ethanol.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:25:06 AM

Ban corn ethanol!
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:24:44 AM

Eat corn don't burn it in our cars!
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:23:39 AM

This E15 will be like sticking a quart of water in your tank on every other gallon of crap...
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:23:35 AM

We would be better off burning wood and coal directly in Stanley Steamer type engines than ethanol...
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chuckwthompson
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:23:19 AM

Say NO to ethanol! It only gums up fuel lines and injectors.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:22:29 AM

Etanol did not give us saving before, so why will it save us now? A ploy to get corn to be sold st high prices in addition to fuel.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:21:32 AM

corn is for food not cars.. oN the other hand it does put money in the mechanics wallets diagnosing fuel lines
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:20:35 AM

cant see this one .
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:19:14 AM

What is the point?
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:18:41 AM

Your mechanic will be thrilled with E15 Ethanol in your fuel!! This stuff has always been nothing but crap for the combustion engine!!!

Get Ethanol OUT of our fuel!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:16:13 AM

No thanks.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:15:18 AM

E15 is even worse!
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:14:03 AM

No tellin.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:13:43 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:12:36 AM

E10 has damaged my car. E15 will just make things worse.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:12:21 AM

not very good to use it in any older gas engines,,,just another way for them to take older vehicles off the road..
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:12:10 AM

Wonder how wide spread this product will be
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:12:07 AM

without subsidies this will cost more.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:11:38 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:11:13 AM

when will this corn thing end
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:10:10 AM

Not good
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:08:58 AM

With a 1999 Chevrolet I'm sure not going to use it.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:07:10 AM

I don't like it.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:06:36 AM

No please no.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:05:00 AM

Ethanol is bad news if you like your car.

It also takes more gasoline to produce the ethanol than the amount of ethanol created.

Fantastic policy!
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:02:20 AM

This is just awful.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:00:00 AM

E85 is best.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:55:19 PM

great, gas mileage goes down and corn prices go up
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:52:45 PM

Not for me!
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:52:12 PM

It will probably happen. Not that I like it. I will go screaming and kicking!
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:48:36 PM

It will never happen.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:48:03 PM

Get rid of ethanol. Nobody wants to use it.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:47:19 PM

Some of the problems with ethanol are it cost more per gallon. It takes a lot of energy to produce and in the end ethanol provides fewer BTU than gasoline so it takes more of it to do the same work. It also has undesirable by products the EPA isn’t fond of and is corrosive in high quantities.
I almost forgot the big one. It is unaffordable without government subsidizes.

[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 2/22/2012 11:49:16 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:46:33 PM

concerns with the e15. not for me
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:46:02 PM

"confetti" nailed it. It's a Big Government idea to eventually hurt our cars.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:45:06 PM

The EPA says ethanol is so good, why do they use pure gas to give you the EPA miles per gallon for that new car.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:43:32 PM

If oil prices continue to rise people may be glad to use e-15, but that day is a bit far off.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:43:25 PM

ok
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confetti
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:42:47 PM

Ethanol means decreased fuel economy, more damage to cars, and more harm to the environment. Yet Obama's EPA is pushing it, which can only mean he's trying to buy the votes of those who benefit from this ridiculous decision.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:42:25 PM

We can only hope that E15 never gets done and all ethanol and gas blends go away as soon as possible!!
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