Source: Detroit News
quote: The question is what do you consider "pure" gasoline?I do not promote forcing E15 into production, but to complain that you must have no ethanol, then what will we use for the anti-knock additive? Are we ready to go back to low compression engines just to stop using ethanol, or if we change what is added will it be even worse for the environment?
quote: It is an "option" that will soon be forced down out throats due to the fed's forcing refiners to buy up increasing quantities of ethanol.
quote: Autos running pure gasoline get MUCH better fuel economy
quote: corn otherwise slated to go into fuel can be diverted to other uses, such as (horrors!) feeding the world.
quote: According to the US Dept of Agriculture, the market price per bushel of corn has gone from $2 in 2005/6 to about $7 today.
quote: We're not going to have every pump put out only E15; in fact
quote: Some states are also up in arms over the increased ethanol proposal. The state of Maine has pledged to ban the sale of E15 fuel within the state if at least two other New England states agree to ban the fuel as well.