Senators introduce bill to eliminate corn ethanol mandate

December 12, 2013

In a clear victory for the marine industry — and many others impacted by the existing federal corn ethanol mandate — a group of 10 U.S. Senators introduced a bipartisan bill that would eliminate the federal government’s rule that requires the corn-based fuel be included in the country’s... Read more »

EPA Proposes 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards

November 15, 2013

In what will be viewed as a significant yet temporary victory for the agricultural, petroleum, marine and powersports industries, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would cut the amount of ethanol that is federally required to be blended in American gasoline and diesel as... Read more »

No confusion in industry’s response to E15 ruling

October 14, 2010

The National Marine Manufacturers Association distributed a release yesterday in response to a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to grant limited approval for the sale of gasoline containing up to 15 percent ethanol for model year 2007 and newer motor vehicles.  NMMA said the decision... Read more »

E12: Ethanol’s back-up plan

August 6, 2010

With the Environmental Protection Agency soon to decide whether to grant a waiver that would allow fuel containing ethanol blends of up to 15 percent to be used in newer road vehicles, at least one company with a strong interest in the decision has a back-up plan in case the ruling doesn’t go its way. In... Read more »