WASHINGTON — The law that requires a rising level of ethanol to be blended into the fuel supply won’t get repealed, but the timing could be right for it to be amended.
Boating United has received nearly 2,000 signatures on a petition in response to the record-high ethanol mandate the EPA set in November.
The State of Virginia requested an exemption from the EPA Reformulated Gasoline Program in order to sell ethanol-free gasoline.
A new Competitive Enterprise Institute report makes the case for repealing the federal biofuels mandate.
The NMMA will be part of a group discussing the impact of the ethanol increase proposed by the EPA.
Executive order directs all state agencies to buy gasoline blended with 5 percent or less ethanol when it’s comparably priced to higher blends.
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing last week on the Renewable Fuel Standard.
The NMMA’s Michael Lewan testified last week at the Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing.