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DoctorV

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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 9:51:27 AM

The expanded use of ethanol as a blendstock in gasoline faces "some major demand and distribution system challenges that make it difficult to increase its use in motor fuel," according to testimony before a House Committee Wednesday by a representative from the Energy Information Administration.

First introduced in 2005 and amended in 2007, the RFS, which is part of the Clean Air Act administered by the Environmental Protection Agency, requires higher levels of renewables be blended into petroleum-based fuels each year through 2022 when it reaches 36 billion gallons. Corn-based ethanol was viewed as a stepping stone to more advanced renewables when the mandate was created. The RFS caps renewable fuel satisfied with corn-based ethanol in 2015 at 15 billion gallons as a result. This year th
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 4:29:21 PM

We not using enough, They want to force on us.
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jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 4:02:54 PM

Won't stop it.
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IronMyShirt
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 2:20:01 PM

Ethanol expansion? If they really had everyone's best interests in mind, it would be ethanol contraction.
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SycamoreISU
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 2:02:04 PM

"Major demand challenges" means no one wants it.
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dr047
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:42:28 PM


Quit talking about it and get rid of that Crap!
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07skydriver
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:41:00 PM

Let consumers decide.
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Jeff4U
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:29:16 PM

Ethanol sucks and they all know it.
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JagXKR
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:10:40 PM

Ethanol is evil.
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doggod
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:52:54 PM

Ethanol at any percentage faces a major demand challenge when it comes to me.

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wrunner
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:36:39 PM

Corn for food.

Corn for food by humans and animals.

Corn for food by humans and animals might not be enough in the near future.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:00:54 PM

E-15 and the e p a both suck
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:50:25 AM

Perhaps you should read your owners manual discovery. A 2012 non-flex Ford vehicle would have said 10% maximum ethanol for example. Or perhaps you enjoy taking chances on voiding warranties?
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Discovery02
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:18:56 AM

And the damage to my engine in the process is what exactly??
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mitt4prez
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:09:49 AM

Down with ethanol!
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MustangRacing
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 10:37:57 AM

Get rid of Ethanol in our fuel.
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russiam
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 10:13:26 AM

End ethanol subsidies
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BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 10:12:40 AM

They should be talking about phasing out this crap instead of increasing it.
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evowner
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 10:04:42 AM

We suffer because of the oil corporations poor planning or management. They knew years ago of these changes. The only surprise was who was elected President.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 9:52:07 AM

A lot of corn
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