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1 posted on 06/08/2013 11:03:53 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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From article:

Without marketing more of a higher blend of ethanol, refineries could be left blending ethanol into gasoline that is not used, just to meet EPA requirements, Hill said.

An alternative could be for refiners to start making more E85, which is a blend of gasoline with 85 percent ethanol, Hill said.

But most gasoline stations do not sell E85 and the majority of fuel makers have no way of changing retail stations to sell more of that fuel.


2 posted on 06/08/2013 11:05:42 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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An excess of ethanol...the thought boggles the mind.

It can be used as moonshine or converted to vinegar. It can serve as a feedstock for many chemical processes or directly as a solvent.

Waste ethanol is an oxymoron.

3 posted on 06/08/2013 11:15:56 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (We say "low-information" but we mean "low-intelligence")
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Fuel ethanol production is a actually down quite a bit from a few years ago.


6 posted on 06/08/2013 11:46:06 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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E10 is a waste of corn for food production, is inefficient to produce, and does not increase mileage.

E15 already is, and will cause untold damage to pre-2012 model engines and fuel systems.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/30/aaa-e15-gas-harm-cars/1735793/

The EPA scam continues.


7 posted on 06/08/2013 11:47:37 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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Ethanol plants here in Indiana are closing up like old K-Marts. I doubt there will be an oversupply.


9 posted on 06/08/2013 11:48:23 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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I know an old time farmer in Albion NY. He bought 100's of additional acres to raise corn for the, not so far away, ethanol plant and it's making him wealthy.

In the meantime, he no longer raises other vegees.

Maybe someone should tell Michelle that kids can't eat/drink ethanol in school.

12 posted on 06/08/2013 12:37:46 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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Another government mandated boondoggle distorting the marketplace.

Watch for lobbying now to increase the blend past E15.


13 posted on 06/08/2013 12:55:58 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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"... the EPA and U.S. Department of Energy have insisted that gasoline blends including as much as 15 percent ethanol is safe for most vehicles..."

BS..read your owners manual... unless you have "flex-fuel" vehicle, using any ethanol blend higher than 10% invalidates the warranty and can cause serious damage to your engine and fuel system. Small engines like in lawn mowers and especially boat motors can be totally wrecked by using a single tank full of ethanol blended gasoline. Corn ethanol is a boondoggle that enriches corn farmers and ethanol producers and does not reduce the consumption of oil. It would be cheaper to just write corn farmers a government check for producing corn than to support this bio-fuel boondoggle.

15 posted on 06/08/2013 1:48:19 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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-——a large oversupply of high-priced ethanol that has nowhere to go.——

How about drinking it?


30 posted on 06/08/2013 3:19:55 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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ethanol

100% not from the Taliban


32 posted on 06/08/2013 3:38:00 PM PDT by RockyTx
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DAMN the EPA to oblivion...their time passed before they were created. Castrate this deranged, power-grubbing, un-Constitutional agency.


35 posted on 06/08/2013 6:14:36 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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