EPA's E15 Gas Blend Will Hurt Carmakers, DC Circ. Told

Law360, Washington (April 17, 2012, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A coalition of trade groups told the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's approval of a 15 percent ethanol gasoline blend for certain cars would cause higher car emissions and would harm automobile makers.

Food, farm, automobile and engine manufacturing groups are fighting the EPA's waiver of a ban on 15 percent ethanol fuel — known as E15 — for cars and light-duty trucks made in 2001 or later. According to the groups, the waiver would place a burden on automobile and...
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