EPA OKs Ethanol Fuel For Older Vehicles

Law360, New York (January 21, 2011, 3:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday waived a limitation on selling gasoline that contains corn-based ethanol, ruling that a fuel called E15 is safe for cars and light trucks manufactured between 2001 and 2006.

The agency's decision comes after the EPA reviewed the U.S. Department of Energy’s testing and other available data on the effect of E15 — a gasoline blend with 15 percent ethanol —on emissions for that time period.

The EPA had previously signed off on a waiver allowing the use of E15...
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