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An article I read stated that demand for 100% ethanol-free gasoline doubled to 7% between 2012 & 2014. Demand for gov't supported E85, despite increasing sources, has dropped to 0.51%. – litesongE (July 22, 2015)
Correction: Demand for gov't supported E85, despite increasing sources, has dropped to 0.15%. – litesongEverett, WA (July 23, 2015)
Excuse me f I'm wrong, but isn't the ethanol mandate a matter of FEDERAL, and not state law? How can any state exempt oil refiners from federal mandates? – JosephIselin (July 24, 2015)
How can any state exempt oil refiners from federal mandates? – Joseph, Iselin (July 24, 2015)..........The EPA is in dis-array. The truth is coming out that ethanol performs only in high compression ratio(16:1) ethanol engines. Used (not burned efficiently) in low compression ratio(9:1 to 11:1) gasoline engines, just 10% ethanol blends lose 8% to 5% mpg. Also, with its poor performance in gasoline engines, ethanol DOESN'T provide the clean burning that the "ethanol in gasoline industry" & EPA said ethanol provided. Real-world emission tests run on vehicles with as much as 100,000 miles, while using the lastest well refined 100% ethanol-free gasoline(E0), show excellent emissions qualities. Yes, news about the worthlessness of ethanol, as used in gasoline engines is increasing. Mounting opposition to such worthless Federal regulations is not only at the state level, but also in the Halls of Congress. – litesongEverett, WA (July 24, 2015)
litesong didn't really answer the question about how the RFS ethanol mandate works. It's a volumetric state-by-state mandate - every state (except Alaska) must sell a certain VOLUME of ethanol per year. How that is done is up to the state. Some states have their own laws regarding sale of ethanol across the board, others enforce it at distribution, so some stations are free to buy pure gas from distributors that happen to have it. The EPA enforces the ethanol flow at the distributors, not the stations. So as long as distributors are selling the mandated volume of ethanol per state, the EPA is happy - how that ethanol shows up at stations varies. The federal exception in addition to Alaska: (1) the EPA Clean Air Act mandates STRICTLY E10 or higher in large metro areas. So, for example, you can't get E0 in Milwaukee while E0 is quite common in the rest of Wisconsin. Some states have much more stringent laws than the federal RFS mandate - particularly California, where E0 is essentially nonexistent. – SamMadison, WI (July 24, 2015)
great site, just wanted pure gas for lawn and my two bikes, both getting on in years and need to be stored for the winter months at least with ethanol free gas to protect my motors closes one is about 35 miles north and a toll , but well worth the trip thanks to Stewarts Gas for their work in this field , and the many locations just wish Dutchess would wake up to the fact that ethanol ruins carbs – tommyhopewell jct ny (July 24, 2015)
As I understand the state governments do have the ability to over ride EPA regulations on ethanol sales. However Sam is right that some metro regions are under EPA clean air restrictions. Last year for the first time in many years Atlanta fell out of the EPA clean air guidelines. This is the first Summer in a long time that Atlanta hasn't had a single "smog alert" day and we've had plenty of very hot days. The Georgia EPD does not require ethanol to be blended at all state wide. In fact the Georgia Dept. of Agriculture, which oversees fuel sales has a link to Pure-Gas.org when a constituent is looking for E0 gas.

E10 is not mandated at all. The original belief by the federal congress back in '05 was that so many vehicles would be produced using E85 that E0, E10, and E85 would be widely sold side by side. There was no provision in the RFS law to accommodate for ever increasing fuel economy, a great recession causing people to stop driving, and the non-existent sales of "flex fuel" vehicles. Even those folks who bought "flex fuel" vehicles wont run E85 because of the increased demand on vehicle maintenance and the greatly reduced fuel economy of E85 to E10 let alone E0.

The refiners were stuck with a bum law that the EPA is hard pressed to enforce. They had no choice but to ply ethanol into E10 gas whenever and where ever they could. Dean Billings has written about the "blend wall" extensively and Sam has provided links. Finally as litesong has said there is a move afoot in congress to scrap the RFS completely and there is at least one presidential candidate who wants the RFS fully repealed. The RFS is a law that has failed miserably and cost the American public billions upon billions of dollars needlessly. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Geogia (July 25, 2015)
Once again I am on an extended trip from Ga to Pa via WV. In my travels I have been placing the Pure-Gas station stickers on pumps or windows of stations selling E0 gas. I am on my second large batch of stickers and running out fast. Just curious, has any body seen any Pure-Gas.org station stickers in their travels? I think Sam is doing the same thing in his travels. I some of you folks are also doing the same thing. How about letting us know of your success in placing the station stickers around. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Geogia (July 25, 2015)
Had an older Subaru and the manual said NO ethanol. That is what probably killed it. Mechanic said the converter was clogged.

Anyway, that is old news, but what I was wondering is why there is four places in Antarctica? I just don't feel like driving there. LOL – Dennis CarrCarpentersville IL (July 26, 2015)
Probably reversed long and lat. All from same poster. Same thing on one in Greenland. – dukestermemphis (July 28, 2015)
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