Growth Energy Responds to E15 Lawsuit

Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis released the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed by engine manufacturers against the EPA’s partial approval of Growth Energy’s Green Jobs Waiver.

“The scientific evidence demonstrates clearly that E15 is safe not only for newer vehicles – the 2007 and newer approved already by EPA this year – but also for all passenger cars and trucks on the road today. We support the EPA decision to grant the waiver for 2007 and newer vehicles, and we look forward to EPA’s action on 2001 to 2006 model year vehicles. Concerns about misfueling are premature, as EPA is drafting a robust labeling rule and will conduct a vigorous public education campaign, and we are confident that the process will be successful.”