WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the weekend, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed AB 411 into law, legislation that would require the Nevada Board of Agriculture to approve a fifteen percent ethanol blended fuel (E15) as part of any fuel regulation adopted by July 1, 2022. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor released the following statement applauding Nevada for moving to approve E15 as part of its state fuel regulations:
“By signing AB411 into law, Governor Sisolak is providing Nevadans with the opportunity save money at the pump and fill up with the plant-based biofuels like E15, a fuel blended with fifteen percent renewable ethanol,” said Skor. “Nevadans will soon have the choice to fuel up with plant-based biofuels through E15, a simple choice that not only saves them money at the pump but will also benefit the earth. We’re looking forward to working with retailers across the state to add E15 to their fuel offerings so Nevadans have greater access a liquid fuel that reduces their carbon emissions.”
Once the regulation is finalized, Nevada would be the 47th state to approve E15 for consumers. Currently, E15 – marketed to consumers as Unleaded 88 – is offered at over 2,440 retail sites in 30 states and 230 terminals. Consumers have driven over 21 billion miles on E15 to date. Find a station near you at GetBiofuel.com.
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WASHINGTON, DC –America’s top biofuel and farm advocates called on Democratic leaders to fix a major flaw in the House Ways & Means Committee text released Friday night for tax provisions of the budget reconciliation, which is set for consideration Tuesday. As drafted, the text could leave American farmers and biofuel producers cut out of […]
Last day of The Biofuels Academy! It’s been a great week of education and networking. Now to take it across the finish line. A big thanks to Zach Martin from @GrowthEnergy Who talked about what’s going on in Washington and how it effects our industry! #getbiofuels #LBDS #BFA2021 https://t.co/4IvDItodE4
"If we moved to a 15% ethanol blend nationally, greenhouse gas emission would be reduced by 17 million tons each year, the equivalent of taking nearly 4 million cars off the road each year." Read the full interview with Chris Bliley from @GrowthEnergy: https://t.co/vVgTqW7Rcr https://t.co/KOpktbWspM