Biofuels industry wants to put more ethanol in your fuel

The Kansas City StarMarch 9, 2009 

The struggling biofuels industry is pushing to dramatically raise the legal limit for ethanol blends in gasoline for cars, trucks and power equipment such as lawn mowers.

The move already is sparking criticism from some industry groups worried about richer ethanol blends fouling engines and fuel lines.

Growth Energy, a newly formed ethanol industry group, filed a formal request Friday urging the Environmental Protection Agency to raise the legal limit for ethanol-blended fuel from 10 percent to 15 percent ethanol.

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