Environment
5:59 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Quinn Opposes Effort To Reduce Ethanol Blend Requirement

Illinois' Governor doesn't want the U.S. EPA to reduce the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline. Pat Quinn says lowering the requirement could hurt farmers.

Credit EPA.gov

Reuters: EPA Proposes Big Reduction In 2014 Ethanol Blend Volume

Associated Press: Quinn to EPA: Don't Reduce Ethanol Content

The Agency says the additive is less necessary with more fuel-efficient engines and lower fuel demand.