Increased Ethanol Volumes as EPA Releases Final Renewable Fuel Mandates for 2018

Higher volumes not in best interest of motorcyclists The renewable fuels mandates released this week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are higher than the 2017 levels and the 2018 levels the agency proposed in June. The EPA’s final 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations call for 19.29 billion gallons of renewable fuel — primarily corn ethanol […]

AMA Reports Proposed 2018 Renewable Fuel Standards Reduced from 2017

Total volume slightly smaller than 2017 The proposed 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements were announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency show a slight reduction from the 2017 obligations but do not reflect the agency’s promise to listen to consumers, who have registered a low demand for higher ethanol blends, the American Motorcyclist Association […]

AMA Petitioning vs Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal and Increased Ethanol Fuels

Federal agency actions increase ethanol risk for motorcycles The Renewable Fuel Standard proposal announced May 18 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would increase the risk of misfueling for motorcyclists and all-terrain-vehicle owners by forcing the widespread availability of higher-ethanol fuel blends, such as unsafe E15. Act now by signing the American Motorcyclist Association’s petition […]