Oregon OKs Sale of E15 to Consumers

Now, 48 states have approved use of the 15% ethanol-blended fuel.

June 25, 2021

Pumping Gas

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D-Ore.) signed HB 3051, clarifying the ability of retailers to sell 15% ethanol blended fuel (E15), Bio-Fuel News reports.

“We applaud the state of Oregon and Gov. Brown on clarifying that E15 is approved for sale and giving drivers across the state access to a more affordable, better-for-the-environment option at the pump,” said Emily Skor, CEO, Growth Energy, an organization that represents producers and supporters of ethanol.

“Oregon’s approval of E15 comes just weeks after recent news from neighboring Nevada, who enacted legislation to approve E15,” she said. “We look forward to working with West Coast retailers to offer drivers an engine smart, earth-kind fuel.”

Currently, E15, which is marketed to consumers as Unleaded 88, is offered at over 2,440 retail sites in 30 states and at 230 terminals. To date, consumers have driven over 21 billion miles on E15. Consumers can find a station near them at GetBiofuel.com.

Learn more about ethanol blends and other fuel facts in the NACS Fuels Resource Center. Plus, listen to Convenience Matters Episode No. 202, “Increasing Fuel Options for Consumers” to find out what it takes to add E15 to your fuel lineup.

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