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Obama EPA Rushes to Impose New Ethanol Mandate

April 26, 2012
Jeff Steir, Breitbart News
4/25/2012

Oral arguments began last week on another controversial Obama Administration policy. It’s not Obamacare in the Supreme Court, but the outcome will affect a major sector of the economy: energy. In particular, the fuel most Americans use daily.

At issue is the administration’s continued abuse of science at the agency level in an effort to dictate what type of energy we use.

The Environmental Protection Agency has fast-tracked the approval of a 50 percent increase in the amount of ethanol that can be mixed into the fuels we use in our cars and other engine-run vehicles, such as boats and snowmobiles.  There’s nothing necessarily wrong with such a major increase in ethanol, (from 10% to 15% total,) but the law requires and common sense dictates that the EPA test the new fuel mix in all engines in which it would be used, to make sure it works properly and doesn’t damage the engines. The lawsuit alleges that EPA failed to properly do so in approving use of so called E15 fuel.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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