Gasoline

Oxygenated Gasoline Has Been Required by the Clean Air Act Since 1992

The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 created two programs: winter oxygenated gasoline in some cities to reduce carbon monoxide emissions and reformulated gasoline (RFG).  The winter oxygenated gasoline program began near the end of 1992, and the year-round RFG program...

/ September 10, 2015

Biofuels Are Not “Cleaner” than Conventional Petroleum Transportation Fuels 

Dr. Jason Hill (U. of Minnesota) testified at a joint hearing on July 23, 2015 before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the United States House of Representatives.

/ July 27, 2015

Hawaii Repeals its Ethanol Mandate

Hawaii governor David Ige took a welcome step towards consumer choice when he signed a bill earlier this month repealing the state’s ethanol mandate – a requirement to blend the Aloha State’s gasoline supply with ten percent ethanol.

/ July 8, 2015

CGEP: The Future of the Renewable Fuel Standard

On June 16, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) hosted a debate on the future of the RFS, using CGEP non-resident fellow Dr James Stock’s April paper titled The Renewable Fuel Standard: A Path Forward as its starting point.

/ June 22, 2015