EPA pushes forward plan to increase ethanol mix in gasoline

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“The latest step pushes forward a proposal that would allow the year-round sale of gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol, known as E15.

Also under the plan, Trump will make it harder for refiners to trade credits for biofuel use known as renewable identification numbers (RINs).

The EPA on Tuesday said it will be looking for public comment on the rule and will hold a public hearing March 29.

“Consistent with President Trump’s direction, EPA is working to propose and finalize these changes by the summer driving season,” EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in a statement.”

An excerpt from The Hill