House Authorizes Year-Round E15 Sales, But Senate Support Doubtful

June 17, 2022
House lawmakers have approved a bill with bipartisan support to authorize year-round sales of 15 percent ethanol fuel (E15), offering a permanent way to bypass a federal appeals court ruling blocking summertime sales, but prospects for the measure appear more doubtful in the Senate where supporters must clear a 60-vote bar to succeed. The E15 authorization passed June 16 as part of a broader package of measures combined as H.R. 7606, the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, which also...

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