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Ethanol in our gasoline

Discussion in 'Alternative Fuel Forum' started by ericmcj31, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    The latest is that the amount of alcohol that the gasoline industry must use has been reduced.

    http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/e...bly-pulls-back-on-federal-ethanol-mandate.ece

    For some reason the EPA has been easing regulations just a tiny bit for the small engine and gasoline industries. Just recently they delayed the implementation of regs that would have been the death of 2 strokes. These proposed regs were the reason that companies like Stihl and Shindaiwa developed 4 stroke engines for their handheld applications. The delay in new regs is also why Stihl is again developing new 2 stroke engines.
     

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