Iowa’s Ethanol Standards Bill
House File 859/Senate File 549
Governor Reynolds and biofuel champions at the state capitol are working to pass legislation that would ensure access to E15 across the state of Iowa by 2026.
Why is an E15 Standard needed today?
Despite proven benefits for motorists, far too many Iowans don’t have access to E15 in Iowa. Today, drivers across the state can only find E15 at one out of every 10 fuel retail locations – depriving many drivers of lower-cost, higher-octane and cleaner-burning fuel. The bill ensures more Iowans will have the choice to fill up with a better fuel option that saves them money.
Is an E15 Standard a “Mandate”?
No. Government mandates generally do not allow options. Iowa’s proposed Ethanol Standards still permit sales of E0 and E10, but also ensure that Iowans will have greater access to E15 across the state.
E15 is better in every category. In fact, recent research proves that fully shifting from E10 to E15 across Iowa would annually:
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