Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it finalized a rule that finally removes the outdated barrier to summertime E15 sales. As the news made headlines, detractors of the homegrown fuel also made their voice heard, voicing the same old myths and misconceptions that have unfortunately been around for years.
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association would like to address the falsehoods surrounding E15 and other ethanol-blended fuels. Here’s just a few of comments made on social media over the past few days:
- Ethanol wouldn’t be around if it wasn’t subsidized: Ethanol is not subsidized.