Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Iowa Expands Renewable Fuel Pumps

Iowa Governor Chet Culver Corn Ethanol Fuel PumpIowa Governor Chet Culver signed legislation this week to expand infrastructure and access to Iowa renewable fuels.

The governor signed House File 2689 which makes changes to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program that was created in 2006 to expand renewable fuel infrastructure and access to renewable fuels all across Iowa.

The legislation includes the following:
  • Funding for pumps that blend ethanol at different percentages than E-10 or E85.
  • Allowing funding for retailers who want to install E85 and biodiesel at one location.
  • Increasing grants for biodiesel pumps from $50,000 to $100,000.
The governor announced the importance of this legislation for Iowa and the nation:
“Iowa is becoming a national leader in the field of renewable energy. We’re building a very diverse renewable energy portfolio, and developing a statewide energy plan.
Source: Iowa Governor's Office

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