Monday, March 12, 2007

Senator Thune Seeks 20% Ethanol Blend Approval

US Senator John Thune R-SD has written the Environmental Protection Agency asking them to consider approval of a 20% ethanol, gasoline blend. Currently most blends are at 10%. The state of Minnesota is also planning to ask for a waiver for the 20% blend.

"We've got to continue to grow the demand for and usage of and develop theethanol market for all the reasons everybody agrees are important, energyindependence, clean air and obviously a good economy in the Midwest," Thune said.

Here is the entire letter.

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