Travel club AAA has joined the oil industry in opposing federal allowance of a higher blend of ethanol in gasoline and is calling for a suspension of the sale of E15. Opponents argue that the mixture will hurt vehicle engines.
Despite protests from the oil industry, a federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to allow a challenge to an Environmental Protection Agency decision encouraging more ethanol to be blended into gasoline.
Automakers and the oil industry released a report today that casts doubt on the safety of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol and shows that at least some engines running the fuel suffered damage during recent testing.
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