A coalition of 23 organizations asked the Environmental Protection Agency to deny a request by ethanol manufacturers seeking authorization for the sale of gasoline containing 12% ethanol (E12). Current law limits the amount of ethanol in conventional gasoline to 10%.

The groups expressed concerns regarding the lack of independent testing on “mid-level” ethanol blends citing that increasing levels of ethanol in gasoline could pose a danger to consumer safety and harm engines and the environment. Learn more at www.followthescience.org.