Missouri and E15: it's complicated
Missouri motorists may soon be able to fill-up with E15 as early as this summer because of new policy being pushed through by Gov. Jay Nixon, even against objections of some lawmakers.
Missouri has long taken a leading role in promoting ethanol, the corn-based alcohol that has been mixed with conventional gasoline. Back in 2006, Missouri was among the first to require nearly all gasoline be mixed with 10% ethanol, also called E10.
However, Missouri lawmakers have been nervous to adopt a higher concentration of ethanol against concern from car manufacturers, gas stations, motorcycle makers, and small equipment manufacturers, who've said it could increase liability for station owners, harm engines, and caused voided warranties...
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