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Consumers call current E15 labeling ineffective

E15 warning label

The results of a new national poll initiated by a group of organizations representing manufacturers, retailers, and consumers of non-road engine equipment and products reveals the vast majority of consumers find current E15 labeling at gas pumps to be ineffective in communicating the dangers of this type of fuel for usage in small engines like those in boats, off road ...

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EPA officially approves year-round sale of E15

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) formally approved a rule allowing the year-round sale of fuel with 15% ethanol (E15). NMMA and its coalition partners repeatedly voiced opposition to EPA’s proposal leading up to the announcement, calling the rule legally dubious and a direct threat to consumer safety. In response, NMMA president, Thom Dammrich stated, “While deeply disappointing, today’s announcement comes ...

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NMMA, coalition groups urge EPA to reconsider year-round E15 sales

NMMA, the American Petroleum Institute (API), and the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) joined together on a press call to express strong opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to allow year-round sale of higher ethanol blended E15 gasoline. NMMA has repeatedly called on EPA to abandon its policy and encourages all stakeholders to submit comments to the EPA before ...

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NMMA outlines fiscal year 2020 federal funding priorities

NMMA has submitted its appropriations request for fiscal year 2020 (FY20) to Congress, as both chambers begin to finalize their respective funding packages. While the appropriations process sets the spending levels at every agency in the federal government, it is often an opportunity to improve and enhance initiatives or programs that are important to marine manufacturers and the entire recreational ...

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E15 sales resume, trade association calls for robust education effort

The sale of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol (E15) resumed over the weekend. Every year, fuels containing E15 are prohibited from being sold between June 1 and Sept. 15. Last Friday, in response to the restart of E15 sales, NMMA’s President, Thom Dammrich released the following statement: “Starting [Sept. 15], E15 hit the market again – an unfortunate, annual event ...

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