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News: 2008

Oil and water

June 4, 2008

A disinformation campaign, financed by international oil refiners and food processors, continues to distort basic facts about ethanol. Consumers and policy makers may wish to consider the following facts about two specific topics related to fuels.

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Ethanol Price Advisory

May 19, 2008

A growing supply of ethanol in Nebraska provides consumers with an opportunity to save money at the fuel pump as ethanol prices remain lower than gasoline. Many consumers can buy E10, the traditional ten percent blend of ethanol in gasoline, for a dime per gallon less than unleaded regular gasoline.

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Ethanol adds millions to state revenue

January 29, 2008

A new report released by Ethanol Across America shows that U.S. ethanol plants generate hundreds of millions of dollars to local, state, and federal governments through direct and indirect economic generation.

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Water issues will be special topic at Ethanol Board meeting

January 22, 2008

Two guest speakers will make featured presentations about ground water levels and water usage at the Nebraska Ethanol Board meeting on Friday, Jan. 25. The presentations will address issues raised in recent national reports regarding water resource management as Nebraska and the nation increase biofuels production.

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Ethanol Board wins grant for E85 Outreach

January 14, 2008

The Nebraska Ethanol Board has been awarded a $55,000 grant for use in an E85 Outreach and Marketing program. E85 is a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. It is intended for use in flexible fuel vehicles. Nebraska currently has 38 E85 stations but more than 60,000 flexible fuel vehicles are operating in Nebraska. The E85 outreach and marketing program will be designed to expand the network of stations offering E85 in Nebraska.

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