Quarles praises passage Of E-15 gasoline Bill

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FRANKFORT, Ky (WEHT) – It was announced on Monday that the General Assembly passed Senate Bill 94, an act to expand the sale of gasoline with up to 15 percent of corn-based ethanol.

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Kentucky Corn Growers Association led efforts to pass the bill with sponsor Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Paul Hornback. The legislation now goes to the Governor’s desk for signature.

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles praised the Kentucky General Assembly for passing the act. Quarles said the bill will expand the amount of time that E-15 gasoline can be sold, to year-round, and has the potential to expand market access for Kentucky corn growers.

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(This story was originally published on February 10, 2020)

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