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Live Webcast: AMA testifies before House panel on E15

February 26, 2013

Today, at 2 p.m. (EST), the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment, chaired by Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.), will hold a hearing on “Mid-Level Ethanol Blends: Consumer and Technical Research Needs.” Former U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard, American Motorcyclist Association vice president for government relations, will be a witness at the hearing.

The AMA focus will be on the need for an independent and scientific study of the use of E15 -- a gasoline formulation that contains up to 15 percent ethanol by volume -- in motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle engines. Additionally, we will raise concerns of misfueling and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s mitigation plan, which initially included a senseless mandated four-gallon minimum fuel purchase.

To view a live webcast of the hearing, go to http://science.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-environment-mid-level-ethanol-blends-consumer-and-technical-research-needs.

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