Minnesota Organization Earns Recognitions in Connection to E85

Minnesota Organization Earns Recognitions in Connection to E85

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program is a voluntary, locally based government/industry partnership focused on mobilizing local stakeholders to expand the use of alternatives to gasoline and diesel fuel. One way this is done is building and expanding local refueling infrastructure and increasing public awareness of alternative fuels. Our local Minnesota affiliate, Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition (TC4), has long been a supporter of building up E85 in our state and recently won several recognitions among its peers. Tracking the value of alternative fuels The Alternative Fuel Price Report provides real-world prices for a variety of alternative fuels, […]

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Another Great Deal This Shopping Season

A week ago today, many people were sifting through Black Friday ads while others were already out looking for great deals on goods and the lowest prices on gifts. There’s a chance that one of the best deals this shopping season may go unnoticed: the price of E85 and 88 octane fuel. During this busy driving stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, why not treat yourself to a good deal on fuel prices while you drive around to the stores? Both E85 and 88 octane are generally priced less than a gallon of regular unleaded, but later today, from 3-5 […]

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The Marshall Plan For Cleaner Air

The ADM Corn Processors plant in Marshall, Minnesota has a couple of distinctions that set it apart from the other ethanol facilities in the state. It is the only facility in Minnesota that uses the wet-mill process to create ethanol fuel as well as products such as high fructose corn syrup and corn starch. It is also the only plant in the state owned and operated by Archer Daniels Midland, an agribusiness giant and one of the nation’s largest ethanol producers. With a production capacity of roughly 50 million gallons of ethanol per year, ADM Corn Processors isn’t the largest […]

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Creatures of Habit Take a New Exit

As Thanksgiving approaches many of us are not only planning holiday menus but also holiday driving routes. After all, it is one of the busiest driving weeks of the year. Every year my husband and I drive somewhere to celebrate the holidays. With family in Wisconsin and friends in every surrounding state, we have put some serious miles on our delightful red Chevy HHR. If you’re like us, when going places you frequently travel, it becomes habit to stop at the same wayside or fuel station you always do. The station with the best restroom. The one that sells the […]

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