100 students from Annawan High School Ag & Science classes and Blackhawk college Ag class took an education tour of our plant for Renewable Energy Education week. Students learned how a bio refinery converts and processes raw materials intotransportation fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel, and the latest technologies in this fast growing and exciting career field. Renewable fuels dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to fossil fuels and ethanol is the most affordable octane worldwide. As one of the largest locally owned and independent ethanol producing facilities in Illinois, Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC is proud to contribute to the health of our environment and communities. Read the Star Courier article covering Annawan High School’s vist.
“Our members have not reported any problems with E-15”
(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. October 27, 2014) – Gene Hammond and Mark Muncey, co-owners of Travelers Motor Club and Association Motor Club Marketing, which serve vehicle owners in all 50 States, today announced their support for the new E-15 fuel blend (15 percent ethanol and 85 percent petroleum in motor gasoline).
Hammond, who has worked in the auto club business for 40 years said, “Not one of our over 18 million members has called us with a problem related to the new E-15 fuel or any ethanol blend. Travelers Motor Club and Association Motor Club Marketing support the use of E-15 in vehicles as a safe and affordable alternative to gasoline.”
Muncey, who has nearly 20 years of experience in the motor club business said, “We decided to research the road service data from our members. Today, four years after EPA approved E-15 and two years after AAA declared it was premature, we can say for certain that our members have not reported any problems with E-15. We support the use of E-15 in vehicles approved by EPA to use the fuel.”
“Our focus is on providing unmatched service to our motor club members, and in our eyes, real-world experience trumps a study paid for by opponents of ethanol every time. In addition to no service calls or complaints about E-15, the fact is that winter gas line freeze problems have virtually disappeared due to the increased use of ethanol. If you drive a vehicle that has been approved for the use of E-15 and want to try it, we encourage you to try it with confidence,” said Hammond.
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