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Increased E85 Use Seen in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am
Author: Justin Rottger - KCII News

According to a report from the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, the use of E85 in the state has increased to record levels.  The group says sales of ethanol enriched gasoline went up 40 percent in the last quarter.  Steve Klein with the County Line Mart in Keota says more gas stations in southeast Iowa offer E85 than ever, and has seen more users at his store.

Klein says more drivers are choosing Flex Fuel cars in the region, which has also spurred more use of E85 gasoline.