Post suggestions and comments about pure-gas.org below. I reserve the right to remove them at my discretion, especially if they have a clear political angle. Pure gas is a nonpartisan issue. I'm a left-wing Democrat, many users of this site are right-wing Republicans, even Tea Party, and yet we can all agree that ethanol policy is a mistake. It's not a liberal or conservative policy, it's the result of heavy lobbying by the ethanol industry, like ADM, combined with a massive blunder by the EPA in their attempt to spur the adoption of E85 vehicles back in 2007. We can all get along on this.

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Tom in Urbana, You asked about oxygenates and their relation to engine pinging. Actually oxygenates are strictly for emissions reduction. MTBE was very good at doing that job but unfortunately has found its way into ground water sources because of leaky tanks which is why it has been discontinued. Ethanol does not do nearly as good a job and in fact in some cases actually raises Nitrous Oxide emissions at the tail pipe. Automotive engine development over the past 25 years has so improved to the point that oxygenates are no longer really needed for emissions reduction. The use of computerized engine management systems in fuel injected vehicles has done an excellent job of reducing emissions, increasing fuel mileage, and improving performance. The use of ethanol as an emission control strategy is chasing a problem that no longer really exists.

REC 90/91 E0 is a low sulphur based gasoline which does a far better job at reducing emissions than E10 blended fuels.

Pinging is a factor of octane rating. If you experience pinging by using an 87 octane E0 gas then try using a little higher octane like 89 to 91 octane E0 fuel. While technically ethanol does raise octane it also introduces a whole other set of problems that should be avoided for the life of your vehicle. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (July 21, 2014)
I've been passing this site on to people for years but I can't get ethanol free gasoline here because gas station owners tell me it is illegal. I've gotten pure gas in PA.

I put a link to this site on my home page. I don't think I can put the gas pump image on it. Let me know if I am wrong.

www.globalwarmingllc.com – Carl ChapmanSuffolk County, NY (July 21, 2014)
To Tom in Urbana- I take a shot - There is no need for oxygenates in gasoline from an engine performance nor emissions viewpoint in today's cars. Therefore E0 generally contains no oxygenates. Governments worldwide like biofuels (oxygenates) for political reasons (eg; to create jobs). Some refiners had liked MTBE...pre-1990, some refiners would optionally include oxygenates such as MTBE if it was cheaper than gasoline (ie; if it was profitable). After 1990, MTBE + ethanol was mandated by Congress, but years later the MTBE was banned. – TBillNorthern Va, (July 21, 2014)
While technically ethanol does raise octane it also introduces a whole other set of problems that should be avoided for the life of your vehicle. – Jonathan Lathbury, Atlanta, Georgia (July 21, 2014.............. Excellent post, Jonathan & thank you!!! A bit of clarification on this part of your post. With 114 octane ethanol blended into gasoline to 10%, the average octane of gasoline molecules is 84 octane in an 87 octane ethanol blend. – litesongEverett, WAl (July 22, 2014)
In two months & one week, pure-gas.org listings for 100% gasoline have risen 3 & one eighth percent. – litesongEverett, WAl (July 22, 2014)
In less than 10 months New York state 100% gasoline sources have increased 20% from 246 to 295. – litesongEverett, WA (July 23, 2014)
Bad news: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/213272-white-house-tells-senate-dems-it-intends-to-increase-ethanol – JohnFort Collins, CO (July 24, 2014)
Regarding John's link, at the risk of raising the specter of politics in this forum, this is our chance to make a statement to the White House of our own. I make no bones about it, I am as conservative as they come. Sam has said he is about as liberal as he can be. None the less we both agree that this whole ethanol and the bio-diesel issue has become untenable.

With that said, its up to all of us now in this election season to make it clear that we will do everything we need to do to completely scrap the RFS. If it means I have to vote for my Democartic senatorial candidate, then that's what I'll do. If it means you're of a liberal bent but your congressional and or senatorial Republican candidate wants to scrap the RFS then you must vote for them. Its the only way we can turn this madness around. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (July 24, 2014)
Since Oct. 8, 2013, 100% gasoline Nebraska sources have increased 60% to 128, from 80. Way to go Nebraska!! – litesongEverett, WA (July 25, 2014)
Awesome site..... – Lyman WilliamsMorganton, NC (July 29, 2014)
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