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.

Comments about specific stations are deleted – those should go in the station comments. This page is for general comments about the site and pure gas, of interest to all visitors. For example, if a station no longer serves pure gas, just remove it. If you know of one that's not listed, don't comment here - add it!

***** LIFESAVER! I love my 2006 Mazda MPV. Since moving to the East Coast, from the West Coast, I've realized that my vehicle won't tolerate just any fuel, it has to be ethanol free. This has been fine, since I have an ethanol free gas station right down the street from me; but I freaked a little when I realized I was going on a 1,000 mile road trip, and that's when I found pure-gas.org! I have downloaded the app to my iPhone and my iPad, I won't leave home without it! ***** Stars! – Angela FergusonSummerville, SC (April 13, 2014)
I am a friend of a owner of a citgo gas station in north atlanta.... recently like the last 2 weeks he has not been able to obtain Premium Gas for the last 2 weeks...spoke we the delivery guy yesterday sat. 04-12-2014 and he quoted that no stations in Atlanta has Premium and Yes it has not be available in the last 2 weeks.... also states he does not know when it will be available at the terminals.....hmmmmm – waterworldatlanta (April 13, 2014)
Waterworld in Atlanta, Tell your friend with the Citgo station that this is a good opportunity for him to try out REC 90 E0 in place of his usual watered down "premium" As far as I know REC 90 is still available at the terminals and is street legal for metro Atlanta sales. If he has blender pumps then tell him that his mid-grade can be 5% ethanol. Let him know his sales will increase dramatically. Jones Petroleum and a couple other suppliers will deliver it for him.

As for the shortage of watered down E10 premium, this is the time of year that the refiners must change over to reformulated lower sulpher blends for Summer time use as per EPA regulations. Metro Atlanta is not required to use this reformulated gas for the first time in ten+ years but other markets are still required to and I suspect its just easier for the refiners to sell it this way to reduce the need for boutique blending. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (April 13, 2014)
Angela in Summerville, SC., Where on the West Coast are you coming from. It sounds as if you have always been using ethanol free over there. Just curious if from California because that is a E0 desert. Would be nice to add stations there. – kevinct (April 13, 2014)
I'm interested in your decision to include ValvTect gasoline (as in Punta Gorda, Fl). As I understand it, ValvTect is not ethanol free, but rather E10 treated with an ethanol additive. Is that correct? Do you consider it as good as E0? Can you suggest any resources that compare E0 and ValvTect treated E10? – BethAlexandria, VA (April 16, 2014)
Beth - no such decision was made. If fuel has ethanol in it, it should not be listed here, regardless of additives. If ValvTect truly contains ethanol it should be removed. – SamMadison, WI (April 16, 2014)
Beth, I talked with a customer service exec at ValvTect. He said that the ValvTect brand is placed on marine fuels when it meets their specifications and contains their additives but that it was up to the supplier as to whether or not the gas would have ethanol in it or not. Obviously the need for ValvTect additives is reduced if the fuel does not contain ethanol. So if a marina or service facility is listed on Pure-Gas.org as selling ValvTect then chances are the fuel does not contain ethanol. However if you encounter a listed station selling ethanol fuel then please remove the listing. If in doubt then do a test of the fuel to be sure. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (April 16, 2014)
one thing I do notice is that is if you overlay the map from pure-gas.org with the 'gas heat map' from gas buddy, some of the most expensive gas comes from states with the 10% ethanol. I Think of California and Connecticut/New York Area. They pay so much for gas and its not even the real stuff. – kevinct (April 19, 2014)
found this map of the reformulated area

http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/reformulated_map.cfm – kevinct (April 19, 2014)
A more detailed map of reformulated and required ethanol areas can be found at www.api.org/~/media/files/policy/aternatives/us-gasoline-requirements-map.pdf

Either way both maps show large regions of the country that just don't require any form of ethanol or reformulated gas. It just goes to show the unintended consequences of the RFS and the forced blending of ethanol into the nation's fuel supply. Election season is just around the corner. If this issue means anything to you then you should find the candidate most willing to repeal the RFS and restore our right to choose. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (April 19, 2014)
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