Marathon Petroleum say gasoline sold in more than 40 counties in Kentucky and southern Indiana could potentially cause problems in motorcycles, mowers, chain saws and other devices with small engines because it may contain more than ten percent ethanol. The company says the gasoline may cause the engines to run faster and hotter than normal. […]
Some pollution you can smell or see: the fumes from a diesel-powered truck, a slick of oil on the Ohio River. Some sources are less noticeable but just as insidious. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, underground petroleum storage tanks are getting renewed attention with an influx of federal stimulus funds.
The president of the National Corn Growers Association says a more efficient type of ethanol is the future of liquid fuel, even though it’s a few years away.