The following documents are related to the emissions and health effects testing of E15 fuel (a fuel blend of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline).
The Clean Air Act and EPA regulations require that manufacturers of gasoline and diesel fuels and fuel additives produced and commercially distributed for use in highway motor vehicles must register their gasoline and diesel fuels and fuel additives with EPA. In addition to providing basic information such as product and manufacturer identification, manufacturers are required to analyze the emissions generated by the fuel and fuel additive products, survey existing scientific information for each product, and where adequate information is not available, conduct specified tests to screen for the potential adverse health effects of these emissions. The primary purpose of the registration program is to provide information for identifying and evaluating the potential adverse effects of fuels and fuel additives emissions to help inform any future regulatory decision-making.
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- E15 Emissions Testing and Health Effects Submission by the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy (PDF)(689 pp, 9 MB, February 2012)
- EPA Evaluation of RFA/GrE Submission in Partial Fulfillment of 40 CFR 79 Tier 1 and Tier 2 E15 Registration Requirements (PDF)(17 pp, 676 K, February 2012)
- Evaluation of E15 Health and Emissions Information (PDF)(3 pp, 555 K, February 2012)
- Letter from EPA to RFA and GE about E15 Health Effects Submission (PDF)(2 pp, 87 K, February 2012)