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Gasohol motor fuel act of 1978

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development.

Gasohol motor fuel act of 1978

hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, on S. 2533 ... August 7 and 8, 1978.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gasohol -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Automobiles -- Fuel consumption -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Methanol.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E554 1978e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4063518M
      LC Control Number79601246

      Gasohol Motor Fuel Act, had RFS-like features. It proposed that alcohol motor fuel supply at least 1 percent of US gasoline consumption by , 5 percent by , and 10 percent by bill never This became law, and ethanol constituted less than one percent of finished motor . including motor oil, kerosene, gasoline, gasohol, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, heating kerosene, and any blend of two or more refined hydrocarbon mixtures except liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. Therefore, through this Act, the fee now applied to all fuels including those considered special fuels as found in R.S. et seq.

        Motor Fuel Tax Regulations. Subchapter I. Gasoline. Delegation: The routine administration of this subchapter is hereby delegated by the Secretary of Public Safety to the Director of the Division of Motor Fuel Tax except in the matters of appeal of tax assessments and promulgation of rules and regulations. Definitions. Blends of petroleum-based gasoline with 10% ethanol, commonly referred to as E10, account for more than 95% of the fuel consumed in motor vehicles with gasoline engines. Ethanol-blended fuels are one pathway to compliance with elements of the federal renewable fuel standard (RFS). The total volume of ethanol blended into motor fuels used in the.

      Mar 6, H.R. (99th). A bill to expand markets for agricultural commodities, to improve the environment, and to enhance the energy security of the United States by providing for the increased use of alcohol-blended fuel in motor vehicles. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Brazil was until recently the largest producer of alcohol fuel in the world, typically fermenting ethanol from sugarcane.. The country produces a total of 18 billion litres ( billion gallons) annually, of which billion liters are exported, 2 billion of them to the U.S.. Alcohol cars debuted in the Brazilian market in and became quite popular because of heavy subsidy, but in the.


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Gasohol motor fuel act of 1978 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gasohol motor fuel Gasohol motor fuel act of 1978 book of hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, on S.

August 7 and 8,   For purposes of this Order "Gasohol" means a motor fuel which has an octane rating of not less than 87 (R+M)/2 and which consists of approximately 90 percent unleaded gasoline and approximately 10 percent anhydrous ( proof or above) ethyl alcohol derived from biomass, as defined in Section (2)(A) of the Energy Security Act (94 Stat.

By no lead was to be allowed in motor gasoline. The first time gasohol was defined, it was in the Energy Tax Act of Gasohol was defined as a blend of gasoline with at least 10% alcohol by volume, excluding alcohol made from petroleum, natural gas, or coal. The United States initiated policies for the use of ethanol as a vehicle fuel in order to ensure energy security in the s during the first oil shock.

Inthe National Energy Act benefited producers of gasohol (mixture of 10% ethanol with 90% gasoline) with tax credits. A fact not always explored is that at this time the United States.

In a Clean Air Act waiver allowed the use of 10 volume percent ethanol in gasoline, known as gasohol or E Today, almost all gasoline are E10 blends. In JuneEPA approved blends of 15 volume percent ethanol in gasoline for use in model year and newer passenger cars, light-trucks and medium-duty vehicles.

History: P.A. defined gasohol in Subsec. (b) and included gasohol as a fuel under provisions of section, effective July 1,and applicable to fuel sold on or after that date; P.A. eliminated reference to “association of persons, firm or corporation” in definition of distributor, changed definition of “fuels” to conform.

Shown Here: Passed House amended (08/05/) (Measure passed House, amended, roll call # ()) National Energy Act - Establishes the following national energy goals for (1) reduction of annual growth in energy demand to not more than two percent; (2) reduction of oil imports to less than six million barrels per day; (3) reduction of gasoline consumption of 10 percent from The Energy Tax Act, Energy Security Act, Alternative Motor Fuels Act, Clean Air Act, and Energy Policy Act all identify ethanol as a way to achieve a variety of important public policy goals.

Ethanol was the centerpiece of energy legislation passed by the Senate in, and most recently in   The Clean Air Act requires EPA to regulate fuels and fuel additives for use in motor vehicle, motor vehicle engine, or nonroad engine or nonroad vehicle if such fuel, fuel additive or any emission products causes or contributes to air or water pollution that may endanger the public health or.

gasohol A mixture of petrol (gasoline) and alcohol (i.e. typically ethanol at 10%, or methanol at 3%), used as an alternative fuel for cars and other vehicles in many countries. The ethanol is obtained as a biofuel by fermentation of agricultural crops or crop residues, for example sugar cane waste.

Many cars can also use a mixture of 85% ethanol and 15% petrol, called E Self Certifications. Title II of the Power Plant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of (FUA), as amended (42 U.S.C.

et seq.), provides that no new baseload electric power plant may be constructed or operated without the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel as a primary energy source. The types of motor fuel referred to in the preceding paragraph are: (A) All products commonly or commercially known or sold as gasoline (including casing-head and absorption or natural gasoline), gasohol, motor benzol or motor benzene regardless of their classification or uses; and (B) all combustible gases, not including liquefied natural gas.

Driving your car on gashohol becomes popular in the U.S. Midwest. Over 2 stations sell gasohol, which is gasoline with an ethanol content of %. World War II increases the demand for fuel, but most of the increased demand for ethanol is actually not due to driving ethanol cars but for non-fuel wartime uses.

@article{osti_, title = {Energy Tax Act of }, author = {McDonald, S L}, abstractNote = {The Energy Tax Act of amends the Internal Revenue Code of in several ways to provide tax incentives for actions that would conserve energy or substitute alternative sources of energy for oil and gas.

The Act provides residential energy credit, a gas guzzler tax, subsidies for gasohol. (28) "Gasohol" means a blended motor fuel composed of gasoline and motor fuel alcohol.

(29) "Gasoline" means any liquid or combination of liquids blended together, offered for sale, sold, used, or capable of use as fuel for a gasoline-powered engine. And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. The subsidies are funded by levies on benzene, gasohol 95 E10, gasohol 91 and diesel.

This means some fuel users have to pay higher retail prices because the state Oil Fund uses the levies to. The National Energy Act, passed Octois composed of five bills: the National Energy Conservation Policy Act ofthe Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act ofthe Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act, the Natural Gas Policy Act ofand the Energy Tax Act of The publication is composed of five chapters.

ChapterRSMo: Missouri receives fuel tax of 17 cents a gallon on motor fuel (gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, and blended fuel) from licensed suppliers on a monthly basis.

The tax is passed on to the ultimate consumer purchasing fuel at retail. The tax is distributed to the Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri cities and Missouri counties for road construction and maintenance.

E10 or less. E10, a fuel mixture of 10% anhydrous ethanol and 90% gasoline sometimes called gasohol, can be used in the internal combustion engines of most modern automobiles and light-duty vehicles without need for any modification on the engine or fuel system.

E10 blends are typically rated as being 2 to 3 octane numbers higher than regular gasoline and are approved for use in all new U.S. Under Section (f) of the Clean Air Act, the U.S.

EPA regulates the sale of new fuels and fuel additives that may be used in gasoline. InEPA issued a gasohol waiver, permitting blends of 10 volume percent denatured anhydrous ethanol to be marketed in commerce.17/ Proceeds of the cents-per-gallon tax on highway motor fuel formerly deposited in the General Fund for deficit reduction are now deposited in the Highway Trust fund effective October 1, 18/ Effective October 1,the rates for percent gasohol are cents and cents respectively for ethanol blends and methanol.History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws.

Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code? How the US Code is built. Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of Pub.

L.Nov. 9,92 Stat. (42 U.S.C. et seq.).