Tag Archive: Fuel

How Interstellar Space Travel Works (Infographic)


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Marine Industry Suffers Legal Setback In The Battle Against E15



” The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition alleging that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its authority by allowing distribution of fuel with 15 percent ethanol, or E15, into the overall supply despite the EPA’s prohibition of E15 use in marine and other engines, Sounding Trade Only reported today.  

Having essentially lost the case in court, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and other groups will revisit a case aimed at protecting consumers from unwittingly filling tanks with E-15 because the fuel has been shown to be harmful to marine engines and other non-automotive powerplants, according to the report.

For practical tips for preventing ethanol-related damage to your boat and marine engines, check out my Better Boating column entitled “Living with Ethanol.” “