Bushmills Ethanol plant outside Atwater is pictured Wednesday. Lawmakers will decide this year whether gasoline will contain more than 10 percent ethanol. Current federal law limits ethanol in most gasoline to 10 percent, although specially made cars can use fuel with 85 percent ethanol. Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson said data from two universities in Iowa and Minnesota shows cars can use E15 without any problems. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Federal officials considering upping ethanol levels
ST. PAUL -- Federal officials have until year's end to decide whether gasoline may contain more than the common 10 percent ethanol.
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