While President Biden and the EPA recently announced an emergency fuel waiver for E15 gasoline sales during the summer months, eight midwestern governors have stated their intentions to the EPA to allow permanent, year-round sales. Citing the Clear Act, the governors from Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin sent a formal letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan highlighting the benefits of renewable fuels as a solution to higher gas prices and lowering emissions.

The change would require a one-year waiting period to be effective, aiming for roughly around the summer of 2023. However, the recent fuel waiver would help fill the gap in the meantime.

Read more on the potential extension of E15 sales in the Midwest.