Iowa sales of E15 and biodiesel jump in 2019

Charlie Good
Charlie Good at his convenience store, Good and Quick, in Nevada. More Iowa retailers like Good are offering higher blends of ethanol. PHOTO / GARY FANDEL

Iowa saw sharp growth in E15 and biodiesel sales last year, according to the Iowa Department of Revenue fuel retailer annual report. 

The report showed a 38% in­­crease in E15 sales across Iowa in 2019, to­­taling a re­­c­­ord high 47.4 million gallons. The number of Iowa fuel re­­tail locations offering higher blends of ethanol also reached record...

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