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Traveling by Ethanol Easier, NCGA Finds

E-85 vehicle owners who are planning long-distance trips this summer have additional resources to find supplies of the ethanol-based fuel, notes the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA).

At least three Internet sites can guide motorists to E-85 stations throughout the U.S. The National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition ( allows users to access an E-85 directory with a simple click from the home page. The U.S. Department of Energy also has a guide for E-85 stations at

The popular MapQuest site has added an alternative fuel function to its mapping features. By using travelers can search for alternative fuel stations.

Several NCGA state affiliates, including Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and South Dakota, also offer E-85 guides on their Web sites.

Click here to read NCGA Chief Executive Officer Rick Tolman’s first-hand account of finding E-85 on the “Ethanol Corridor” in Illinois:
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