URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT
New Hampshire Bill to Prohibit Ethanol Blended Gasoline at Levels Greater Than 10% to be Considered on Feb. 11, 2014
Legislation (H.B. 1220) to prohibit a person from selling or offering for sale gasoline that contains corn-based ethanol as an additive at a level greater than 10% will be considered in the New Hampshire House Science, Technology and Energy Committee on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. A similar bill was signed into law last year in Maine.
If You Have Not Done So Already, We Urge You to Contact Members of the House Science, Technology and Energy Committee (List Below) Immediately to Request Support for H.B. 1220
- H.B. 1220 recognizes that ethanol increases water formation which can then corrode metals and dissolve plastics and rubber, especially over a period of time when the vehicle is not used. Current high performance specialty parts along with pre-model year 2001 cars and parts may be most susceptible to corrosion.
- H.B. 1220 recognizes that the life span of vehicles and equipment can be dramatically reduced with the wrong fuel and that owners could be confronted with break downs. Anti-corrosion additives are available for each purchase of gasoline but can become expensive, burdensome and require consumer education.
- H.B. 1220 recognizes that there has been an inability to obtain unblended gasoline for engines that may be damaged by ethanol.
DON’T DELAY! Please contact all members of the New Hampshire House Science, Technology and Energy Committee to request support for H.B. 1220. Please e-mail a copy of your letter to Steve McDonald at email@example.com. Also, please forward this Alert to your fellow car enthusiasts. Urge them to join the SAN and help defend the hobby! Thank you for your assistance.
New Hampshire House Science, Technology and Energy Committee
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