I-65 Becomes First 'Biofuels Corridor'

October 13, 2008

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I-65 is being touted as America's first "biofuels corridor," with E85 ethanol-blend gasoline and B20 biodiesel-blend diesel available all along the interstate route.
A B20 biodiesel and E85 pump in Alabama along I-65.
A B20 biodiesel and E85 pump in Alabama along I-65.

Biodiesel blends are available the entire length of the Interstate, from Gary, Ind., to Mobile, Ala.

According to published reports, this is the result of a $1.3 million federal project that involved Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama, the four states through which I-65 travels. In 2005, there were no E85 or B20 fueling stations along I-65. With the completion of this project, there are 31 refueling stations easily accessible from the Interstate, with more planned.

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