by Whitney Flach
Yesterday, Governor Terry Branstad, Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that $368,200 has been awarded to support the installation of 15 new blender pumps and 3 underground storage tanks.
This is the 4th round of the “Fueling Our Future 100” initiative.
In total, 217 blender pumps and 18 underground storage tanks will be installed at 70 sites by 17 companies. This is to provide consumers with access to higher blends of ethanol.
They funded pumps and tanks are also, required to be operational by the end of the federal fiscal year on September 30, 2017.