Colorado to get 40 more ethanol pumps |

Colorado to get 40 more ethanol pumps

DENVER – Gov. Bill Ritter said Thursday that 22 gas stations statewide would add 40 pumps selling E85, a fuel made from 85 percent gasoline and 15 percent ethanol.The additions at Pester Marketing and Western Convenience stations are part of a public-private partnership with General Motors and will take place over the next year, Ritter said.The Colorado E85 Coalition, a group of private companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies, is helping with the program.By the end of 2007, Colorado will have 50 E85 ethanol fuel sites, up from 13 currently, Ritter said.Ritter made renewable energy a key part of his agenda.

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