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Press Photo by Beth Wischmeyer Andy Helgeson, service manager for Northwest Tire in Dickinson, works on changing the oil in a truck, Saturday.

The push for E15


North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan and Gov. John Hoeven both say they are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency on a decision to allow more ethanol in gasoline blends, but the EPA is saying it may be August before a decision is made.

Dorgan said recently he is concerned about the delay of eight months waiting for the EPA to make a decision on certifying E15, which would allow a 15 percent ethanol blend in gasoline.

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