E85 will sell for $2.99 per gallon at the Bloomfield Hills Sunoco fueling facility at 42994 Woodward Ave., in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. This promotion is part of a a joint effort with the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan and the Detroit Area Clean Cities Coalition from noon until 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 19.
A press conference will begin at 11 a.m. with featured speakers expected to include: Patricia Lockwood, Michigan Department of Agriculture; Jody Pollok-Newsom, Corn Marketing Program of Michigan; Douglas Smith, Oakland County; Maggie Striz Calnin, Detroit Area Clean Cities, Lansing Area Clean Cities, and Next Energy; and Rocky Yaldo, Sunoco station owner.
According to the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan, there are five operational ethanol plants with the capacity to produce approximately 250 million gallons of ethanol per year. The state houses 64 E85 fueling locations to date.