NPR By Tracy Samilton Nov. 21, 2013 The EPA’s decision not to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15, had a big impact on a lot of businesses. For manufacturers of motorcycles, motor boats and outdoor power equipment, it was good news. But for gas station owners who […]
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The Daily Iowan DI Editorial Board Nov. 19, 2013 The Associated Press made a splash with its investigation into corn-based ethanol in the United States last week, and now it has the whole industry up in arms over the findings. The AP reported that farmers contaminated local water, eradicated wildlife habitats, and destroyed substantial tracts of conservation […]
UT San Diego Editorial Board Nov. 18, 2013 Of all the policies of the federal government, it’s impossible to think of one that is more ill-conceived on more levels than expensive programs subsidizing the use of corn as a biofuel in the name of helping the environment. That’s why it’s heartening to see a glimmer […]
The Wall Street Journal Opinion Nov. 17, 2013 It’s not often that the ethanol lobby suffers a policy setback in Washington, but it got its head handed to it Friday. The Environmental Protection Agency announced that for the first time it is lowering the federal mandate that dictates how much ethanol must be blended into […]
The Washington Post Nov. 17, 2013 By: Editorial Board ONCE TOUTED as a climate-friendly renewable alternative to foreign oil, the corn-based liquid ethanol has been exposed as an environmental and economic mistake. Lured by federal subsidies, Midwestern farmers have devoted millions of acres to corn that might otherwise have been devoted to soil conservation or […]
POLITICO Nov. 16, 2013 By Rachael Bade Some of tax reform’s biggest corporate cheerleaders played a quiet role in the GOP leadership decision Thursday to put off Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp’s plan to mark up a tax reform bill in the coming weeks, according to leadership sources. Some Republican aides and lawmakers said […]
WDAZ By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service Nov. 15, 2013 WILLISTON, N.D. – The entire U.S. Williston Basin produced more than 1 million barrels of oil per day in September, driven by another record month of North Dakota oil production. North Dakota produced 931,940 barrels per day, a 2 percent increase over August, according to […]