OPED: Ethanol mandate must be reformed

OPED: Ethanol mandate must be reformed

OPED: Ethanol mandate must be reformed by David A. Imgrund, National Wildlife Federation The road to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. The road to a slowly unfolding environmental disaster was similarly paved, it seems. The Renewable Fuel Standard was a...
Corn better used as food than biofuel

Corn better used as food than biofuel

Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds Corn is grown not only for food, it is also an important renewable energy source. Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food...
Audubon and Ethanol

Audubon and Ethanol

Audubon and Ethanol by Jerry Jung This year the EPA has mandated that 15 billion gallons of ethanol be added to gasoline. Most gasoline contains about 10% ethanol. It is a relatively cheap way for refineries to increase the octane rating—cheap that is if environmental...