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Ethanol Mandate

The Ethanol Mandate Needs to Be Reformed

Mike Lux | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Sold in the beginning as an environmental idea, it has become rife with problems of all kinds, including major environmental concerns, and is now just a fat corporate subsidy and a tool for Wall St speculators to make money off of.

Don't Blame It on the Rain: The Ethanol Mandate Is a Bad Idea in Any Year

Christopher Knittel | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
Christopher Knittel

The RFS has enriched corn farmers and it has not reduced gasoline prices significantly. Our government should not be picking big agriculture as winners over the environment and the poor.

Experts Say Repealing Ethanol Fuel Standard Would Have Little Effect

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green

(Adds gasoline comparative pricing in paragraphs 24, 25) * Food, livestock producers want US to waive ethanol mandate * ...

Ethanol Industry Making Historic Drought That Much Worse

Bloomberg View | The Editors | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: Record-high corn prices should be sending a clear message to policy makers in Washington: Requiring people to put corn-based fuel i...

Senators Plead With EPA To Cut Ethanol Mandate

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - As the worst drought in more than 50 years withers the Midwest corn crop, 25 U.S. senators urged the Environmental Pro...