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Farmers Not To Blame For High Food Prices

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa — Farmers and ethanol producers have braced for what they expect could be widespread criticism as corn prices are rising rapidl...

Time to Stop Subsidizing Ethanol

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The $5 billion VEETC subsidy pads the pockets of Big Oil but does almost nothing to advance its stated purpose of actually promoting ethanol production.

Taxpayer Investment in Ethanol Yields Little Relief from Oil

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

Between 2005 and 2009, U.S. taxpayers spent a whopping $17 billion to subsidize corn-ethanol blends in gasoline. What did they get in return? A reduc...

Greenwashing Corn: Industrial Ag Tries to Bolster its Tarnished Image

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

EWG can hardly wait to get our invitation to hear how the corn growers are going to boost their image with environmentalists by growing more corn.

Food Lobby Mobilizes, As Soda Tax Bubbles Up

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Christine Spolar, Huffington Post Investigative Fund and Joseph Eaton, Staff Writer, Center for Public Integrity Washington lobbyists have been en...

Obama's Ethanol Support Shared By Many Advisers

New York Times | Larry Rohter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When VeraSun Energy inaugurated a new ethanol processing plant last summer in Charles City, Iowa, some of that industry's most prominent boosters show...