The biofuels industry is in a fledgling state. If our leaders make a strategic error now, the American ethanol industry could suffer and we may be forced to buy ethanol from our foreign competitors.
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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.
Tom Vilsack should remember that there's wisdom -- and benefits for Americans in the form of lower fuel prices and taxpayer savings -- to be found in fostering competition.
That we sacrifice the availability and the integrity of clean water every single day for generating energy is an enormous and largely unknown national tragedy.
The ethanol tax credit program, despite what critics may say, is both a benefit to private industry as well as a net contributor of jobs and tax revenues. It should not be eliminated.
Everyone who thinks Big Oil should get $31 billion from U.S. taxpayers, please sign on the dotted line.That's the message of a new ad running today in Congress Daily.
The corn ethanol tax credit is a huge waste of money. We don't need an additional 1.4 billion gallons of corn ethanol or the deforestation that comes with it. And we sure as heck don't need to be spending $4.18 per gallon for it.
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