EPA may investigage corn ethanol’s environmental credentials

The US Environmental Protection Agency,  may start investigating the environmental benefits of corn ethanol processes, according to a post on Chemically Green, which quotes a letter from Friends of the Earth and others to the EPA.

The thrust of the letter is that the EPA should consider all of the effects of changing land use to grow more corn… Sounds fair enough to me, but where do you start measuring from… and where do you measure to? I’m with Bjorn Lomborg, who likes to get the largest data set he can before coming to a conclusion.

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One Response to EPA may investigage corn ethanol’s environmental credentials

  1. Steven R. Mason 14 November, 2008 at 9:20 pm #

    Hello Simon, just wanted to say thanks for featuring Chemically Green posts on your site. I am going to reciprocate for you in the near future.
    Please check out the latest CG post on Jatropha and Rolls Royce flying high.
    You mention this on your site as well.
    I appreciate The Big Biofuels Blog and you’re one of my favorites.
    Would you be interested in us interviewing each other for a post on our blogs? Always trying to get the message out. You cover a lot of info.

    You have my email address, please let me hear from you on your thoughts on interviews.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Kindest regards,
    Steve

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