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Why farmers are more important than drivers (again)

There’s an explanation of why reducing the tariff on bioethanol from Brazil would make a little real difference to the US gasoline pool and hurt US farmers. Perhaps they could grow something that there’s a real market for instead?

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One person’s view of why ethanol plants are a bad idea.

This is one person’s view of why ethanol plants are a bad idea. There is a word for this in British english: nimbyism (from Not In My Back Yard). Of course we don’t want an ethanol plant in our back yard, (but we don’t mind a motor in the drive). Interesting worries about ground water. I guess […]

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