January 13, 2012

EPA Mandate: Buy Nonexistent Ethanol

William Tucker, American Spectator


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Peering ahead at the worst possible outcomes of Obamacare five years from now, imagine that individuals were being fined by the Department of Health and Human Services for failing to buy health insurance -- even though insurance companies have withdrawn from the market and aren't offering it anymore! Would that be fair?

Well, it's exactly what's happening right now as the Environmental Protection Agency penalizes oil companies for failing to buy non-existent cellulosic ethanol.

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