February 16, 2012
Biofuels Subsidies Are a Waste of Money
Thomas Pyle, US News & World Report
In the hope of coming to an agreement on a 2012 Farm Bill this spring, the Senate Agriculture Committee held the first of four hearings on Wednesday to discuss the future of our country's agricultural policy. This week's inaugural hearing, titled "Energy and Economic Growth for America," focused specifically on the prospect of continuing the wasteful alternative energy subsidies of the previous Farm Bill.
TAGGED: Government Subsidies, Biofuels