January 17, 2013

Mandating Ethanol - Good or Bad?

Jared Anderson, AOL Energy

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There is a contentious debate underway regarding mandated ethanol blending into gasoline that touches on issues like food versus fuel and the sanctity of free markets. The severe drought that hit the US this past summer reduced corn crop yields - a major ethanol feedstock - and sparked calls for a waiver of the Renewable Fuels Standard that reportedly uses some 40% of the US corn crop to produce ethanol.

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October 18, 2013
Big Win for Big Oil on Ethanol Mandate?
Joao Peixe, OilPrice.com
It seems to many that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is putting off a final decision on whether or not it will slash the 2014 biofuels mandate in order to calm markets, but the rumor mill has the market more anxious... more ››