ethanol

The Ethanol Mandate Needs To Be Reformed

The Ethanol Mandate Needs To Be Reformed

It’s clear that the ethanol mandate is no longer working for consumers and must be altered dramatically. The steady stream of lawmakers coming out against the law is only further proof of this fact. Until something is done, the pain at the pump and in the supermarket will only grow and the calls to repeal the mandate will multiply. The time for reform is now.
A Market In Desperate Need Of Transparency

A Market In Desperate Need Of Transparency

If the 2009 financial crisis taught us anything, it's that market manipulation and speculation is a recipe for disaster. Four years later, we don't seem to have learned our lesson. Wall Street has found another, more obscure, market to manipulate: ethanol credits. Fortunately, the EPA has the power to bring transparency to this marketplace -- it just needs to do it.

Corn Crop Estimates Shrinking 'By The Hour'

Now remember, a lot of other foods are dependent on corn. The bulk of corn grown in the U.S. is consumed by livestock, poultry, and fish production. Approximately 12% of the U.S. corn crop ends up in foods that are either consumed directly or