Going Green

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Ethanol Backlash Building?

There are myriad arguments against ethanol. Some are legitimate and some are uninformed. Whatever the basis, many people are resisting the inclusion of ethanol in their fuel tanks. I believe that the RFS mandates are misguided although well-intended. Although difficult, it is time to change course away from corn-based ethanol.

In Gas-Powered World, Ethanol Stirs Complaints

By KATE GALBRAITH
Published: July 26, 2008


OKLAHOMA CITY — “Why Do You Put Alcohol in Your Tank?” demands a large sign outside one gas station here, which reassures drivers that it sells only “100% Gas.”

“No Corn in Our Gas,” advertises another station nearby.

Along the highways of this sprawling prairie city, and in other pockets of the country, a mutiny is growing against energy policies that...(complete article here).

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