08 Jul '11, 12pm

Ethanol Industry Greets Compromise: Even with ethanol subsidies cut, a consensus has arisen in Washington that a...

Ethanol Industry Greets Compromise: Even with ethanol subsidies cut, a consensus has arisen in Washington that a...

Craig Lassig for The New York Times Corn is dumped for processing at an ethanol plant in Janesville, Minn. Any other year, the ethanol industry would have declared a defeat, not a victory. As I mention in Friday’s Times , three senators — one an ethanol opponent and the other two supporters — came up with a grand compromise on Thursday that would end the $6 billion in annual tax credits that go to blenders of ethanol in gasoline and a tariff designed to keep Brazilian ethanol out of the United States. The deal would direct $1.33 billion of that unspent money toward lowering the federal budget deficit and $668 million to various subsidies to help develop advanced biofuels and promote the installation of pumps at gas stations that would offer drivers higher concentrations of ethanol. Ethanol executives and lobbyists praised the deal, which was brokered by Senators Amy Klobuc...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/08/compromise-reli...

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Report: Sugar cane shortage may force Brazil to cut ethanol mix from E25 to E18

Report: Sugar cane shortage may force Brazil to...

green.autoblog.com 09 Jul '11, 3pm

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grist.org 08 Jul '11, 2pm

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Historic Agreement Reached Between Egg Industry...

ecorazzi.com 07 Jul '11, 7pm

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Myth No. 6: Ethanol Gets More Subsidies than Oil

gas2.org 04 Jul '11, 1pm

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Groundbreaking: Egg Industry Backs Federal Regulation for Hen Welfare : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Groundbreaking: Egg Industry Backs Federal Regu...

treehugger.com 07 Jul '11, 8pm

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e360.yale.edu 07 Jul '11, 5pm

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