15 Jun '11, 10am

Senate votes to keep ethanol subsidies: But further votes expected as administration promises to reform contr...

The US ethanol industry was celebrating last night after the Senate voted to retain controversial tax credits and import tariffs for the sector. However, the reprieve may prove short lived after Senate leaders signalled that they would stage further votes on reforming the $6bn tax break package in the coming months. FURTHER READING Shell and Cosan debut biofuel venture, as Cargill joins Brazilian ethanol boom Algae biofuels a winning formula for CO2 utilisation The Senate yesterday voted 59 to 40 to reject an amendment proposed by Republican Tom Coburn that would have axed the 45c a gallon ethanol tax credit and tariff on imports ahead of their scheduled expiry at the end of the year. The proposal garnered some bi-partisan support, with 34 Republicans and a handful of Democrats voting to repeal the tax breaks. Efforts to reform ethanol subsidies have brought together a wid...

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