16 Jun '11, 8pm

Senate Votes to End Billions in Ethanol Subsidies

The Senate voted 73 to 27 on Thursday to wipeout billions of dollars in support for the U.S. ethanol industry. The Senate approved an amendment to end the 45-cent-a-gallon subsidy the government gives refiners and the 54-cent-per-gallon tariff on imported ethanol from Brazil and other countries. The ethanol subsidy amendment on Thursday from Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein and Coburn will be tacked on to an underlying economic development bill, which faces a difficult time passing the Senate.

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