16 Jun '11, 8pm

Finally. Why it's important Senate Votes to End Billions in Ethanol Subsidies

The New York Times An illustration created by The Times for an article on the glory days of the corn ethanol industry — before the great recession and concerns about food prices. Just one day after the Senate voted to keep costly ethanol tax breaks in place and Climate Progress headlined a news roundup “Ethanol Subsidies Here to Stay ,” the Senate voted overwhelmingly this afternoon to end the $5-billion-a-year incentive for ethanol production. The vote, according to Wall Street Journal coverage , also would end a 54-cents-a-gallon tariff on imports of the fuel. There are many subtexts in this effort, many of which are laid out nicely in the Journal article on the earlier vote. It’s also important to note, as the Los Angeles Times explains, that the measure is attached to a stalled economic development bill. The Hill notes that anti-tax campaigners had warned Republicans t...

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