16 Jun '11, 10pm

Senate votes to end $6 billion giveaway for corn ethanol - 06/16/2011 For Immediate Release Jun...

For Immediate Release June 16, 2011 Contact: Matthew Cain, 202-222-0751, [email protected] Kelly Trout, 202-222-0722, [email protected] Senate votes to end $6 billion giveaway for corn ethanol Bipartisan decision called a win for the public and for the environment, signals waning congressional support for wasting tax dollars on dirty and outdated fuel WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Senate voted 73-27 this afternoon to end ethanol blender tax credits, a $6 billion dollar annual giveaway for dirty corn ethanol. “Senators scored a win for the public and for the environment by voting to end this $6 billion giveaway,” said Kate McMahon, biofuels campaign coordinator at Friends of the Earth. “Ending this subsidy will help reduce the deficit, have almost no impact on jobs and limit support for this polluting industry. We thank the senators for reaching across the aisle to send a decisive message...

Full article: http://www.foe.org/senate-votes-end-6-billion-giveaway-co...

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