26 Dec '11, 11am

Finally: Wasteful corn ethanol subsidies ending

The VEETC subsidized the best and worst gallons of ethanol alike, with no environmental performance requirements. This was not only wasteful, but came at the expense of developing the new and cleaner biofuels we need. To get the first billion gallons of advanced biofuels to market, we’ll need the right mix of policies that support the production of responsibly-grown energy crops, reward producers for creating biofuels that protect our climate and natural resources , and ensure that rigorous sustainability standards and verification systems are integrated into corporate and government biofuels purchasing contracts.

Full article: http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/12/26/finally-wasteful-co...

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