Lowering ethanol targets is a smart energy choice

Albuquerque Journal: Corn destined to be turned into ethanol is a big cash crop in the Midwest, but as a renewable fuel it is problematic – and a perennial political boondoggle. Midwest farmers get billions of dollars in subsidies to grow corn used to produce ethanol for fuel. A new rule by the Environmental Protection Agency would scale back planned increases in the amounts of ethanol allowed in gasoline. The amount of ethanol in gasoline would still increase in coming years, but not as much as called for in a 2007......

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