United States: City might phase out use of corn-based ethanol fuel

Coloradoan: The city of Fort Collins may phase out use of corn-based ethanol in its fleet vehicles out of concern for the environment. The majority of City Council members said Tuesday they would support gradually doing away with the use of E85 fuel, which is 85 percent ethanol, because of the impact ramped-up corn production has had nationally, including water and soil degradation in Iowa and Illinois. Those impacts may not directly affect Fort Collins, said Council member Ben Manvel, but they should......

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