Tag Archives: ethanol

New Report Looks at Cost of Using Ethanol

An investigation by the¬†Associated Press¬†looking at the ethanol industry was released last week, and the outcome is not pretty: The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain ... Read more

EPA Still Lacking in Transparency

Earlier this week the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the amount of ethanol that oil refiners will be required to blend into our nation’s fuel supply in 2014: Because Americans are continuing to drive more fuel-efficient cars,... Read more

EPA Brazenly Ignores Court Ruling

We wrote earlier this week about a court striking down EPA’s unrealistic cellulosic ethanol goals, with the court noting that the EPA did not take a “neutral aim at accuracy.” It seems that the EPA did not get the memo: Just... Read more

Court Strikes Down EPA Ethanol Rule

Yet another blow to the Environmental Protection Agency from the judiciary: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia decided in favor of the American Petroleum Institute when it ruled that the Environmental Protection AgencyR... Read more

The Government’s Infatuation With Corn Ethanol

As mentioned in a post earlier this week, in 2007 Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act which included a mandate that oil refiners begin blending biofuels into our nation’s gasoline supply. It began requiring that 9 b... Read more