TITLE

Ethanol study points to major savings at the gas pump

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/22/2012, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study on ethanol by Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development which found that, between 2000 and 2010, the benefits of ethanol included reducing U.S. wholesale gasoline prices by nearly 28 cents per gallon. Professor Dermot Hayes, who authored the study, said that they conducted the study because they are academically interested in the subject. The Renewable Fuels Association, however, funded an update to the study to include 2011 data.
ACCESSION #
77917456

 

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