Corn-for-Gasoline: Kill the Livestock, Starve the People

Baker, Marcia Merry
November 2012
Executive Intelligence Review;11/23/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 46, p38
The article focuses on the rejection by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of an appeal to waive the Federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), which mandates the annual volumes of biodiesel and ethanol. Rob Green, executive director of the National Council of Chain Restaurants, states that he is very disappointed with the decision of EPA. It also discusses the survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the impact of higher corn price on cattle.


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