Food or fuel? It's a false choice

Standlee, Christopher
July 2009
Trends (15339556);Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p4
The article presents the author's views on the use of corn-based ethanol as an essential alternative to gasoline in the U.S. The author says that the claim that the nation must choose between using corn for fuel or food is false. The author says that despite the recession the U.S. ethanol industry continues to grow. The author says that last year's production of 9 billion gallons of ethanol reduced the use of imported oil by 321.4 million barrels.


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