Ethanol holds the heart of Congress

October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/8/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the promotion of ethanol as a biofuel by the U.S. Congress. It is stated that despite mounting criticism of the biofuel, farm-state senators have been encouraging the use of corn-based ethanol. Recently, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) criticized the use of corn ethanol, warning that government-funded campaigns in the U.S. and Europe to increase biofuel output may cause food shortages and damage biodiversity.


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