TITLE

Survey: Consumers like biofuels

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Mike
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Irish Farmers Monthly;Jan2008, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a survey commissioned by the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) regarding the use of biofuels in the U.S. EPIC's result indicated that 79% of the respondents agreed that the government should require cleaner and more efficient energy sources, despite a media campaign by oil companies to blame higher food prices on biofuels. Nearly a third of respondents indicated that their attitude toward ethanol has become more favorable.
ACCESSION #
28692688

 

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