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Has the Ethanol Boom Run Out of Gas?

VeraSun files for bankruptcy! News Flash: VeraSun, one of the largest ethanol producers announces filing for bankruptcy protection. From the Los Angles Times: VeraSun Energy Corp., the second-largest U.S. ethanol producer, filed for bankruptcy protection after making bad hedging bets on corn, a raw material used to make the fuel. The petition for Chapter 11 […]

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A Dirty Secret: U.S. Taxpayers footing bill for “Splash and Dash”, Dumping subsidized Biodiesel in Europe

“Men go mad in herds but only come to their senses one by one.” – Charles Mackay, the 19th-century Scottish journalist Our elite U.S. Congress has a loophole in a bill that is using American taxpayers’ money to help pay for biodiesel being shipped overseas to Europe. Have your heard of the “Splash and Dash” […]

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