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Top Ethanol Producer Bailout? Seriously?

Last week, VeraSun, the #2 producer of ethanol in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy.  You would think they would shut the doors and end up selling their assets.  This won’t be the case thanks to the millions of dollars North Dakota citizens have paid in special incentives and taxes for VeraSun. From the North Dakota […]

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I Don’t Like Ike

Hurricane Ike was only a category 2. If this storm had been a category 4 or 5, our oil refining industry probably would have been severely crippled or even destroyed. Oil is our Achilles heel and Mother Nature can smite us upon that heel anytime she feels like it and America will be devastated. This […]

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Want to Save at the Pump? Try Blending Fuel Pumps

Perhaps a break for consumer fuel prices Picture Credit: (Cole_H(Old Skool) Unity Biofuels plans to save consumers money with new blending fuel dispenser: Clean energy company Unity Biofuels has announced that it is developing self-blending ethanol fuel dispensers, to help blend ethanol with gasoline directly in the pump and thus help consumers to avoid the […]

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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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