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Carbon Emissions Energy Policy Renewable Energy

Why Energy Reform is on Shaky Ground – It’s Time

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Since national energy reform is on the rocks, ethanol subsidies for the Midwest and ballot propositions to roll back progressive energy legislation in California are the most important policy fights to watch right now. Neither will revolutionize the way […]Read More

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Environmental Organizations Call For End To Ethanol Subsidies

Energy security is on everyone’s mind but there’s increasing skepticism that ethanol contributes positively toward that goal. Various environmental organizations are voicing strong objections against the generous subsidies the sector is receiving. The corn-based ethanol industry received $3 billion in tax credits in 2007, more than four times the $690 million in credits available to […]Read More