Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part opinion piece on ethanol. Read part one.
- The environmental arguments surrounding ethanol are plentiful and confusing.
There is some evidence that ethanol increases nitrous oxides and ozone. These studies were based on computer......Full article >>>
as an oxygenator, but even today E10 blends at mid-grade octane levels sell for less in Iowa than regular, grade-pure gasoline.
Ethanol - what's not to like?
In my view, there are only two practical reasons and one political reason not to like ethanol. The first practical reason is that modern industrial agriculture does have an environmental impact. More corn means a larg......Full article >>>
orted oil. At least they are still easy to get along with. Fuel security and national security are inextricably tied.
A single-feedstock ethanol program will not free us from these concerns. It will take other ethanol feedstocks, other biofuels, and other alternative energy sources. But as a country, we cannot use ghost arguments to keep us from going down the alternative-fuels path. <......Full article >>>
is, however, is knowledge. Wisconsin is ideally situated to provide the basic research and the biotech know-how to drive this change. No other state has such a great combination of agriculture, forestry, a world-class research university, and strong biotech.
I don't want to see Madison become Palo Alto, but a booming economy based in part on what we grow and the knowledge we possess that ......Full article >>>
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