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The Ethanol Boondoggle

But Won’t Ethanol Help Stop Global Warming?

By Mark Alexander~

“Some are weatherwise, some are otherwise.” –Benjamin Franklin (1735)

Here in the mountains of east Tennessee, we distill corn mash to produce a product provincially known as Moonshine – because it is often produced and transported under cover of darkness.

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Emergency crews take part in Hazmat drill

SHELL ROCK, Iowa – The Department of Transportation is announcing big steps to improve the safety of America’s railways. That’s especially true when it comes to trains that transport hazardous chemicals, like ethanol. 453 more words


Low-cost fuel made locally

ST. ANSGAR, Iowa – A north Iowa gas station is finding ways to use local resources to make your next trip to the pump much more affordable. 399 more words


Aldermen Seek To Require Gas Stations To Sell E15

CHICAGO (CBS) – A City Council panel on Monday will weigh a proposal to require Chicago gas stations to sell mid-grade ethanol gasoline, also known as E15. 279 more words


Franken: EPA May Scale Back Renewable Fuel Cuts

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sen. Al Franken says the Obama administration may scale back projected cuts to ethanol and other renewable fuels production.

An Environmental Protection Agency proposal for renewable fuel standards would reduce by almost 3 billion gallons the amounts of ethanol and other biofuels blended into gasoline in 2014 than the law requires. 93 more words


Feeding & Fueling the World Together

Zoey Brooks, Wisconsin’s 67th Alice in Dairyland, visited Didion Milling and Ethanol on Tuesday morning to learn about how locally-grown corn is processed into food, feed and fuel products that are used in our local communities, across the country and around the world. 358 more words


Climate Tracker Meeting at Temple University 7-22-14

Rouzbeh Tehrani is an Engineering Professor at Temple and invited us to his lab on the 5th floor of the College of Engineering building to check out some equipment related to the project. 49 more words