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A Major Victory for Clean Energy & Market Competition

by Leticia Phillips on Jun 17, 2011

Yesterday’s vote was a symbol of changing times. Politico announced “there are no longer any sacred cows when it come to energy,” while the Wall Street Journal called it “an ethanol miracle.” Read More

Time to Vote

by Leticia Phillips on Jun 10, 2011

The political winds are changing on ethanol policy. The shift has been visible for weeks as one Republican hopeful after another - Tim Pawlenty, Sarah Palin and then John Huntsman - did what was once unthinkable in advance of the important Iowa caucuses that begin the Presidential nomination contests: they questioned the need or outright opposed continuing current ethanol subsides. That same sentiment will soon be put to the test on Capitol Hill as the U.S. Senate appears poised to vote on an amendment that would finally end 30 years of tax credits and trade protection for ethanol. Read More

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