June 7, 2011
by Sasha Lyutse
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RFA makes more exaggerated claims in new corn ethanol ads

Sasha Lyutse, Policy Analyst, New York I wrote last week that we could soon expect the corn ethanol industry, faced with growing bipartisan calls to end corn ethanol subsidies, to start playing on consumer fears about rising gas prices and arguing… Continue reading

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March 18, 2011
by Nathanael Greene
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On the ground in Rio with a diverse set of opinions

I’m in Rio De Janerio today on my first full day of a 9 day trip to explore the impacts on biofuels policy here in Brazil and back home in the US on land-use change here. As I wrote about earlier this week, the trip was organized by IATP and includes a… Continue reading

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November 18, 2010
by Sasha Lyutse
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Experts lay out facts while coalition calls on Congress to end corn ethanol subsidies

Yesterday, the groups Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Grocery Manufacturers Association held a briefing on Capitol Hill featuring the Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University, Bruce Babcock. The t… Continue reading

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October 19, 2010
by Sasha Lyutse
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Coalition calls on President Obama to follow the science and reject more giveaways to old, dirty corn ethanol

Today, a broad coalition of environmental organizations, including NRDC, sent a letter to President Obama expressing strong opposition to the policy proposals recently released by the corn ethanol lobby groups Growth Energy, the American Coalition for … Continue reading

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