May 3, 2011
by Sasha Lyutse
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Bipartisan Senate bill would end wasteful corn ethanol subsidies this summer

Sasha Lyutse, Policy Analyst, New York Today, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Tom Coburn have joined forces across the aisle to introduce legislation that will completely eliminate the main corn ethanol tax credit—known as the Volumetric Ethanol Ex… Continue reading

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October 21, 2010
by Sasha Lyutse
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USDA’s Vilsack talks about the future but wants to waste $6b on the past

Today, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack gave a speech outlining the administration’s policies on biofuels, focused on reducing our dependence on foreign oil and supporting rural economies. Unfortunately, while he embraced a vision for transit… 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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