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US Ethanol Policies Are Starving Guatemalan Children

Ethanol and biofuel mandates in the U.S. and Europe are fueling rising hunger in Guatemala, which now has the fourth-highest rate of child malnutrition in the world — higher than in many less developed countries in Africa: With its corn-based diet … Continue reading

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Toomey Vows to Fight Ethanol Mandate

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) on Friday vowed to fight against ethanol mandates during the next Congress after the Environmental Protection Agency refused to waive the regulations. “I’m disappointed that the EPA chose to disregard the impact this growing mandate will … Continue reading

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Poor Crop Forecast Fuels Ethanol Battle

Biofuels opponents amplified calls Friday to the Obama administration to end a national corn ethanol requirement following the release of disappointing crop yield estimates. Agriculture Department predictions for corn supplies came in lower than expected in its biannual review. The … Continue reading

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