Gov. Branstad criticized Cruz’s opposition to Renewable Fuel Standard, which requires U.S. fuel to contain a minimum amount of biofuels, including ethanol.
The fortunes of the wonder fuel that promised to help clean the environment, secure America and save small family farms have steadily dwindled. Now fuel, corn-based ethanol, finds itself threatened with a defection that was once unthinkable: Iowa voters.
Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Scientists have made a surprising discovery about ethanol: The more it was used by drivers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the more ozone they measured in the local environment. The finding, reported this week in Nature Geoscience, is contrary to other studies predicting that increased use of ethanol would cut […]