TITLE

Is ethanol a boon or drain on our economy?

AUTHOR(S)
Byrge, Joshua A.; Kliesen, Kevin L.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
North Western Financial Review;8/1/2008, Vol. 193 Issue 15, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the cost and benefits of ethanol as a gasoline fuel additive in the U.S. It tells that ethanol is a renewable energy derived from corn that has lower greenhouse-gas emissions. It adds that greater use of ethanol would lower the demand for imported fuel products but ethanol production remains low despite the federal mandate to increase its production and the tax incentives to ethanol producers.
ACCESSION #
33958057

 

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