Discussion in 'Energy' started by JBeukema, Dec 8, 2010.
Can anyone justify subsidizing corn ethanol, when all experts on alt fuels agree it's bullshit?
Anything that needs to be subsidized to sell is bullshit imo.
It's been a con job since day one. Initial lab tests resulted in tailpipe emissions that exceeded EPA limits. Rather than go back to the lab, EPA standards were re-written to accomidate ETOH.
Yeah bullshit with a capital B.
The technology to refine oil from plants came before Petroleum refining technology.
Ethanol thus has a history of failure of over a 150 years.
Corn Ethanol is a failure, but there are other sources of ethanol that can be sustainable alter fuels for flexfuel vehicals.
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I for one have no problem being dependent on foreign oil, just because I am dependent on breathing does not make oxygen evil.
Our problem is we do not exercise our proper authority and force world wide.
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