Monday, July 18, 2011

Podcast: Feeling the burn of ethanol subsidies

As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., spar over federal spending and taxes, attention has focused on farm subsidies — including the various federal support programs for corn-based ethanol.

Reporter Tim Hearden and copy editor Will Koenig discuss how different groups see ethanol subsidies and how federal supports affect livestock producers.

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What do you want lawmakers to do on ethanol policy?

1 comment:

Christmas tree growers said...

Should we really support this industry at the expense feeding human? Would there be other ways to make bio fuel, for example, take biological waste?

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