Corn-based ethanol producers are cranking up as oil prices soar

Corn-based ethanol producers are cranking up as oil prices soar
Ethanol production hit record levels last year, and some companies are looking to expand. But the alternative fuel has critics, including some scientists who say it’s just as harmful to the environment as oil. Corn-based ethanol is the renewable fuel environmentalists love to hate. But as turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa has sent oil prices soaring, U.S.-made ethanol is making a …
Read more on Los Angeles Times

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published.