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December 15, 2010

Billions More for Big Corn

Imagine you own an auto repair business and come to find out that your trusty mechanics have been running a

December 15, 2010

WASHINGTON – In response to news that the tax compromise package the Senate will vote on Monday afternoon includes an

December 10, 2010

There are two prominent justifications for biofuel subsidies—to reduce gasoline consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. But how much does it

December 8, 2010
November 30, 2010

Corn is For Food, Not Fuel

Corn is in everything. It’s in your soda, syrup, shaving cream and licorice. You can find corn in batteries, ink

November 30, 2010

Please make the grant…this big! General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt might have been right when he called the U.S. government’s

October 29, 2010

Thomas Edison with an electric car in 1913, (courtesy of the National Museum of American History) All-electric cars are in

October 19, 2010
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