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Opinion: Burning down the house: Corn as fuel, not food

Published on October 4, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Oxfam, a nonprofit organization supporting an end to poverty and injustice, urges people to call on the EPA to postpone its counterproductive ethanol mandate.  Oxfam points out 40% of US corn crops are currently diverted to ethanol – enough food to feed 127 million people for a year.  With no evidence ethanol reduces emissions and areas of the world suffering famine, Oxfam declares an end to ethanol both a moral and economic imperative.

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