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Biofuelsimon
16th January 2008, 12:52 AM
(automatically updated/inserted from The Big Biofuels Blog)


There is a call in the US to cut the ethanol subsidy to help reduce the price of milk (http://www.newsday.com/news/local/ny-limilk0114,0,3592789.story?coll=ny_home_rail_headl ines). One one hand it looks like a lot of cattle in the US are fed on corn, not wholesome grass... On the other, the volume of corn that's going into ethanol in the US is beginning to hit consumers in their pockets.

More (from The Big Biofuels Blog)... (http://www.icis.com/blogs/biofuels/archives/2008/01/calls-for-cutting-the-us-ethan.html)