Researcher rebuts Washington Times' anti-ethanol editorial

04/8/2010 | Washington Times, The

This letter to the editor rebuts a Washington Times editorial on ethanol policy, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is considering allowing up to 15% blending of ethanol, not requiring it, as the editorial said. The editorial also cited data from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri to support the assertion that the ethanol tax credit would raise corn prices "by 18 cents per bushel." The letter, written by the institute's co-director, points out their research reached the figure after looking at the combined effects of three policies, not just the tax credit.

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