The federal incentives for the U.S. ethanol industry are good public policy by every measure of "economic growth, energy security and environmental responsibility," according to Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, in this opinion column. If Congress lets the 45-cent-per-gallon excise tax credit for ethanol expire, U.S. production would shrink by as much as 37.7%, 112,000 workers would lose their jobs, and the U.S. gross domestic product would decline by $16.9 billion, Dinneen writes.

Full Story:
Hill, The

Related Summaries