Ethanol: A Corn-Fueled Debate
When it announced that it would use ethanol in its racing fuel, NASCAR joined a wider trend in the United States.
With all-American NASCAR now touting its use of ethanol blends in its race cars, the ethanol industry is taking the marketing pitch into overdrive in hopes of winning broad acceptance. The problem is, it's hard to figure out exactly what you're buying.
December 22, 2010 WOIThe U.S. corn crop is enormous. And about a third of it doesn't go to cereal or cows – instead, it helps run your car. But government ethanol subsidies have meat and dairy producers up in arms over the high cost of their main feed grain.