Republicans seek to end federal ethanol mandate - Daily Caller
Congressional Republicans are advocating the full repeal of the federal government’s ethanol mandate, which has been criticized for raising food and fuel prices, as well as forcing consumers to purchase a product.
Small engine carburetors sure run poorly on it, until they don't run at all.
“I think we need to get rid of [the Renewable Fuel Standard) and we need to think of a better way to handle this,” Oklahoma Republican Rep. James Lankford told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “It is not that the fuel is economical, it’s not that the fuel is what the consumer wants, it’s that the federal government is requiring this much to be sold.”
Good luck with getting rid of it. It's another sacred, Iowa, Illinois, etc. [buy the vote] farm subsidy, which has pushed the price of corn to record levels.
Posted by: Besoeker 2013-06-18