Let's Clear the Air About Ethanol
In this hectic campaign season, you're hearing A LOT of false claims about ethanol, including ones that are coming from Big Oil and their friends. The fact is they're threatened by ethanol's clean air benefits and market opportunities, so they're clouding the issue.
For instance, you've probably seen television ads using quotations from Al Gore claiming that ethanol is worse for the environment than gasoline. Well, let's clear the air:
You will find at the bottom of this page, articles and access to information that continually refutes the claims of Big Oil and those who continue to misinform the public. We urge you to look through them and use them to educate yourself and others. Stake your own claim in this election by using your voice to continue the positive message of ethanol. Clear the air with you friends and family, and remind the candidates and the media about the many benefits of ethanol.
Published: Mon. Mar 7th, 2016 by: Tricia BraidIt takes more energy to make ethanol than it provides. BUSTED! This urban legend is as old as they come. Ethanol plants improve their efficiencies every day if for no other reason than to improve their bottom line. Corn ethanol actually provides 300% more energy that it takes to make it. If you count all the way back to the time when the corn seed was planted, you still …Read More »
Published: Mon. Mar 7th, 2016 by: Tricia BraidThe Illinois primary is just days away, and we're all inundated with news coverage of the presidential candidates. In particular, ethanol and RFS policy seem to be taking center stage. The anti-ethanol folks have even taken the opportunity to dust off some of their worst radio and television ads to run again in certain media markets. We thought you might like some information about where you can go to find …Read More »