biofuels

The U.S. may be hitting its ethanol limit. So EPA wants to relax its biofuels goals.

The EPA will require gasoline refiners to use just 15.2 billion gallons of ethanol next year — 14% lower than the original target set by Congress.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Nov 15, 2013

The U.S. is hitting its ethanol limit. So the EPA may relax its biofuels rules.

On Tuesday, the EPA said that it would look into ways to adjust the nation's biofuels targets in the years ahead.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 7, 2013

Corn and soy wiping out America’s grasslands at fastest pace since the 1930s

America's grasslands to vanish. And that could have all sorts of consequences in the years ahead, from soil erosion to vanishing ducks.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Feb 20, 2013