Last updated 7:18AM ET
October 18, 2017
Nebraska News
Nebraska News
Ethanol push meets some resistance
(2007-01-24)
(NET Radio) - In his State of the Union address, Bush called for a nearly fivefold mandatory increase in the production of ethanol and other renewable fuel sources. It means that by 2017 fuel producers would have to be putting out 35 billion gallons of alternative fuels a year. Critics of the plan say an increase in ethanol production would mean a need for more corn, which would cause added stress to the state's already low water supply. Another complaint is that high corn prices harm livestock producers, who rely on the grain as feed. © Copyright 2017, NET Radio
ABOUT | VOLUNTEER | PRIVACY INFO
NET Radio a service of Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
1800 N. 33rd St. Lincoln, NE 68503
402.472.6141 | 1.888.638.7346 | FAX - 402.472.2403
Email: radio@netNebraska.org
Questions for the NET Webmaster
Copyright © NET