Fast Food Restaurants Claim Ethanol Drives Up Food Costs, Lobbying For Repeal

Dec. 12, 2012

Some fast food restaurants are asking congress to repeal the ethanol mandate, saying the fuel additive is driving up food prices, according to Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal. A Wendy's franchise owner claimed ethanol in gasoline cost his four restaurants up to $30,000 annually. Full article. 



Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Keeps Ethanol-Gasoline Requirements Despite Corn Shortages

Nov. 20, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will continue to require a third of the U.S.'s corn to be converted into ethanol and blended into gas, according to National Public Radio...

U.S. Senator Asks EPA To Lessen Ethanol Requirements In Gasoline

Oct. 19, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being encouraged to consider removing the ethanol requirements in gasoline as a way to deal with the diminished corn crop due to the...

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