Opinion: "Once again, the Senate has succumbed to political posturing that further delays the adoption of a comprehensive, stable and long-term policy."
From Corn Commentary: “If Grist [magazine] claims to be “a beacon in the smog”, they are luring readers into choppy waters with their August 2 article, “More Corn for Meat and Ethanol, Less Habitat for Gulf Fish.” Using false assumptions with no reference to the data’s source and presenting personal opinions as fact, the author crafts a clever argument in an attempt to convince readers that the Gulf of Mexico’s hypoxia zone is caused strictly by corn, mainly that used for ethanol and livestock feed. Readers who know the facts about agriculture and understand the natural sciences won’t be deceived.”
25×25.org: “Once again, the Senate has succumbed to political posturing that further delays the adoption of a comprehensive, stable and long-term policy that will guarantee America’s new energy future. The failure to act has stalled the development and expansion of renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies, conceding the U.S. lead in the clean energy economy and, by extension, the global economy. Meanwhile, China and India are among many nations that are aggressively promoting renewable energy markets in bids to secure the lead in the new energy economy.”
More background on the story from the Digest