Presidential candidates under fire for supporting biofuel but they’re not backing down

July 4, 2019 |

In Iowa, Bloomberg reports that Mighty Earth’s efforts to pressure presidential candidates into not supporting biofuels so far isn’t working. The NGO says that ethanol from corn and biodiesel from soybeans are worse for the environment than fossil fuels, so are trying to pressure candidates by hitting them on their support for biofuels during fly-ins to the key caucus state. So far, eight Democratic candidates plus President Trump have visited ethanol plants during the presidential campaign season.

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