Ward, Hancock call on Canberra to reject Productivity Commission report

April 6, 2017 |

In Australia, two MPs have come out against a report by the federal government’s Productivity Commission that warned ethanol blending was a bad investment for the economy, saying that dropping the 6% ethanol mandate in New South Wales would be instead devastating to the economy, especially on the South Coast. The province has invested heavily in biofuels and is home to Manildra’s operation in Bomaderry that employs more than 300 people. Some are also questioning the commission’s report that blending eliminates consumer choice.

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