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Ethanol consumes one-quarter of corn crops

Posted By Tom Jackson On January 25, 2010 @ 6:02 pm In Construction News | No Comments

One fourth of our amber fields of grain is now used to create ethanol alcohol [1]to power motor vehicles. And that’s twice as much as was produced in 2007. That’s good for the biofuels industry, which has built 80 new ethanol plants in recent years, but it’s also driven the price of food up all around the world.

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[1] create ethanol alcohol : http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/22/quarter-us-grain-biofuels-food

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