More RFS Carbon Claims
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu May 29, 2014 03:13 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cutting the amount of corn-based ethanol in the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard by 1.39 billion gallons would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 3 million tons, according to a new report released by the Environmental Working Group on Thursday. That would be the equivalent of taking some 580,000 cars off the road for a year, the report said.

The report takes to task studies by the ethanol industry and other analyses for what the EWG says are underestimates on carbon emissions from land-use changes due to ethanol's demand for corn.

EWG's new report, "Ethanol's Broken Promise: Using Less ...

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